Kelowna is the most populated city in the Okanagan Valley accounting for around 40% of the total population of The Okanagan (the names Okanagan Valley, The Okanagan and Okanagan Region are used interchangeably in this entry). The city of Kelowna is booming with tourism and arts, culture, both indoor and outdoor activities available to anyone of any age. So, personally, it is no surprise that Kelowna produces one of the best hand-crafted coffees in the city, if not the entire Region.
(Image courtesy of Kelowna Live Music Blog)
Before starting our day in Kelowna, we went to Streaming Café early in the morning for a cup of freshly roasted coffee and light breakfast. We ordered a cup of latté, breakfast sandwich and broccoli soup.
Rich, aromatic and full-bodied café latté.
Posted in Canada, City life, Food, Review, Travel
Tagged bc, british columbia, cafe, canada, coffee shop, kelowna, live events
We visited Harrison Hot Springs expecting only to spend most of our time in the beautiful mineral-rich pools, little did we know that this is where we’d taste one of the best flame-roasted flavour-filled coffee.
The Back Porch sells roasted coffee, pottery, basket weaving, etc. It is only a few minutes drive away from Harrison Hot Springs and is one of the regular stops of those visiting the small town.
The Back Porch’s coffee roasting and pottery studio. (Image courtesy of Lurie’s Tumblr)
Posted in Canada, Country life, Food, Travel
Tagged artisan coffee, back porch, basket weaving, canada, ceramic, coffee, flame roasted coffee, harrison hot springs, pottery, vancouver
It was our first time in Chiang Mai, and Hubby and I were looking forward to trying authentic Thai food. Fortunately, we didn’t just get to eat authentic Thai food, we were lucky enough to have stumbled upon tons of brochures on the road about cooking schools in Chiang Mai and choosing Baan Thai Cookery School wasn’t a difficult decision to make — it’s rated as “Excellent” by TripAdvisor and recommended by Lonely Planet!
Posted in Classes, Country life, Food, Review, Thailand, Travel
Tagged authentic thai food, baan thai, chiang mai, cookery school, cooking class, cooking school, review, thai cuisine, thailand