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Winter in Alaska: five amazing, unforgettable things to do in Fairbanks

Mar 6th, 2011 at 3:00PM: In the spirit of journeying during periods less traveled, I've embarked to Alaska this winter. Follow the adventures here, and prepare to have your preconceived notions destroyed along the way. A glimpse at what Fairbanks offers during the winter We've already discussed a number of amazing activities to do whilst in Anchorage during the winter, but what about Alaska's second largest...

Five outstandingly delicious places to eat in Alaska

Five outstandingly delicious places to eat in Alaska Mar 5th, 2011 at 4:00PM: In the spirit of journeying during periods less traveled, I've embarked to Alaska this winter. Follow the adventures here, and prepare to have your preconceived notions destroyed along the way. Particularly in the winter, it's pretty crucial that you stay warm and well fed while in Alaska. We can't make any promises about the ease of the former, but we've got the latter completely under...

Winter in Alaska: Paws for Adventure dog mushing tour through Fairbanks (video)

Mar 4th, 2011 at 4:30PM: In the spirit of journeying during periods less traveled, I've embarked to Alaska this winter. Follow the adventures here, and prepare to have your preconceived notions destroyed along the way. Video footage from my one hour Paws for Adventure dog sled tour in Fairbanks, AK The more time I spent in Alaska during the winter, the more I asked myself why this wasn't considered a tourist...

Tutorial: how to properly shoot / photograph the Northern Lights

Tutorial: how to properly shoot / photograph the Northern Lights Mar 4th, 2011 at 12:00PM: In the spirit of journeying during periods less traveled, I've embarked to Alaska this winter. Follow the adventures here, and prepare to have your preconceived notions destroyed along the way. Ah, the Northern Lights. Aurora Borealis. Pure magic. Regardless of what you call them, these mysteries of our universe are truly impossible to forget once you see them, and now that I have, I totally...

Winter in Alaska: Fur Rondy 2011 highlights, from snowshoe softball to dog weight pulling (video)

Mar 2nd, 2011 at 12:00PM: In the spirit of journeying during periods less traveled, I've embarked to Alaska this winter. Follow the adventures here, and prepare to have your preconceived notions destroyed along the way. A glimpse at the variety of events that make up Alaska's Fur Rondy Alaska's Fur Rendezvous Festival is a real treat. The 2011 version is the 76th annual running of the event, and particularly...

Bert the Conqueror joins the Outhouse Races in Alaska's Fur Rondy (video)

Feb 28th, 2011 at 4:00PM: In the spirit of journeying during periods less traveled, I've embarked to Alaska this winter. Follow the adventures here, and prepare to have your preconceived notions destroyed along the way. Bert the Conqueror joins the madness in the 2011 Fur Rondy Outhouse Races I need only say the name to pique your interest. Outhouse Races. "Is this event what I think it is?" That's the question...

Winter in Alaska: Yukigassen brings team snowball fighting competition to Fur Rondy (video)

Feb 28th, 2011 at 12:00PM: In the spirit of journeying during periods less traveled, I've embarked to Alaska this winter. Follow the adventures here, and prepare to have your preconceived notions destroyed along the way. A vicious, vicious Yukigassen match at the 2011 Fur Rondy Festival It's late February in Alaska, and that can only mean one thing: Fur Rendezvous. 2011 marks the 76th year that this extravaganza...

Taking Travel: interview with Bert the Conqueror at Alaska's Fur Rondy (video)

Feb 27th, 2011 at 8:00PM: In the spirit of journeying during periods less traveled, I've embarked to Alaska this winter. Follow the adventures here, and prepare to have your preconceived notions destroyed along the way. Talking travel and having a laugh with Bert the Conqueror So it ain't so! During our time here at Alaska's 76th running of Fur Rondy, we happened upon a true travel legend: Bert Kreischer. You...

Winter in Alaska: snowmobiling with Glacier City, cheating death all the while (video)

Feb 27th, 2011 at 1:00PM: In the spirit of journeying during periods less traveled, I've embarked to Alaska this winter. Follow the adventures here, and prepare to have your preconceived notions destroyed along the way. A helmet cam view of snowmobiling in Girdwood, Alaska When it comes to winter sports, you've got skiing, snowboarding, ice hockey -- you know, the usual. And then, there's snowmobiling. Or...

Winter in Alaska: fine dining, finer skiing at the Alyeska Resort & Hotel

Winter in Alaska: fine dining, finer skiing at the Alyeska Resort & Hotel Feb 26th, 2011 at 11:00AM: In the spirit of journeying during periods less traveled, I've embarked to Alaska this winter. Follow the adventures here, and prepare to have your preconceived notions destroyed along the way. You know you've considered it: "What if I went skiing this year... in Alaska? But then, the inevitable list of excuses rolls in: the flight's further, it's more expensive, none of my friends would...

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