Skagway Review – Discover the Yukon Adventure Tour and More

Day 5 of the cruise brought us to Skagway, Alaska. One of the popular things to do here is to go on a Tour of the Yukon. There are 2 ways to do this – either by bus or train. We decided to do the “Discover the Yukon Adventure Tour” by bus (both ways), and […]

Juneau Review – Mendenhall Glacier & Whale Quest (and more)

On day 4 of the cruise, we docked at Juneau, Alaska. We decided to do the Mendenhall Glacier & Whale Quest tour, and did the excursion through Princess. As I got off the ship and saw how many people were doing this same tour, I was worried. I couldn’t believe how many full school buses […]

Ketchikan Review – Coastal Wildlife Cruise & More

The first stop on the cruise was in Ketchikan. So this was our first real look at Alaska, even though we had seen the shore most of the day before while on the day at sea. When I woke up early that morning, we had already docked, and the picture to the left shows what […]

Coral Princess Cruise Review

As I’ve been (slowly) writing about over the last few months, last June I took a cruise to Alaska on the Coral Princess. In this post, I thought I’d talk about the Coral Princess itself, and how I liked it compared to other ships I’ve been on, and what I thought about it for the […]

7 Day Voyage of the Glaciers Review (Northbound Cruise on Princess)

In early June of last year, I went on a 7 day “Voyage of the Glaciers” cruise that went northbound, starting in Vancouver and ending in Anchorage. I went on the Coral Princess, which I’ll review separately in another post. I know there are a few different itineraries that go to Alaska, and later in […]

Alaska Vacation Review (Overview)

Last spring, I went on my first trip to Alaska. It started out with a 7-day cruise on the Coral Princess leaving out of Vancouver, and then we did a cruise tour that took us to Denali and Fairbanks. To say it was an incredible trip is just not enough. It was by far the […]

Free Alaska Travel Information!

Planning on visiting Alaska next year? If so, you really need to get this free official Alaska travel brochure. How do I know? Well…I went to Alaska for the first time this year, and found it very helpful. If you’re even considering a trip to Alaska, you really need to get as much information as […]