When you feel you are floating

We are never really prepared for the scary moments in life. We are not sure of how to react. It is when the best and worst of us come out. It is when all those fears seem to crop up and eat us alive. It is when you choose to lose it or to hold…

Top 5 animals to see in Kelowna 

I love animals. They are, for the most part, furry, cuddly, cute and innocent. It takes you back to a time when you were a child and your stuffed animal was your best friend. Okay so you were lucky and had human friends. Well when I was 6-7 years old and younger, my stuffed animals…

Hotpot in the summer 

It’s been such a busy week. I apologize missing our review launch yesterday. Thank you for your support! Hot pot is a Chinese cuisine that mainly makes me think of get togethers and family time. As a young girl growing up in Montreal, hotpot was depicted as a fun street food that people could enjoy…

How you see the world depends on what glasses you wear.

Imagine walking down the street with smells of the london fog drifting by, people and children laughing and talking excitedly, the birds are chirping and you can feel the summer breeze brushing your face lightly. Isn’t it lovely? Isn’t it such a lighthearted and happy feeling? I find happiness fleeting in this age and life….

Into the valley we go 

The Okanagan Valley brings with it many charms of wineries, outdoor weddings, romance, wine, love, beautiful greenery rolling along the plains with a beautiful backdrop of mountains and fresh produce. This is the place even the privileged Vancouverites ( what with all the mountains and ocean) come to get away from it all. This is…

The best tacos in Vancouver

I love Mexican food. It stems from an appreciation of fresh ingredients and the love of something spicy or tangy. I really learned to love them when I went on my mission trip in Chiapas, Mexico. The locals had organized it such that all our meals were prepared by this local depanneur or little cafe…

Top 10 annoying things of Vancouver

I love the west coast. I love Vancouver. It is easily one of the best cities in Canada and in the world to live in as well. It is safe, beautiful, healthy, full of free spirit and kindness, love and yoga.  You can run on the seawall to see hot young people running about from…

Join me for a rose bath in Banff

Welcome back to my trip through the Rockies. Last week, we were driving through Rossland and Waterton. Let’s continue! Banff-> Lake Louise -> Columbia Icefields -> Kelowna -> Vancouver The most beautiful place in the world. There are probably so many destinations with that label. I think it has more to do with just the…

The books that teach and inspire

I’ve been looking for hidden gems in my community library and I love immersing myself in their world. Some I devour and some that I need breaks from. Here are a couple of recommendations. That’s Why I’m a Journalist: Top Canadian Reporters Tell Their Most Unforgettable Stories by Mark Bulgutch This emotional, nerve-wrecking, nails-biting and…

We all need a cat in our lives 

Okay, so if anyone knows me then they know my history with cats. Those fluffy, cute, adorable furballs of wonderful mischief and princesses of YouTube videos. Most people love cats. I tried to like them. It was hard trying times growing up.  Every time I petted a cat it usually ended up in being bitten…

Follow the wanderlust to the Rockies

I will be launching a travel series in the summer every Friday. Let me take you around the world to the places that I have traveled to and loved. I will take you down the alleyways you wouldn’t have gone to and eaten the foods you might have missed. Ready, set, go! Road trip in…

The burgers of my life

This is an exciting article for me because I love burgers like girls love their periods, like guys love to watch rom-coms, like children love sleep time curfew on new year’s eve when the grown ups go to celebrate later. Ok, once in a while I do get a yummy burger. I am not a…