There aren’t many roads in Alaska. In fact, only about 20% of Alaska can be traveled by road, so If you think you may go sightseeing in Alaska by driving everywhere, you may want to reconsider. But out of the few roads Alaska can brag about, the George Parks Highway is by far the most spectacular and, Read More

If my previous posts gave you the impression that Alaska is this beautiful, serene place where the sun shines peacefully over the snow capped mountains and limitless lush forests, where the bluish-gray glaciers melt slowly into crystal clear lakes, then you were mislead. There is a more dreadful face of this vast and wild territory, Read More

Juneau is perhaps the most remote capital city in the United States. There are no roads connecting Juno to the rest of Alaska or to the rest of North America. The extremely rugged terrain surrounding the city makes Juno a de facto island in terms of transportation. You must either take a plane, a boat or a ferry to get, Read More

Mendenhall Glacier is one the most popular attractions among those who travel to Alaska. The first time I saw the Mendenhall was earlier that morning when we were walking to the Nugget Falls, but something even more exciting was in store that day: an icy, glacier-top stroll.  As we were driving towards the little heliport for our helicopter tour I, Read More

  Until last month when we went to Alaska I had never been to a glacier. I will never forget my very first view from the bus window as we were approaching the the park where the glacier flows toward the lake. “IS THAT THE GLACIER?!?!?” I asked jumping out of my seat. Looking back, I, Read More

Alaska repeatedly fell through the cracks of our travel plans. We often spoke about going to see it, but somehow it never seemed to be the right time. So a few weeks ago when my husband suggested going to Alaska for our wedding anniversary, I was thinking “okay, it’s going to be now or never.” So I jumped on, Read More

What heart remains untouched by the amazing story of White Fang, Jack London’s half-woolf half-dog hero sold to be a sled dog in the harsh and frozen Yukon Territory? That was my first thought as we began our Husky Homestead tour that morning in Denali, home of four-time Iditarod Champion Jeff King. The tour started with a, Read More