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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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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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Visiting Glacier Bay

We’re very excited for our first group of Best of Alaska cruisetour guests to start their 12 night adventure in three days. After the activity-oriented and experience-packed land portion of the trip, they embark on a 7 night cruise from … Continue reading

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Visiting Hubbard Glacier on the Crown Princess

Although almost everyone would agree that the activity-packed land portion of our Best of Alaska cruisetour is great, being on-the-go everyday does demand a lot of energy. You’ll find that on your second day aboard the Crown Princess, a day of … Continue reading

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