The Wanderer

Higher Plains

Jun 11, 2015 By Jordan Breal

Sometimes, when you want a lot of space, you need to go somewhere small—like Canadian.

French Connection

Jan 9, 2014 By Jordan Breal

Paris, Texas, has a lot more to offer than just jokes about its famous namesake. (But those are fun too.)

Trip Guide: Historic Downtown Houston

Nov 15, 2013 By Jordan Breal

Houston's Market Square is one of the state's most historic spots. It's also one of the hippest places in the country to get a drink. Here's your curated guide to enjoying urban life inside the Loop.

Southtown and Down

Aug 13, 2013 By Jordan Breal

Remember the Alamo, but don’t forget San Antonio’s stately historic district and flourishing creative community.

Sneak Peek: In March, The Wanderer Goes To . . .

Feb 19, 2013 By Jordan Breal

Sometimes the best vacations are staycations. Though I didn’t have to travel very far to get to my March destination—East Austin—it was a welcome change of scenery. There are far too many shops, restaurants, bars, and other discoveries in the neighborhood to hit them all in a…

Cliff Notes

Dec 1, 2012 By Jordan Breal

With three days in Dallas’s historic Oak Cliff, my mantra was “Shop, eat, repeat.”

Cowgirl Up!

Aug 31, 2012 By Jordan Breal

From horseback riding to grilling my own ribeye, three days in Bandera brought out my inner Dale Evans.

Wandering Around the Great State of Texas

Aug 22, 2012 By Jordan Breal

If you’ve already picked up your copy of Texas Monthly‘s September issue, you’ve noticed that the magazine has undergone a top-to-bottom redesign. In the new Touts section, you’ll find the debut of my Texas travel column, the Wanderer (or, as my colleagues like to…