Looking Down

Alaska is big. It is the largest state in the US, home to 17 of the county’s 20 tallest peaks, and claims the largest national forest in the nation.  A lot of people come to Alaska to see big things: tremendous glaciers, towering mountains, winding fjords, intimidating brown bears, tall trees, cascading waterfalls. We spend … More Looking Down

What’s Next: Alaska

I haven’t been on the road for about 7 weeks. Which is more than long enough to spend in one place. Thankfully, I’ll be packing my bags in the next few days and heading off to my next destination: Alaska! I have dreamed of working in Alaska for years, and I am still pinching myself that I will be living … More What’s Next: Alaska

Flying Solo

I’ve been traveling alone for a long time now, but I don’t think that’s particularly remarkable. The first time I went abroad on my own, I was 18 and I spent two weeks traveling through southern Spain. At the time I had a sailing job where I made a whopping $75 a week, so I was impressed with myself for traveling … More Flying Solo