I'm Jordan

I'm the writer and dreamer behind the Hamburg-based travel blog "Wayfaring With Wagner." Always in search of the next castle or fairy-tale town, I seek to inspire those with a 9-5 job to pursue their own affordable luxury adventures through day and weekend trips. I focus on fairy-tale destinations, with an emphasis on the historical and political backgrounds of these towns.

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Charming Weekend Trips

One Day in Zurich – A Walking Tour of Old Town

When I headed to Zurich for a weekend the beginning of April, I had low expectations. I had only previously spent an extended period of time in Geneva and did not like it at all. So when I saw cheap flights to Zurich, I was quite hesitant - would I ...

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6 Historical Things to See on Rügen

Another Easter holiday, another German island! Much like our plans of Easter 2017, the Prince and I decided to head back out to a German island again. While Sylt is considered the ritzy island of Germany, we wanted a new experience this Easter and ...

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2 Days in Berlin Itinerary

Berlin is one of the most complex and historical cities. It was the first major city I ever visited in Europe back in 2007 and still remains one of my favorites. For being only an 80-minute train ride away from Hamburg, I hadn't been back to Berlin ...

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Fairy-Tale Destinations

8 Romantic Places in Germany

With a country full of castles, fairy tales, and even a Romantic Road, how could Germany not be romantic?! I'm a sucker for Valentine's Day and can't resist visiting as many romantic places in Germany as possible (including a getaway last weekend to ...

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A Magical Day Trip to Kaysersberg, France

I know that Colmar, France is considered the inspiration for Beauty and the Beast but the writers clearly didn't pass through the Alsace town of Kaysersberg, France! I arrived in Colmar on a Saturday morning and immediately dropped my bags in my ...

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The Historical Town of Dinant // Belgium

A couple of months ago, I clicked on an article that came up on Facebook titled, "19 Places in Europe You've Never Heard Of" and immediately fell in love with the historical town of Dinant, Belgium. The more I read about this town, the more I was ...

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Travel Tips & Advice

20 Signs That You’re a Type-A Traveler

If you put me on a scale of types, I’m even more Type A than your average Type-A person. My apartment is always clean, my bed is always made, my closet is color organized, my daily planner is colored coded, and I’m obsessed with making sure ...

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Tips for Dealing with Motion Sickness

Confessions of a 27-year-old travel blogger - I still get horrible motion sickness. For most of my life, I've always had to deal with motion sickness, although to varying degrees. It doesn't matter the mode of transportation - plane, train, ...

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6 Cheap Holiday Destinations in Europe

As a European travel blog, I've visited close to 40 countries on this continent alone. But man oh man, from the United Kingdom to Scandinavia, this is one expensive place! However, there are so many hidden gems throughout the continent that go ...

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