Hotel Elliott Astoria – Views, Luxury and Oregon History

This article originally appeared on wanderwithwonder.com. When I think of hotels with rooftop terraces, destinations like Mexico, Vancouver, and Arizona come to mind. Not usually Astoria, Oregon. But, that’s exactly what I’ve found at Hotel Elliott, and the view is beyond amazing. On one side is the Astoria-Megler Bridge, which spans 21,474 feet over the mighty Columbia River. From there…

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…

The outdoor patio at The Chrysalis Inn & Spa.

Wandering Bellingham, Washington: First Stay at The Chrysalis Inn & Spa

This article originally appeared on WanderWithWonder.com. For my second day wandering Bellingham, Washington I discovered the Historic Fairhaven District with its charming 19th-century architecture and took a stroll on Taylor Boardwalk. I also stayed at another luxury waterfront hotel—The Chrysalis Inn & Spa—which travel journalist Patricia Schultz included in her book 1,000 Places To See Before…

Hotel Bellwether in Bellingham.

Exploring Bellingham, Washington: First Stay at Hotel Bellwether

This article originally appeared on WanderWithWonder.com The small city of Bellingham hugs the Washington coastline and nestles up to the craggy, snow-capped Cascade Range.  This bustling college town is only a two-hour drive from Seattle, and a 1.5-hour drive from Vancouver, BC. When the opportunity to have a hosted two-day stay presented itself, I packed up my…