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September 28, 2021

How to Experience Redwood Forests in Northern California

How to experience redwood forests in northern California? I spent five days in redwood forests and learned about this magnificent creature.
September 14, 2021

Hike Curry Ridge Trail in Denali State Park

“Where is the best place to see Denali?” is a question about Alaska I get all the time. It’s probably one of the most asked questions in the Alaska tourism industry. And it is an important one for sure! There […]
August 28, 2021

Denali Hostel & Cabins: Your Home in Denali

  You’re visiting Denali National Park. Where to stay? What kind of accommodation do you choose when traveling to a new place? A boutique hotel? Comfortable international hotel chain? Cozy guesthouse? Living and working on the road for many years, […]
August 23, 2021

Among the Bears and Salmon Return – Lake Clark National Park, Alaska 

Salmon fishing and bear viewing at Lake Clark National Park Lake Clark National Park in Alaska is still a bit of a mystery to me although I’ve visited a couple of times. Like many places in Alaska, the only way […]
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 […]