Category Archives: Hawaii

My Oceanic State: The Salt Water Cure

My Oceanic State: The Salt Water Cure

“The cure for anything is salt water: sweat, tears or the sea.” Isak Dinesen   I live about 3.5 hours away from the Pacific Ocean. Although the nearest body of water is a 2 minute drive from my home, it is a lake. There’s something very different from a lake to an ocean, aside from… Continue Reading

What Lies Beneath: Snorkelling Oahu & Video

What Lies Beneath: Snorkelling Oahu & Video

Having been to the island of Oahu three times I consider myself well versed in its fluctuating snorkelling conditions. Lanikai Beach, for example, was the ideal place to snorkel when I first visited its vibrant green coral reefs and schools of fish that got bigger as your ventured further. My first time on Waikiki Beach… Continue Reading

Postcards: Oahu

Postcards: Oahu

Aloha! I’ve returned a little browner, a little blonder and even more fascinated by the Ocean life I’ve encountered. With my trusty GoPro I’ve captured a sea turtle and a whole lot of colourful fish. It’s not groundbreaking, I know, but as an enthusiast of ocean waves and the life it keeps within its briny… Continue Reading

Adios! For Now…

Feliz Navidad! This week I am off to Mexico! Cancun to be precise. Usually, I opt for Hawaii but my family thought it would be nice to try an all-inclusive resort. sigh…Oahu I have to admit, the media representation of Mexico has been making me slightly weary about the trip. Don’t get me wrong, I… Continue Reading

And So It Begins…

         Welcome to the first post of the Wanderfull Traveler!  Like the title implies, I am an avid traveler and I love good food so I will be posting about all my great finds wherever I go; it may be around the corner here in Kelowna, or around the globe.  I encourage… 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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