Travel on the Side

Getting up early for the sunrise was just part one of an amazing day cruising through Glacier Bay National Park. Part two was the actual glaciers themselves. We got our first...

After leaving Skagway, it was off to Glacier Bay National ParkĀ for a day of scenic cruising amid the glaciers. But first, I did something out of the ordinary for me. I...

After walking around Skagway, it was time for our shore excursion! Independently, we had booked Frontier Excursions & Adventure’s Yukon Discovery Tour. At around 9am we met out tour guide/driver, John,...

With Juneau behind us, it was off to Skagway! Skagway, with a full-time population of around 1,000 (that swells well beyond that in the summer to assist with the tourist influx)...

We were dropped off back at the pier in Juneau following our Harv & Marv’s whale watching tour. By this time it was after 5pm and we still wanted to go...

After getting stuffed at Tracy’s King Crab Shack, it was time for our shore excursion: whale watching! We had independently booked Harv & Marv’s whale watching a few months before the...

We had survived our sea day! After another leisurely breakfast, we headed out on to the open decks and could see land again! We knew we were getting close! Hanging out...

The previous day when we left Seattle, the weather was gorgeous: blue skies, sunshine, and around 83F/28C. Ahh, but that was to change as we headed north! Woke up to overcast...

After spending three beautiful days in the Seattle area, it was time to board our cruise ship for Alaska. My mom and her boyfriend were joining us for the cruise. For...

Summer isn’t even over yet and I’m planning for next summer’s big trip: an Alaskan cruise. It’s one of those bucket list travel itemsĀ and something that several of us in the...