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The Hills and Valleys of Madeira

August 16, 2017 TravelAtWill 0

Our First Stop In Portugal We had really loved our visit to the Canary Islands. This stop in Funchal, Madeira would be yet another volcanic island in the long chain that sits in the North Atlantic. And it would be our first taste of Portugal. We saw yet more volcanic […]

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The Colours Of Lanzarote, Canary Islands

June 22, 2017 TravelAtWill 0

Our First Stop in the Canary Islands Was On Lanzarote We got our first introduction to the volcanic islands of the Atlantic Ocean on our day in Cape Verde. Three days in the Canary Islands let us get another range of impressions for this volcanic archipelago. The first stop gave […]

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A Great Tour To See Flamenco and Food in Seville

June 13, 2017 TravelAtWill 0

Heading Off For Flamenco And Food In Seville We started our day in the Triana neighbourhood. It is said that flamenco dancing comes from Triana. So it seemed a fitting beginning to our evening of flamenco and food in Seville. Our tour guide David from Devour Seville was waiting for […]

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Italian Wine Tasting at Sea

April 19, 2017 TravelAtWill 0

Finding A New Activity Onboard Our Cruise Ship There are a lot of great things to do when you are cruising at sea! When it is a port day, we are often out at excursions so enjoy less of the things the ship offers. But when it is a sea […]

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Top 10 Things To Do In Cape Town

February 9, 2017 TravelAtWill 4

So Many Things To Do In Cape Town Cape Town would wrap up our awesome 51 day cruise. We spent 10 days in Cape Town over the Christmas holidays. We worried that things may be closed over the holiday season but in fact we found most places open. Many locals […]

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Begin Your Wine Tour in Stellenbosch

January 15, 2017 TravelAtWill 0

Exploring The Countryside Around Cape Town It was our second day trip during our 10 days in Cape Town. After having enjoyed a quick tour of the city of Cape Town, it was time to head out to the countryside. We always visit wineries when we travel in Italy and […]

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Food and Travel in 2016

December 28, 2016 TravelAtWill 2

Travelling for Food in 2016 Challenged Our Taste Buds Food and travel in 2016 stretched us to try many new cuisines. Our taste buds were sometimes challenged! But often our food and drink favourites came in great quantity and variety! As we travel and experience authentic local foods and drinks, […]

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France for 3 Weeks

January 24, 2016 TravelAtWill 6

Road Trip Around France for 3 Weeks Paris is often a gateway to Europe for us. When travelling trans-Altantic, we often decide to splurge on business class. Booking longer and longer trips, I figure I can amortize the cost over a greater number of days! Flying business class lets us […]

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Staying in French Wine Country

January 23, 2016 TravelAtWill 0

Detour to Pont du Gard It was time to leave the French Riviera after exploring from first Nice and then Avignon. Our next stop would be a brief stay in French wine country. We had originally planned a busy travel day to include stops in Nimes and Arles enroute, but […]

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Southern Italy Cooking Experience

October 6, 2014 TravelAtWill 0

Learning Southern Italy Cooking in Lecce Learning about food in Italy was a favourite part of travelling in Italy! We were off for a day of Southern Italy cooking lessons with Silvestro at The Awaiting Table in Lecce. Worried about drinking and driving, we called a cab from the hotel and […]

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Lugana Wine Country

September 12, 2014 TravelAtWill 2

Verona Day Trip For Lugana Wine Country With Pagus Tours We considered several different Verona day trip options available through Pagus Wine Tours. Concerned that David would not enjoy the red wine tour – even if he tasted expensive Volpollicello or Amarone wines – we debated either a pure 3 […]

Travelling the PCH (Pacific Coast Hwy)

August 17, 2014 TravelAtWill 2

Travelling The PCH To See The West Coast For 4 Weeks Travelling the PCH (Pacific Coast Highway) for 4 weeks down the west coast we covered an amazing: 2200+ miles, 2 train trips, 3 airplane trips, 2 countries, 3 states and 13 hotels. Leaving from our home town in Toronto (Canada), […]