Alaska

Alaska cruises: Sailing during peak versus shoulder season

Towering snowcapped mountains, massive glaciers, and wildlife at every turn. There’s a reason why Alaska is one of the most beloved cruise destinations in the world. Just imagine waking up every morning from the luxury and comfort of your balcony stateroom taking in...

Top Things to do on an Alaska Family Vacation

Just imagine waking up surrounded by stunning glaciers, seeing whales from the luxury and comfort of your cruise ship stateroom, all while being transported from one coastal town to the next.  Or envision riding the majestic Alaska Railroad, enjoying lunch while...

10 Exhilarating Alaskan Activities

What better place for an active adventure than natural Alaska. Here you can stay active amidst stunning natural beauty every day of your vacation. We've compiled a list of some very exhilarating options that will take you away from the every day.  1) Combine a...

Enjoy a Dog Sledding Adventure in Alaska

Husky sled dog portrait on the sea ice, Baffin bay, Nunavut, Canada. You’ve watched the Iditarod on television, and loved every minute. The iconic sled dog race that runs 1,150 miles from Anchorage to Nome is one of the most compelling sporting events in the world. In...

Experiencing the Northern Lights in Alaska

Amazing, breathtaking, extraordinary, fantastic, spectacular... There simply aren't enough superlatives to properly describe the Northern Lights and how you will feel when experiencing them for the first time. The vibrant colors lighting up the wide northern sky...

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My goal is to simplify travel-planning through an equal exchange process where I acquire your ideas and expectations for your trip relieving you of the worry, hassle, stress and time that accompanies Do-It-Yourself planning.

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Give the best gift of all this Holiday season, the gift of travel

Are you wondering what to give yourself or your loved ones this Christmas? How about a gift that you already own; that’s better than any item you could buy?  People are eager to get back out there and demand is surging. This week we describe the benefits and many ways...

Protect your cybersecurity when traveling: Our top tips

Did you know that approximately 1 in 4 international travelers have been victims of hacked devices when using public Wi-Fi? This is a surprising statistic for many, but unfortunately it’s a fact of life in our increasingly connected world. Whether abroad or in the...

Hurricane in the Dominican Republic: Our vacation experience

Like many during the pandemic, we were grounded entirely for longer than we liked. When my husband and I contacted Denise to help us plan a much needed vacation, we said we wanted an All-Inclusive in the Dominican Republic and September worked best for our schedules....