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July 1, 2021

Shoup Glacier Kayaking in Valdez, Alaska

Kayaking to Shoup Glacier was a great introduction to Valdez My first impression of Valdez was that it felt like a well-hidden secret of Alaska. I loved everything about it: the dramatic mountain and ocean scenery, the charming small-town vibe, […]
May 28, 2021

Yosemite National Park in Photos

Yosemite National Park is… hard to describe. The great Ansel Adams once said, “You don’t make a photograph just with a camera. You bring to the act of photography all the pictures you have seen, the books you have read, […]
April 13, 2021

Look at the “Cool” Ice Sculptures at Ice Alaska in Fairbanks

Ice Alaska is really cool (pun intended) When I hear the word ‘ice sculpture’ I think of the ice sculpture that’s always standing in an awkward place in weddings or banquets that’s the shape of a swan. You know what […]
April 8, 2021

Fountainhead Antique Auto Museum in Fairbanks, Alaska

Fairbanks is known as the world-famous northern lights viewing destination. It has a rich gold rush history and often called Golden Heart City. Visitors travel to Fairbanks to experience Midnight Sun. But that’s not all you can find here just […]
March 30, 2021

Traveling Around the World in Fairbanks, Alaska

We haven’t been traveling for a year. Why not traveling around the world where you are now? Alaska is a diverse place. The most diverse neighborhood in the United States is in Anchorage. I know, I was surprised to learn […]
March 17, 2021

Alyeska Resort is More than a Ski Resort

Alyeska Resort, Alaska’s premier ski resort has many impressive titles. Alyeska Resort is the only ski resort in North America to feature mountain, glacier, and ocean views. Upon the spring equinox, Alyeska receives more sunlight per day than any other […]
February 7, 2021

Grand Knik Tour with Alaska Helicopter Tours

My fascination with glaciers continues I’ve always been fascinated by glaciers. From the moment I stepped onto the first glacier I’ve ever seen, Franz Josef Glacier in New Zealand, I knew we had a special bond. Subconsciously, maybe that’s one […]
November 18, 2020

Riding a Fatbike in Alaska: When, Where, and How

Alaska, What are these odd-looking bikes? When I first visited Alaska, I saw odd-looking bikes being ridden around the trails. It was deep in the winter during January and trails were covered with ice and snow. I was on a […]
November 10, 2020

Reflections on Kerala – Why more travelers should focus on this region of India

Kerala is Human by Nature For travelers, Kerala is the Perfect Balance A trip to Kerala isn’t just about indulgence or deep inner reflection or strictly cultural growth. It’s the perfect balance of everything that travel in India offers. And […]
October 3, 2020

Your Complete Guide to Alaska’s Denali National Park Road Lottery

Explore Alaska’s Denali National Park and Preserve through the Road Lottery Seeing the tallest mountain in the world in the morning light was really breathtaking. I’m talking about the peak of Denali in Denali National Park in Alaska. The mountain’s […]
July 31, 2020

Denali Highway: 135 Miles to Explore

Denali Highway: 135 Miles to Explore this Summer Denali Highway. Don’t be fooled by its name; it’s not a smooth-paved highway that runs through a city. It’s 135 miles of rugged gravel road that connects two remote towns and highways […]
June 6, 2020

Forest Bathing and Hiking in Gull Rock Trail – Hope, Alaska

Beginning Saturday, June 6, 2020 at 12:01am travelers arriving into Alaska from another state or country must follow new protocols. Please check COVID-19 related updates on the website from the State of Alaska. Hope. What a great name for a […]