Category Archives: USA

5 Unusual Places to Visit in New York City

5 Unusual Places to Visit in New York City

If you’re considering a visit to New York, you’ve certainly already heard of the Statue of Liberty, the Rockefeller Centre, Central Park, and the Empire State Building. CityPASS is here to guide you through New York City. It enables you to jump lines and save time, and learn more about this amazing city. Go beyond… Continue Reading

17 Legendary Historic Hotels Inducted into Historic Hotels of America and Historic Hotel Worldwide

17 Legendary Historic Hotels Inducted into Historic Hotels of America and  Historic Hotel Worldwide

Historic Hotels of America® and Historic Hotels Worldwide® have inducted 17 historic hotels into membership through April 2017. These historic hotels  date back to the 13th century. The 17 iconic hotels represent different independent hotels, brands, and collections from around the world and from ten countries. Historic Hotels of America has inducted these hotels through April 2017: Inn… Continue Reading

The City Tour with Vantigo San Francisco

The City Tour with Vantigo San Francisco

Where do you take someone who has never been to San Francisco before? This was a question that plagued me before my most recent trip to San Francisco. My fiancé and I were veterans. We’ve been over seven times combined and so we have our old favourites and a long list of things to do… Continue Reading

A Helping of NorCal

A Helping of NorCal

I work mostly in marketing which means I design a whole lot of banners, literature and upkeep my work’s websites. So it isn’t often that I get to leave the office and if I do we venture to a place that leaves little time for any exploration. This last trip I was fortunate enough to travel… Continue Reading

Sunday Pranzo: A Lobster Feast in Boston

Sunday Pranzo: A Lobster Feast in Boston

It’s tough for me to allow myself to be a tourist but little did I know it would lead to a lobster feast in Boston. I had no time to really dig in and research before my arrival. I was consumed by every LEED – Energy and Atmosphere, credits, requirements, green construction standards and so on.… 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

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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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