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Top Tips for Traveling to Alaska in the Winter

Contrary to popular belief, Alaska is not always cold and dark. Alaska boasts various seasons with warm summers, vibrant fall colors and a beautiful winter with powdery snow-peaked mountains. Traveling to Alaska is great for anyone with a sense of adventure, and a desire to bask in the great outdoors to experience pure untainted wilderness. There is much to see and do year round. Yet, traveling to Alaska in winter is not for the faint of heart. With temperatures diving…

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Nature or Nurture: Hiking as the Antidote to our Digital Age

One of my readers, Winston sent me this blog post and I thought it was worth sharing. Enjoy a little dose of nature courtesy of Winston’s Diary.   This is approaching the summit of Alta Peak in Sequoia National Park   Prior to moving to the Bay Area, I barely spent any time in the wilderness—couldn’t, in fact, finish a mild five-mile trail in New England without being beset by the twin devils of exhaustion and boredom. Fast-forward through several…

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