Wondering through Wineries in the Okanagan Valley

Who knew Canada had wineries? Wineries that make delicious wine. Red, white….ice wine (we are, after all, in Canada 🙂 )

I must admit, I didn’t know about the Canadian wineries. Growing up in Europe, I always thought Tuscany, Italy was the place to visit for wine. Now I know that Canada is a place to visit for many things. Wine included 🙂

Continue reading


I Kiss Kelowna

Kelowna is a quaint city located about 4 hours drive east of Vancouver in the area known as the Okanagan Valley, in the southern interior of British Columbia, Canada. Its name – “Kelowna” – derives from the Okanagan language term for “grizzly bear”. Yes, this is one of those posts with fun facts 🙂

Continue reading

Fall Favorites


I love colors. Therefore, I love Fall. The season of orange, yellow, red and brown. Brown isn’t such a cool color on its own, but combined with an intense yellow, spicy red, dark orange and a touch of green, voìla! Brown just became a color worth writing about anyway…:)

In 2011, I was lucky to experience the seasons changing in places that provided awesome colors, including brown.

I took the following photographs in Kelowna, British Columbia (October 2011), and in Norway (September 2011). Viewing these photos, I’m already looking forward to the next seasonal change. I just hope summer jumps in before Fall arrives upon us once again… 🙂 Continue reading