Category for Neighborhoods to Wander

Travel Journal: Wandering through Le Marché aux Puces de Saint Ouen Paris, France

There is something so romantic about going to the flea market in Paris– oh the treasures you might find! Here is a travel story about visiting the famed markets in Paris,

Travel Journal: My Favorite Corner in New York City

New York City is like a second home to me. Although I only lived there a short time in my life, the experience was like no other. Here’s a travel journal of my favorite

Travel Journal: Wandering San Francisco’s Chinatown

Whether you are a tourist or a tried and true local, a day in San Francisco’s Chinatown is always an adventure. No matter how many times I’ve explored this neighborhood, I’m always surprised at

On Location: Artist Homes – Frida Kahlo’s Casa Azul in Mexico City

Posted by • September 12, 2017 • Culture ,Interiors ,Neighborhoods to Wander ,On Location Add Comment
Frida Kahlo's Casa Azul in Mexico City by Wanderlust Designer

Located in the Coyoacan neighborhood of Mexico City, Casa Azul (the Blue House) is the birthplace of famed Mexican artist Frida Kahlo. It is also the home where she grew up and spent many

On Location: Artist Homes – Jackson Pollock’s East Hampton Home

Artist Homes: Jackson Pollock by Betsy Beier, Wanderlust Designer

It fascinates me to see the environment in which famous artists lived and work. This wood shingled house in East Hampton, New York was home to the Abstract Expressionist Jackson Pollock and his artist/wife

On Location: Exploring Stateline North Lake Tahoe

Posted by • June 26, 2015 • Neighborhoods to Wander ,On Location Add Comment
Neighborhood to Wander: Stateline North Lake Tahoe by Wanderlust Designer

Stateline North Lake Tahoe is one of my favorites spots on Earth! I’ve been vacationing summers and winters here since I was a tiny baby. I even lived at Lake Tahoe for 2 years and

On Location: Sketching a Serene Spot in the Middle of Bustling Tokyo

Posted by • November 6, 2014 • Neighborhoods to Wander ,On Location ,Travel Journal 1 Comment
A Surprise Japanese Garden in Bustling Tokyo (by Wanderlust Designer)

Going on an urban adventure at dawn was definitely something different for me and my family. After we observed sumo training at a local stable, we arrived early to our next stop, the Edo-Tokyo Museum in

On Location: Sketching at Filoli Country Estate

Reflecting Pond at Filoli Country Estate, Woodside, CA by Wanderlust Designer

Filoli is a historic country estate open to the public in Woodside, California, about 25 miles south of San Francisco. Sitting on over 600 acres of pristine California land, in the heart of the

On Location: Neon Heaven at the Neon Museum in Las Vegas, Nevada

Posted by • February 4, 2014 • Neighborhoods to Wander ,On Location 1 Comment
Vintage Neon Signs at the Neon Museum in Las Vegas, Nevada (photo credit: The Neon Museum)

They flashed and illuminated the Las Vegas skyline for years. They told weary travelers to stop and get some rest. They pointed hungry patrons to grab a bite. They lured eager gamblers to spend

Travel Stories: The Bouquinistes of Paris

Travel Sketch of the Bouquinistes of Paris by Wanderlust Designer

I can still vividly remember the first time I visited Paris. I flew solo as a teen from San Francisco to Charles de Gaulle to meet up with my parents who had already been