Wander With Wonder

By Wander With Wonder - Susan Lanier-Graham | Wander Around the World to experience wow moments. 

A Weekend Escape to Miami and South Beach

Shares 0<p>My travels to Miami in the past involved picking up a cruise to the Caribbean but I never took the time to visit the sights or sample the …

South Beach

Wandering Quaint, Historic, Small Town Oysterville, WA

Shares 0<p>The entire town of Oysterville is on the National Historic Register. Oysterville, named after the rich oyster beds of adjacent Willapa Bay, …

Travel

The Best of California Highway One Discovery Route

Shares 0<p>I was eager to explore the entire California Highway 1 Discovery Route, unfortunately, there was recent highly-publicized mudslide near the …

Road Trips

Dinner in the Field

Shares 0<p>Chef Pascal Chureau’s expertly prepared six to seven-course Dinner in the Field events, which are held in vineyards and farm fields …

Fish

August in Santa Fe: SWAIA Indian Market and So Much More

Shares 0<p>August is an exciting time in Santa Fe. It is the time for a world-class gathering of Native American artists, musicians, clothing designers …

Wandering Bellingham

Shares 0<p>For my second day wandering Bellingham, Washington I discovered the Historic Fairhaven District with its charming 19th-century architecture, …

10 Best Beach Vacation Escapes

Shares 0<p>It’s summertime and where better to celebrate the season than at the beach? For me, there’s something cleansing about letting the ebb and …

Experiencing Iron Curtain Tourism in the Baltic Countries

Shares 0<p>The Iron Curtain. The Cold War. Those jarring labels divided the world for almost half a century. It was Winston Churchill who coined the …

Historic Opulence Meets Modern Convenience at San Antonio’s The St. Anthony

Wander With Wonder - Around the world or across the street White-gloved hotel staff opened brass-trimmed glass doors as several members of our tour …

Hotels

June is For Cherry Lovers in Oregon’s Columbia River Gorge

8<p>5<p>2<p>1<p>Shares 16<p>If you’re a big cherry lover as I am, you’ll want to mark your calendars for June in the Columbia River Gorge of Oregon, the eastern …

Discovering Ann Arbor: It’s More Than The University of Michigan

Wander With Wonder - Around the world or across the street I’d heard from family in Michigan—not to mention several friends—that there was something …

College & University

Chef Russell LaCasce's New Menu At Cafe Zuzu Is Sure To Impress

Shares 0<p>The new executive chef at Café Zuzu, located at The Hotel Valley Ho in Scottsdale, has updated the menu and pulled out all the stops. Chef …

Nirvana Culinary Festival: New to AZ Culinary Scene

Shares 0<p>The dictionary defines <i>nirvana</i> as a state of perfect happiness, so it seems a fitting name for the newest culinary festival to hit Scottsdale, …

Wow Moments Onboard Rocky Mountaineer

Shares 0<p>There is something cathartic about train travel. And romantic. Railroad people have a passion and I’ve been fortunate in recent years to meet …

Agua Mala Cervecería Artesanal producing exciting Baja beers

Shares 0<p>The Baja Mexico craft beer movement has exploded since 2010. Influenced by the beer capital of San Diego to the north, brewers are producing …

Adventures on the Danube with a Viking River Cruise

Shares 0<p>Nearly 35 years ago, my husband and I stood on the banks of the Mosel River in Germany as a young military couple and watched boats filled …

Wandering Joseph, Oregon

Shares 0<p>The eastern Oregon town of Joseph has become an important arts destination. While the stunning bronzes that line their main street draw …

Fabulous Weekend Brunch at Q Restaurant and Bar in Portland

Shares 0<p>Q is a chef driven restaurant on a bright corner in the heart of downtown Portland. Q Restaurant and Bar is also home to over 60 culinary …

10 Things for Non-Drinkers in Healdsburg, CA

Shares 0<p>Downtown Healdsburg has more than 30 tasting rooms, and the surrounding countryside is wall-to-wall vineyards. So when I was invited to …

Celebrate Lilac Days at Hulda Klager Lilac Gardens in WA!

2<p>7<p>1<p>1<p>Shares 11<p>Lilac Days brings visitors from around the world to the <b>Hulda Klager Lilac Gardens</b> in Woodland, Washington, just a short drive north of …

Skagit Valley Tulip Festival

Shares 0<p>Every April fields and fields of colorful tulips dazzle the eyes at the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival. The backdrop to this vibrant display is …