How to Wine Journal

Do you do wine journaling? I do! I’ve done it for many years now, I need to buy a new notepad… But really, I find it vital to write down the wine I taste, so I can compare later, the vintages, the grapes and the regions. Or I can see how wine production has developed […]

How to Study Wine Regions

I know! It’s soooo overwhelming, all those wine regions, and constantly new coming up, now Norway wants to make wine… How to grasp and understand all that info? In this video I’ll give you a good tip on how to do that! Feel free to comment and add your ideas! How do you study your […]

This Strange, Yet Fascinating Aruban Lifestyle

Before going into detail about dining options here on this One Happy Island, I’d like to share with you some of my observations that came strange or interesting to me while being here and basking in the ever-warm and friendly, but strong (!) sun. First of all, what I’ve noticed is the people who, as […]

Banff and Lake Louise

Our last day in Banff…. Don’t want to leave this beautiful, cosy place… However, an exciting day is in front of us! Lake Louise! Famous among tourists, misunderstood by the locals. The fact is that it is UNESCO World Heritage Site situated 60 km from Banff. It’s a pleasant road trip, but be patient with […]

Iced Fingers à la Paul Hollywood

  This is something I tried to bake for Easter, and it came out pretty good! I used Paul Hollywood‘s recipe, which you can find here. The only thing is that he uses a lot of salt, to my taste, but you have to discover it on your own! Be courageous and try to make […]

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 […]

Okanagan Valley – Wine Country – Wine Tour

        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 […]

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 […]

Paris: Foodie Tip 2

    I’ve been to this romance three times so far, but I never stop longing to go back and walk down Champs-Élysées, pop in a random boulangerie or pâtisserie, visit my favorite labyrinth of cosy tiny streets at Montmartre, drink wine at a brasserie while enjoying the view of Notre-Dame… I could make this list […]