How I rocked the Calgary Wine Festival Solo

How I rocked the Calgary Wine Festival Solo

Being a self proclaimed pro at sippin on vino. Obviously I couldn't pass up the Calgary wine festival. Wine, wine and more wine. Sounds like heaven if you ask me. The picture I had in my mind was quaint tables set up from spectacular vineyards, all for my sampling pleasure. Well that mental picture wasn't [...]

Living Dreams in Santa Maria

Living Dreams in Santa Maria

There is nothing like a Mallorcan adventure. More so,  just a nice afternoon excursion out of Palma. It's always good to get out of the city when you can, there is just way too many things to experience on this wondrous island. The winter weather has been so incredibly awesome, it just asking to be basked [...]

The Ultimate Sunday Funday On The Island Of Mallorca

The Ultimate Sunday Funday On The Island Of Mallorca

Sunday funday! One of my favorite days of the week. Its the day I just do whatever I darn well please. Hence why its called Sunday funday. So how does one go about enjoying a Sunday in Mallorca? Well a good start would be to find yourself a quaint little cafe and get your engines [...]

Palma Indulginces at the San Juan Gastromarket

Palma Indulginces at the San Juan Gastromarket

Gastromarkets. These concepts are a rave around the globe at the moment, popping up all over the show. For darn good reason too. Here in Palma de Mallorca, it is just the same. The art of food is a massive focal point for foodies - gastronomy is the craze. Enjoying a meal however, does always [...]

When in Rome, attending your first honeymoon. 

When in Rome, attending your first honeymoon. 

So your friends just so happen to be in Rome on the last leg of their honeymoon, which also happens to be on the same continent that you are on. You missed their wedding by one week in Canada as you were due to fly back to Spain.  So what do you do?! Well you [...]

Spontaneously, I woke up back in Spain.

Spontaneously, I woke up back in Spain.

As per usual Petrena style, I made the spontaneous decision to return to Spain for a bit. My other home. Palma de Mallorca, Spain. It seems I just can't stay away for that long, it drags me back. Well, in all honesty it doesn't take much dragging. Hello Palma!!    Holy man, first of all, [...]

My Top 3 British Columbia Winery’s:)

My Top 3 British Columbia Winery’s:)

Wine Tours. Glorious wine tours. One of the best past times of my life. I have had the privilege of doing wine tours all over the globe. This time around, I had the pleasure of doing wine touring in my own spectacular Country. It's often we forget what we have in our own back yard [...]

Spicing things up!! Let’s cook shall we? :)

Spicing things up!! Let’s cook shall we? :)

So here we were, just past hump day, onto a nice little Thursday evening, seeking some sort of evening activity, and it's always fantastic to participate in an activity where you can learn some new skills, while also mingling in some new social circles. And last but not least, drink wine. Oh wait, did I just say [...]

Sometimes it ok to Wine a little

Sometimes it ok to Wine a little

Ok, so being in Europe, you can't help but enjoy the fine wine it has to offer.  Well let's actually narrow that down, being in Palma de Mallorca, you cant help but to also partake in the delicious goodness of the fine wine on offer.  What better spot to choose, to tickle your palette then [...]