4 Anchorage Tour Day Trips Full of Adventure

May 23, 2017 2 Comments »

Anchorage tour day trips

You find yourself in Anchorage with a few extra days before or after your other Alaska tour or cruise. What to do? There are plenty of things to do in Anchorage; there are some lovely walking/biking trails, museums, and gardens. However, I’m an adventure gal, I want to get out of the city. Whenever I […]

Planning Your Alaska Railroad Hurricane Train Tour

May 18, 2017 2 Comments »

alaska railroad tours

It’s a weird feeling being in a locomotive and suddenly trying to bring the train to a stop; I actually do know this feeling. I’ve been in the engineer seat before while cars illegally passed through the downed crossbucks as I continuously and simultaneously blew the horn and pulled the brakes. It’s just physics, trains […]

Month In-stagram Review Alaskan Wilderness

September 30, 2016 5 Comments »

alaskan wilderness heart

Over the last 3 years my travel style has changed. Ten years ago when I started this lifestyle it was about going to all of the places I had heard about but had never been to.  I was a late bloomer when it came to travel having only gotten my first passport at 30 years […]

Things to do in Fairbanks Alaska

April 19, 2016 9 Comments »

things to do in fairbanks alaska

“When it gets cold, we just get close,” the local Fairbanks man told me when I asked how he survived the winters. One of the few big landlocked towns in Alaska – Fairbanks sits in the center of the state and is the jumping off point for visiting high Arctic. Fairbanks often gets overlooked by […]

What to Expect Flying in Alaska Bush Planes

April 14, 2016 12 Comments »

alaska bush plane cold foot

As the largest, but least densely populated state in the US, Alaska poses a few challenges when it comes to seeing the entire state. Most of it is unreachable by road or boat. In fact 20 percent is reachable by roads, 20 percent by waterway, and the remaining 60 percent is only reachable by air. […]

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