5 Tips for Safely Enjoying the Alaskan Wilderness

The tourist season has started in Alaska, and that means the cruise ship passengers are up to their usual yearly antics. Namely, wearing white sneakers and then acting surprised to find mud on the Alaskan…

How This Librarian Made Friends Through Geocaching

If you’re the nose-in-a-book type like me, you know what I mean when I say making friends is hard. When you prefer to stay in on the weekend with a good book, or a knitting…

Follow Robert Service to the Yukon for a Winter Weekend

The ballads of Robert Service hold a special place in my library. I have always been captivated by the history of the Klondike Gold Rush. These are stories of lawless temporary towns filled with gruff…

2015 Holiday Gift Suggestions & Wishlist

Happy Holidays! I hope you’re all enjoying the December holidays so far! I may be a little late in posting this, but we’ll have to chalk it up to too much holiday-ing. If you’ve been…

Armchair Travel By Postcard, or how to feed your wanderlust obsession while at home

Do you love receiving snail mail still? I do. Especially when it comes in postcard form from foreign countries! Postcrossing is bringing the world together one postcard at a time! All you need is a…

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