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Great American Adventures in Alaska

Big, bold, and beautiful, Alaska is a captivating land of ancient glaciers, majestic wildlife and an enchanting culture that welcomes travelers with open arms. The 49th state also offers myriad opportunities for exciting glacial explorations and kayaking tours, along with more leisurely pursuits such as birding or local ale tastings. 309 more words

Extraordinary Destinations

Totem Bight Park, Ketchikan

A short city bus ride from the center of town, you’ll find totem poles spread throughout a pretty waterside park.

Alaskan Culture

Carnival slates 14-day Alaska sailing on Splendour

Picture of Carnival Splendor in Alaska.

Carnival Cruise Line said its Carnival Splendor will offer a 14-day Alaska cruise from Long Beach, Calif., in 2018. 91 more words

Carnival Cruise Line


This past summer we crossed an Alaskan cruise off the Shappirio travel list.  Without hesitation, we booked our sailing on Celebrity, our favorite cruise line, and for the first time ever, booked a Concierge Class Veranda cabin.   758 more words


Settling in ...

I have been very remiss!  A lot has happened since I last posted about moving to Ketchikan. I started work on January 9, and since then have been learning just how fortunate I am to have a job working with great people, in a beautiful building and with such community involvement and support. 348 more words


Obscured and Off-Kilter: My Time in Ketchikan, Alaska

Ketchikan is a small, touristy town in southern Alaska. In the summer, it’s a bubbly hub for outdoors enthusiasts. There’s boating trips to catch salmon, hiking trips to peak at wildlife, and flights in rickety little planes to take it all in at once. 1,028 more words