One Happy Island

Aruba, Jamaica…just like in that famous song… Now we are here! Aruba is indeed a paradise. They say that it’s one happy island! And it seems to me more and more that it might be true! We are here for four weeks, and in between the trips to the beach, enjoying wine on the balcony, […]

Okanagan Valley – Wine Country – Wine Tour Day 2

         There are about 31 wineries in Okanagan. Of course, it’s impossible to visit them all just in a few days, physically impossible! However, I visited 11 wineries in 2 days! The first day, as you know, we were biking and tasting wine, on the second day I had to be driven by my husband […]

Canada Vacation Experience – Oliver and the Wine Country!!!

     We rented a car from Vancouver airport. The thing about renting a car in Canada is that they don’t give you good cars like Camaro or Ford Mustang if you are not going to drop them at the same location… So you know. The other thing is that you can prebook your car online, […]

Vancouver Vacation – Food – Where to Eat and Drink

         Here is a list of places that I personally visited in Vancouver and my experience of them, so it’s up to you to decide whether you want to go there or not. I’ll try to be honest and objective, promise! 1. Granville Island Brewing Canada’s oldest microbrewery. Nice atmosphere, friendly service, excellent […]

Canada Vacation Experience: Vancouver Part 1 – Hotel

      The Hotel We stayed at the Pinnacle Hotel Waterfront which had (and still has!) a very convenient location – downtown – close to the harbour, Gastown, financial district, tour buses and all the other important attractions. I really recommend this hotel: it’s neat, the staff are friendly, it is located right in […]