Carpe Diem

Most Alaskans have learned the art of carpe diem, and we take our fleeting summers with gusto. But it doesn’t look the same for all of us.

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Local Alaska Summer Festivals

Upcoming local Alaska summer festivals happening in July and early August to help you get outside and enjoy the summer.

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A Perfect Day

I remember going fishing when I first got to Alaska. I was young and enchanted by the glittering shine of the land of the midnight sun.

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How to have the best summer ever

Summer goes by so fast. We blink, and it’s Labor Day, and we’re left wondering where the summer went. In past years, I’ve felt a little sadness, even regret, at not getting to do something that summer, because I just ran out of time.

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Summer cruises provide amazing views

Several cruise ships will dock this year in Anchorage, disgorging thousands of passengers onto the streets for a quick glimpse of the 49th State. Others tie up at Seward or Whittier, where passengers are taken by bus or train to the big city. Some Alaska tours are limited to Southeast, round-tripping from Vancouver or Seattle.

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Celebrate – Don’t Survive – Alaska’s Winter

Don’t let winter get you down. Here are my tried and true, top 10 tips for getting through the winter time months like a champ. Step 1: Get outside – during the day.

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