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First Airbnb Experience – Risk With Reward

December 20, 2015 TravelAtWill 2

Our First Airbnb Experience Made Us Converts We were heading to Vancouver for an extended period. Our previous two visits had found us scrambling to find hotel rooms in the very busy summer tourist season. Planning this visit, we made a couple of hotel bookings as backup but we would […]

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10 Things You May Not Know About The Caribbean

July 26, 2015 TravelAtWill 0

Things To Love About the Caribbean It is July and being back in Bahamas was a good reminder of all things about the Caribbean! We are Canadians and everyone who lives in Toronto looks to escape when winter settles in. We had not done really well in previous winters and […]

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Window Seat Theatre

June 27, 2015 TravelAtWill 0

Flying Can Give You The Greatest Window Seat Theatre! A photo journal … We are a regular visitor to Vancouver from Toronto. Given it is about 4,400 km (2,735 miles) to travel across the country, we try to plan in advance to find the best airfare deals or stay long […]

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5 Cruise Planning Tips

March 20, 2015 TravelAtWill 0

Choosing To Cruise Again Updated:  Mid-cruise April 10/15 This would be our 4th cruise. Our first one was a kid-based trip to the Caribbean on a Carnival ship. It offered great and varied entertainment but we came away not sure if cruising was for us. When we started to plan a […]

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What I Miss When Away From Home

January 24, 2015 TravelAtWill 0

There Are Some Things I Miss When Away From Home Just back from 10 days in Vancouver over the Christmas holidays, we are in the planning stages for plenty of travel in 2015: Bahamas for 3 weeks in February Caribbean cruise for 2 weeks in April (including another few days in […]

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Getting Connected in Italy

September 14, 2014 TravelAtWill 0

Getting Getting Connected in Italy In Italy Was So Easy and Cheap Wifi is an essential requirement when we travel.  While I am generally “unavailable” for any work connectivity, my personal needs are much greater – to stay in touch with our children, to travel plan and to connect to […]

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Was the London Pass Worth It For Us?

September 3, 2014 TravelAtWill 0

Considering The London Pass We were so busy leading up to our departure for 10 weeks that we really did not make a lot of decisions about what we would do for our 4 days in London. With each passing year, I am less certain how bagged I will be […]

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Travel Planning Geek (To Plan Or Not To Plan)

August 23, 2014 TravelAtWill 0

As A Travel Planning Geek – We May Plan A Bit Too Much When We Travel I have always liked the romantic thought of just showing up at the airport and taking a seat on the first flight out. But every time we start thinking about a vacation much more […]

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What Happens To All the Stuff Left Behind?

August 11, 2014 TravelAtWill 0

Updated:  Jan 12/15 We had just finished 4 weeks on the west coast – 2200+ miles, 2 countries, 3 states and 13 hotels.  Packing to head home to “real life” is always a bit depressing.  It was particularly sad this time as we headed home to a hospital palliative care […]