Travel Video of the Week: Best Ski Line of 2014

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Ski season is here! If you want to see one of the gnarliest runs ever, check out Cody Townsend as he takes big mountain skiing to an entirely new level. This daredevil goes down a vertical chute deep in the Alaska Tordrillos Mountain Range, earning himself the “Best Line” award at the 15th annual Powder Awards. […]

Travel Contests: Week of December 30, 2013

Beverly Wilshire facade

This week’s travel contests include: Win a two-night escape at the Beverly Wilshire in Beverly Hills (A Four Seasons Hotel)! (JohnnyJet.com contest) Win a 3-night stay at the small luxury hotel of your choice in the U.S. from Vineyard Vines Win one of three amazing ski vacations in Montana, Alaska, or Norway  from Warren Miller Entertainment […]

Travel App of the Week: The Alaska App

The Alaska App

A few weeks ago I participated in the Alaska Media Roadshow in Santa Barbara. The two-day conference took place at the beautiful and historic Four Seasons Biltmore. During the marketplace a bunch of journalists go around to table after table of Alaskan tour operators in 15-minute intervals so it’s speed dating for work. One of […]

Cruising Alaska with Holland America

Allen Marine Excursions

After a smooth Boston to Seattle flight on Alaska Airlines, we touched down, snagged our luggage off the carousel, and cabbed it to the perfectly situated downtown Sheraton – all the while anticipating an exciting new experience that was to come the next day! GeorgieJet and I, Highroad Cam, were about to embark on our first cruise and thankfully it […]

Alyeska Resort in Girdwood, Alaska

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Snow covered roads wind through caverns lined with sugar coated pines from October through April. Annual snowfall for Girdwood is 650 inches. Alyeska is Alaska’s premier Ski Resort with over 300 rooms slope side. The skiing is accessed through a fun and thrilling vertical tram ride to the top. Located 40 minutes south of Ted Steven’s […]

Talkeetna, Alaska in the winter 2012

The Beaver Plane

Right from the start, from meeting Todd Rust of Rust’s Flying Services, to getting on the classic WWII Beaver plane, I knew the next part of the trip was going to be special! Of course landing in my new favorite town of all times was the icing on the cake! Last week’s story on Anchorage […]

The Iditarod – Anchorage, Alaska 2012

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I arrived in Anchorage via Alaska Air (my new favorite airline!) on March 2, 2012, on the eve of the ceremonial start of the Iditarod. I knew a bit about the race, but I was about to find myself surrounded by mushers, some whose legendary family members had won in the past, some with very […]

Best Places to Learn About Volcanoes

She’s moody, unstable, smothering and prone to major outbursts of anger. No, she’s not your ex-girlfriend. She’s someone you need to learn to embrace and respect…she’s Mother Earth. Earthquakes, and volcanoes, and hurricanes oh my! Well, Dorothy, we’re not in Kansas anymore. Then again, if we’re talking about tornadoes we could be in Kansas. Whether […]