Category Archives: France

Wanderlist Series #1: Provence

Wanderlist Series #1: Provence

I depart for London in just over 3 weeks and I’ve got plenty on our to-do list for that trip. But I have my sights on June 2017 (always wanderlusting) in Provence. I figured it would be a great place to turn 30 with my husband or even solo if no one can make it.… Continue Reading

My Best Travel Photography: Europe Edition

My Best Travel Photography: Europe Edition

Life has been so busy lately I have barely had time to celebrate the year my website turns 5. It’s official birthday was in March of this year but with the redesign underway I wasn’t able to give it a proper post. This week my family was rooting through images looking for suitable photos to… Continue Reading

Sunday Pranzo: Paris’ Les Bistronomes Wine Bar

Sunday Pranzo: Paris’ Les Bistronomes Wine Bar

A narrow quiet candlelit dinning room with accents of slate, natural woods and a chalkboard with expertly handwritten “Shalapata” across it in white chalk. We were the typical tourists that night dinning at an early 6:o0 pm for Parisians which meant we were the first to arrive on a Sunday evening at Les Bistronomes. I… Continue Reading

La Grande Dame: A Champagne Day in Reims, France

La Grande Dame: A Champagne Day in Reims, France

Things never quite work out how you planned them to be. This is especially the case while traveling. Before departing Canada I had customized our own tour of the Champagne region for 6 people. I arranged the train tickets (Paris to Reims, Reims to Epernay, Epernay to Paris) with a stop at the Veuve Clicquot… Continue Reading

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Hi! I'm Murissa and I live in the Okanagan Wine Valley of British Columbia, Canada. I enjoy traveling around the world for food and local spirits. I consider myself a Champagne enthusiast and enjoy sharing my conquests on this website since 2011. Follow along as I explore my home wine valley and dabble in the occasional globetrotting. Soon to be raising a foodie of my own come July 2018!


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