Author: Jennie Flaming

5 Things to Consider before visiting Alaska in Fall

Five things to consider before deciding if visiting Alaska in Fall is right for you, including if it's a good time to see the Northern Lights, Fall colors and ups and downs of fall Alaska cruises...

Top 10 Glacier Experiences in Alaska from an Alaska Guide

Is seeing Alaska’s glaciers a must do on your Alaska trip? People from all over the world come for epic glacier experiences in Alaska but it can be hard to sort through so much information about so many beautiful glaciers and ways to see them. I’m here to help...

Five Things you must Pack for Alaska in Winter

Planning a visit to Alaska in winter to see the Northern Lights and experience the magic of deep winter? I lived in Fairbanks for many years and still visit frequently, usually at least once each winter. I’ve learned everything there is to know about what to pack for Alaska...

A Fairbanksan’s Foodie guide to Fairbanks, Alaska

Are you heading to Fairbanks and love good food? Want to find restaurants that are popular with locals as well as visitors? You’ve come to the right place, friend. My hot take as a former Fairbanksan and frequent visitor (both visiting friends and working as a guide) is that...

Which is better: Denali on your own or with a Cruise line?

Feeling confused about the best way to visit Denali National Park? Taking a cruise and not sure if you should visit Denali on your own or with a cruise line? If so, this article is for you! I’ll walk you through the three factors you want to consider –...

What’s the best way to see Alaska?

Planning your dream Alaska trip and trying to decide between a cruise and planning a trip on your own? You are not alone in wondering what’s the best way to see Alaska! In general, for travelers who want to go to as many different places as possible, a cruise...

Best Things to do in Alaska Cruise Ports on your own

Planning a cruise to Alaska but don’t like organized tours? Great news! There are plenty of wonderful things you can do completely on your own, and many of them are free or very affordable. I’ve worked in the Alaska cruise industry since the late 90s and have lived in...

Best Alaska Cruise Excursions according to an Alaska Guide

Are you looking for the best Alaska cruise excursions for your upcoming Alaska cruise? If you need some help sorting through the overwhelming number of options, I’m here to help. I’ve worked in the Alaska cruise industry since the late 90s and have lived in two Alaska cruise ports....