Wander With Wonder

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

Wandering Portland’s Sellwood Neighborhood

Shares 0<p>On a sunny weekday we headed to the historic Sellwood neighborhood of Portland. Sellwood is one of those quaint Portland neighborhoods that …

Oregon

Love of Wine & Photography: Eric Ross Winery in Northern CA

Shares 0<p>Eric Ross Winery was the first winery to take the leap of faith with Locals Tasting Room in Geyserville over fifteen years ago. Locals …

Sonoma County

Wolf Conservation at the California Wolf Center

Shares 0<p>Wolf conservation is one of those abstract issues for a city dweller like me. I don’t own livestock, nor do I have deer traipsing through my …

Wildlife

Elbphilharmonie: Hamburg Strikes the Right Note

Shares 0<p>Elbphilharmonie is Germany’s latest, most extraordinary “wow” landmark. Elbphilharmonie is a sparkling concert hall perched above a historic …

Architecture

Wandering Thessaloniki Greece: Tours and a Park Hotel Stay

Shares 0<p>Thessaloniki Greece is called the “city that never sleeps” and from our balcony at the Park Hotel, we discovered that saying is true. For …

Europe

Perfect Pairing: Valley of the Moon Winery at Madrone Estate

Shares 0<p>Treating yourself and a friend to a scrumptious wine and food pairing that includes a fun yet informative winery tour is one of the most …

Sonoma County

Oregon Family Travel: Kids Love Bonneville Dam Fish Hatchery

Shares 0<p>There are amazing options for families when traveling to Oregon… Portland’s OMSI on the waterfront, visits to natural wonders like Crater …

Oregon

Wow Wine Moments in Washington's Yakima Valley

Shares 0<p>Washington’s Yakima Valley is known for its wine country that wine critics have compared to the growing regions of France. With over 120 …

Unravel the Mystery of Santa Fe’s House of Eternal Return

Shares 0<p>I recently headed to the House of Eternal Return, a new visual art exhibit in Santa Fe, New Mexico to find out what happened to its …

A Little Bit of Germany in Quaint Mt. Angel Oregon

Shares 0<p>Mt. Angel Oregon is located in the beautiful Willamette Valley, just south of Portland and east of Salem. Visitors to Mt. Angel go for the …

Portland Pearl District Art Show: A Labor Day Feast of Art

Shares 0<p>It is becoming a tradition… Art in the Pearl, the Portland Pearl District art show everyone looks forward to. If you are in the Portland, …

Walla Walla Washington: Wine, Onions and So Much More

Shares 0<p><b>Walla Walla Washington</b> has developed into an important destination for wine lovers. The area boasts a rich grape-growing history. Leonetti …

Wander This Midwest Destination - Chaumette Vineyards Winery

Shares 0<p>My adventures in the Missouri wine region, enabled me to discover a charming getaway that has everything you could possible desire when it …

Wander the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City

Shares 0<p>I enjoy art, but given my choice of activities when I am wandering a new destination, going to an art museum usually doesn’t top the …

Discovering the Stylish Comfort of The Inn at Lynden in WA

Shares 0<p>I recently stayed at the Inn at Lynden while visiting the little town of Lynden, Washington known for its Dutch heritage. The town …

Mighty Saint Lawrence

Shares 0<p>In June 2017 I discovered five beautiful destinations along the Saint Lawrence River: Quebec City, Tadoussac, the Saguenay Fjord, the Reford …

Discover Kansas City BBQ: Restaurant Tours and More

Shares 0<p>A Kansas City BBQ tour is an ideal foodie foray into the world of barbecue. For carnivores, no trip to Kansas City is complete without a stop …

Domaine Divio: A Little Bit of France in the OR Countryside

Shares 0<p>It was a chilly spring evening as we wound our way on country roads from Salem to the Newberg countryside. We were headed to Domaine Divio …

Pacific Coast Highway California Road Trip: San Francisco, Monterey and More

Wander With Wonder - Around the world or across the street Come along and enjoy a Pacific Coast Highway road trip with us. California is usually the …

Road Trips

Exploring Family Friendly Colorado Dinosaur Country

Shares 0<p>Just outside of Grand Junction Colorado you’ll find yourself in the heart of Colorado dinosaur country. A great place to start learning about …

The West Coast Artisanal Ice Cream Scene Heats Up

Wander With Wonder - Around the world or across the street Here in San Francisco, summer means bundling up in jackets and woollies the moment the sun …

Dessert

Wandering County Sligo Ireland: Contemplating the Poetry & Life of Yeats

Wander With Wonder - Around the world or across the street We stood in the Drumcliff cemetery in County Sligo, shadowed by Ireland’s famous mountain …

Ireland

Northern New Mexico’s High Road to Taos Art Tour

Wander With Wonder - Around the world or across the street One of the best ways to experience northern New Mexico is to drive the High Road to Taos. …

Road Trips

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 …

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, …

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 …

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 …

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, …