wander around

wander around

To walk casually around (some place) without any definite purpose or destination. We had a few hours to kill before we had to catch our train, so we just wandered around downtown for a while. Could you please give me some directions? I've been wandering around for hours with no idea where to go.
See also: around, wander
References in classic literature ?
A famous climber, of that sex, had attempted the Weisshorn a few days before our arrival, and she and her guides had lost their way in a snow-storm high up among the peaks and glaciers and been forced to wander around a good while before they could find a way down.
I am privileged, because I am known to be honorable and trustworthy, and because I have a distinguished record in the service; so they don't hobble me nor tie me to stakes or shut me tight in stables, but let me wander around to suit myself.
I've been told that it is much better for you than smoking so for that I suppose I should be thankful, but there are too many people Too many they can as much as breathing who, because it is "not" smoking, think they can wander around as much as they like, breathing all over me.
The quirky ad sees thepopular 'Friends' and 'Horrible Bosses' star wander around onboard a non-Emiratesplane looking for bar and shower facilities.
One of my delights is to wander around the Manama suq.
I'd soak up the atmosphere down La Rambla and wander around the Gothic Quarter before taking a trip down to Barceloneta to enjoy sangria and fresh fish by the sea.
The Hangover III actor said he enjoys his own company and often holidays alone, claiming he uses his free time to wander around and reflect on his life.
Some motorists got out of their cars to wander around the expressway - and one man even walked his dog to pass the time.
Awesome and Intimate provides an opportunity to reflect and think as you wander around a special 'trail' inside the building.
ATEAM of university undergraduates have been recruited as human billboards with a mission to wander around Swansea with advertisements "branded" on their foreheads.
Can the office-based people at the Council House not wander around districts and see for themselves what needs repairing and more to the point what does not ?
Interestingly if you wander around Cardiff after dark you will see many woman wandering around half naked.
Because of this, some people that desperately need disability pension wander around for years from one office to another until others that are perfectly healthy receive state money each month.
STAFF AT Cheshire-based design company Lynx IDG have successfully completed the 10k Midnight Wander around Tameside raising 650 [pounds sterling] for Willow Wood Hospice.
Explaining the recording process, McCartney told BBC radio: "I said 'all I want you to do is just wander around all the stuff, bang it, shout, play it, it doesn't need to make any sense.