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Things To Do When Staying In Douro Wine Country

September 27, 2017 TravelAtWill 0

Staying In The Countryside A stay in Porto gave us a great view of this smaller city in the north of Portugal. When we headed into the Douro River Valley area, we decided to take a break from the city by staying in Douro wine country. Driving on the small […]

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Visit the Mateus Palace (Casa de Mateus)

September 24, 2017 TravelAtWill 0

Visit the Mateus Palace We stayed in the Douro River Valley with a great view overlooking the grape terraces. One day we headed back out on the twisty road hugging the hills. We planned to explore the areas around Sobrosa and Vila Real. There was one stop we had to […]

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Driving Along the Douro River Valley

September 20, 2017 TravelAtWill 16

Leaving Porto We had a busy 3 days in Porto. It was great to see the beautiful city. We did a small riverboat tour on the Douro River in Porto to see the 6 bridges. It was now time to head up the Douro River into the valley and see […]

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8 Things To Do In Porto

September 17, 2017 TravelAtWill 0

So Many Ways To Explore Porto Our 4 weeks in Portugal started with a stay in Lisbon. Then we explored the Algarve area and flew out to the Azores Islands. We landed next in Porto for 3 days. The historic centre of Porto was designated as a World Heritage site […]

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Coffee, Gelato and Port in Porto

September 13, 2017 TravelAtWill 0

In Search of Coffee, Gelato and Port in Porto We had a lot of good food in Portugal and Porto was no exception. But we went in search of coffee, gelato and port when we walked in Porto. We had several things pinned on our maps to try. Others we […]

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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, […]