Author Archives: Vanny

About Vanny

Vanny is Cruise Experts Travel’s Social Media Coordinator. She is a passionate world traveler and has been given an exciting opportunity to share experiences, tips and advice on everything cruising and travel in Alaska.

Sea Day and Saying Goodbye to New Friends

A day at sea: the perfect way to end the Best of Alaska cruisetour. A day cruising on the Crown Princess in Alaska certainly isn’t a bore, though. I admit, exhaustion took over me on the last full day of … Continue reading

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Zipping through the forest in Ketchikan

At the time of publishing, I am now in Vancouver. Internet on the ship was horrendous. I couldn’t connect while at sea at all, which was all day yesterday. But I still want to share my experience, so after this … Continue reading

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Soaring High in Juneau, Alaska

We had another early start today, and it was another exciting day for us. We went on a helicopter tour and walked on Mendenhall Glacier! Two of our Best of Alaska guests did this excursion at the same time as … Continue reading

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The Crown Grill and the White Pass Rail

For only $25 per person, we had dinner at the Crown Grill, Princess’ specialty dining steakhouse. Last night, I had the juiciest Kansas City striploin. You are also offered a side of seasoned salt with three to choose from. The … Continue reading

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Glacier Viewing Days: Hubbard Glacier and Glacier Bay National Park

Heading to Whittier to board the Crown Princess, we were relieved that we’d be unpacking only once more for the rest of our trip, but sad that we’d be leaving Jen and Mike, our Tour Director and Driver, respectively. They … Continue reading

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Heading to Anchorage, but first the Happy Trails Kennel

You know that good kind of tired? The kind where you’re exhausted because you’re having a great time? That’s the kind of tired we’re experiencing. We’ve been doing a lot since Tuesday. Today we got to sleep in, kind of. … Continue reading

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Denali and the Tundra Wilderness Tour

Denali. It’s amazing, breathtaking, and like nowhere else I’ve ever been. As a Vancouverite, I have incredible scenery in my backyard and even a few hours’ drive away. There are parts of Denali National Park and Preserve that don’t look too … Continue reading

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Fairbanks…. Did you know?

Fairbanks may not be your typical large city, but it is an important one. You don’t find too many cities with multiple entry points in Alaska. For example, in Juneau, the state’s capital city, you can only get there by … Continue reading

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Our First Day in Fairbanks on the Best of Alaska

We arrived the night before the day our Best of Alaska trip was to officially start. Flying in to Fairbanks was amazing. This is what 9 pm looked like on July 20, 2014! Today is the day most of our … Continue reading

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Alaska Cruise & Tour Packing List

I’m going to Alaska in two days. Have I started packing?! Nope! I’m hosting our Best of Alaska cruisetour and although I’m very excited, I just don’t like to think about packing. If you’re like me and always scrambling last … Continue reading

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