Winter in Kelowna: What to Do During Winter & Christmas in Kelowna BC

Winter in Kelowna: What to Do During Winter & Christmas in Kelowna BC

Winter in Kelowna is absolutely spectacular. That is, as long as you’re a snow lover. Usually, it starts snowing in November and the snow stays around until March or sometimes even April. My favorite seasons in Kelowna are summer and winter because there’s just so 

Things to do in Kelowna during Autumn & Halloween

Things to do in Kelowna during Autumn & Halloween

Autumn in Kelowna is absolutely spectacular but doesn’t last super long. The longest seasons in Kelowna are summer and winter. The city tends to have extreme temperatures and doesn’t stay at its in-between stages for long. Temperatures will start to fall in October and guests 

Kelowna Attractions for a Summer Visit

Kelowna Attractions for a Summer Visit

Kelowna is famous for it’s hot summers. In fact the city has been nicknamed ‘Kelownafornia’ as it has earned a reputation for becoming ‘Canada’s California’. I have experienced many summer days with temperatures rising above 40 degrees Celsius. So many people I meet abroad ask 

Kelowna Activities to do in Spring

Kelowna Activities to do in Spring

Spring in Kelowna is full of bright skies, warming temperatures, and blossoming flowers. There’s lots to do and see and many wineries will be reopening. Snow in Kelowna usually melts around March or April and the season often changes quite quickly. I’m still amazed every 

The Best Canadian Books to Read Before You Visit Canada

The Best Canadian Books to Read Before You Visit Canada

I’ve always loved the quote ‘Reading gives us someplace to go when we have to stay where we are’ and I believe that it’s very true. So, whether you’re planning a future trip to Canada or just want book recommendations, you’re in the right place. 

Christmas in Vancouver, BC: The Best Things to Do

Christmas in Vancouver, BC: The Best Things to Do

Vancouver is a wonderful place to be during the Christmas season. There are tons of light shows, snowcapped mountains and outdoor activities to enjoy. I’ve been spending the last three or four Christmasses in Vancouver every year, with the exception of staying in Mexico for 

Camping in Hope BC, Canada: Why You Should Camp at Silver Lake

Camping in Hope BC, Canada: Why You Should Camp at Silver Lake

Last spring, my husband and I went camping in Hope BC. We had originally thought we had booked a campground at Silver Lake in West Kelowna, but we had accidentally booked a campground in Hope. What was supposed to be a 45 minute drive turned 

What to do in Kelowna BC: The Best Kelowna Guides for Every Season

What to do in Kelowna BC: The Best Kelowna Guides for Every Season

I was born in Vancouver, BC but all my childhood memories are from growing up in Kelowna. Kelowna has been my hometown for the vast majority of my life and I will always consider it home. If you’ve never been to Kelowna, you simply have 

What to Consider when Planning a Destination Wedding that is also Bilingual

What to Consider when Planning a Destination Wedding that is also Bilingual

Earlier this month my husband and I got married at the beautiful Barcel√≥ resort in Huatulco, Oaxaca, Mexico. My husband, Arturo, is from Mexico City and I’m Canadian so this was a destination wedding for both of us. Obviously if you’re planning a wedding you 

The Most Underrated Hike in Kelowna: Scenic Canyon Regional Park

The Most Underrated Hike in Kelowna: Scenic Canyon Regional Park

Kelowna, BC, Canada is surrounded by mountains and lakes, so it’s no wonder there are so many amazing hiking trails to choose from. I recently wrote an article for Explore Magazine on Ten of the Best Hikes Near Kelowna, but there was one extra that