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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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Will I see lots of wildlife on the cruise ship in Alaska?

The further inland you venture into the 49th state, the more likely you’ll encounter land animals like dall sheep or caribou. Although there’s no guarantee you’ll see wildlife from your ship on your next Alaska cruise, after chatting with a … Continue reading

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Europe Travel Expert Loves Alaska

Alaska is so alluring that even Rick Steves, travel expert and media personality who specializes in backdoor travel in Europe recently went on an Alaska cruise and from his blog posts, he loved the experience, the grandness, the rawness, and … Continue reading

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Holland America Offers Convenient Seattle Roundtrip Alaska Cruisetours

Combining shore towns with further exploration inland is the ideal way to see Alaska. However, most Alaska cruisetours are one way, northbound or southbound. You either start your cruise in Vancouver and finish the trip with a land tour in … Continue reading

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Experiencing Denali

Here’s a destination many travelers want to cross off the bucket list. Denali National Park and Preserve houses lush vegetation, 37 recorded mammal species including Dall sheep, fox, weasel, wolverine, and porcupine, to name a few, as well as 156 … Continue reading

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Whales Breaching, Spyhopping and Lobtailing

On an Alaska cruise, whale watching tops the list for many. After watching these videos, you can see how amazing seeing one is. On your next Alaska cruise, have your camera read as you may catch a whale breach, spyhop, … Continue reading

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Will I See Lots of Whales and Wildlife on the Ship?

The further inland you venture into the 49th state, the more likely you’ll encounter land animals like dall sheep or caribou. Although there’s no guarantee you’ll see wildlife from your ship on your next Alaska cruise, after chatting with a … Continue reading

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Alaska with Cruise Expert Lindsay Harkness

When Cruise Expert Lindsay Harkness first visited Alaska, she came back with a lot of stories. How many people can say they saw a grizzly just 20 feet away? In this interview, Lindsay shares some of her adventures in the Great … Continue reading

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Best Times to Cruise to Alaska

When on an Alaskan cruise, expect wildlife, beautiful scenery, glaciers, and towering fjords. There’s really no bad time to go during the Alaska sailing season – any time is a good time. However, if there’s something in particular you’d like to … Continue reading

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Experience the Best of Alaska by Land and Sea in 2012

If you’ve been following our blog, you know this was in the works. Earlier this week, we officially announced that we have our very own Alaska cruisetour! The video below outlines day by day what visitors will be experiencing. Among … Continue reading

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