Author: Jennie Flaming

How to visit Denali National Park in Winter

Dreaming of Denali but overwhelmed by the crowds of summer? Do you love winter landscapes? If so then a visit to Denali National Park in winter might just be for you! A winter visit to Denali is definitely different – there are no services, much of the park is...

How to hike to Castner Glacier and Castner Ice Caves in Alaska

Hiking to Castner Glacier and exploring the Castner ice caves makes for an epic Alaskan adventure in a unique environment. The shape, color and texture of the ice is fascinating to explore and makes for some truly amazing photography opportunities. Before you even get to Castner Glacier and the...

How to hike to Little Mashel Falls in Eatonville

Little Mashel Falls is not one but three gorgeous waterfalls in Eatonville near Mt Rainier that makes for a wonderful year round hike in almost any weather. This trail has three possible starting points which are described below and three waterfalls to enjoy. The hike is 4-5 miles with...

7 Kootenay hot springs in 5 days: a dreamy Canadian road trip

Looking for adventure in southeastern British Columbia? Look no further than this road trip to the Kootenay hot springs, a cluster of hot springs that you can easily put together into a low key road trip! These hot springs and this Kootenay hot springs road trip itinerary focus mostly...

DIY traveler’s Guide to having a blast on a cruise

Are you a DIY traveler considering a cruise? Or being forced encouraged to go on a cruise by someone else? Don’t knock it till you try it! It is totally possible for a diy traveler to have a blast on a cruise ship. You can make it yours and...

The Best hike in every Alaska cruise port

If you’re a hiker and planning an Alaska cruise, or you just want to find a way to stretch your legs and get away from crowds, this article is for you! I worked in the cruise industry in Alaska for seven years and lived in two of these ports...

11 Best Stops on a road trip from Anchorage to Fairbanks Alaska

A road trip from Anchorage to Fairbanks is one of the best road trips in Alaska! On this spectacular 360 mile drive, you’ll see incredible landscapes as you transition between several of Alaska’s unique climate zones, see wildlife and pass through Denali State Park and the edge of Denali...

Complete Guide to Winter in Manning Park British Columbia

Manning Park is an outdoor enthusiasts year round paradise located in southern British Columbia in the stunning mountains east of Vancouver. Winter in Manning Park brings a special kind of fun, with every winter and snow play activity far away from the crowds of winter resorts closer to Vancouver....

Complete Guide to Visiting Cypress Island in Washington

Cypress Island is an absolutely stunning place in the San Juan Islands of Washington State. This is a wonderful destination to get away from it all and experience some fantastic camping in the Pacific Northwest. Cypress Island does not have public ferry service, but it is closer to Anacortes than...

Electric Cooler for camping- Bouge RV Portable Refrigerator/Freezer Review

Curious about electric coolers? We were too! Read on to learn all about our experience test driving the Bouge RV portable refrigerator and freezer (also known as an electric cooler). This post contains affiliate links, which means if you make a purchase I may receive a small commission at...