Sunset in Wenatchee, Washington.

Escape to Eastern Washington at the Coast Wenatchee Center Hotel

The Coast Wenatchee Center Hotel takes in Wenatchee’s impressive setting. Set along the banks of two rivers and surrounded by hills this small town in Eastern Washington offers plenty of year-round recreation from skiing in the winter to river time fun in the summer. After visiting Rattlesnake Hills wine country, I found myself in Wenatchee for two days. While…

View of Mount Rainier from Gig Harbor, WA

10 Romantic Getaways You Must Take Your Sweetie in Washington State

Looking for kissable locales for romantic getaways to take your sweetie to in Washington State? When you envision this escape does it include a jetted tub with views of Possession Sound? Or maybe, a three-course gourmet meal with the sound of a crackling fire in the background? Perhaps, you’d rather have a wine tasting wine and then…

Hotel Olympia in Thessaloniki, Greece.

Experiencing Thessaloniki Greece and the Luxurious Hotel Olympia

This article originally appeared on WanderWithWonder.com. When most people think of Greece, they think of the ancient city of Athens, the blue domed roofs of Santorini, and the windmills of Mykonos. On our holiday, we explored Halkidiki, known for its unspoiled landscapes, forested peninsulas, and white sand beaches. To start our journey we began in…

Travel Tips for Halkidiki, Greece

Planning a trip to Halkidiki? After exploring this region in Northern Greece, which is one of Greece’s best-kept secrets, I have eight travel tips for Halkidiki to share. They include tips on saving money, tips for reporting stolen goods, tips for a day at the beach, tips for getting to and from the airport, tips for exploring Thessaloniki, and much more.…

Big Blend Radio On Air

Big Blend Radio: Travel, Family History & Tourism, Jan. 21 11 am

Big Blend Radio: Travel, Family History & Tourism on January 21 at 11 am (PST) During the show, we’ll be talking about travel, family history and tourism with Glynn Burrows, family history expert, and owner of Norfolk Tours UK, Lisa Deutsch, from EssentialWannderings.com, and me, Lara Dunning from Small Town Washington & Beyond. Listen to the show HERE! I…