alaska

North Star On Ovation of the Seas

North Star On Ovation of the Seas

Can you imagine being on a cruise ship and taking a ride that sends you 300 feet above Sea Level? Allowing you to get amazing once in a lifetime views;  North Star gives you this exact opportunity.  I booked the North Star at sunset and the pictures don’t do it justice. It was a beautiful […] Read more…

Alaska Land Trips

Alaska Land Trips

One of the big questions our team gets is what is the difference between a land trip to Alaska, or a cruise/sea trip to Alaska. These Are Some Of The Key Differences #1 You will take a longer flight to reach either Anchorage or Fairbanks to start your trip. These are two of the most […] Read more…

The Gateway of Denali: Talkeetna, Alaska!

Welcome to the Gateway of Denali… Talkeetna, Alaska! This was one of my most favorite stops while traveling through Alaska! The quaint and quirky town has so much charm. This might be my secret crush town in Alaska. The town of Talkeetna lies near the southern border of Denali National Park & Preserve and is […] Read more…

Norwegian Bliss Cruise

An Alaskan Cruise Ship Experience: The Norwegian Bliss Cruise

Training and learning about the products, ships and destinations that our clients are experiencing is top priority to all of us at Embrace the Journey Travel! Here’s a snapshot about one of our planners, Danielle, experiences as she toured and experienced the Norweigan Bliss.  —- I had the privilege to go with my husband and […] Read more…

Alaska Land Tour

ROYAL CARIBBEAN ALASKA LAND TOUR – DAY 4!

This is Day 4 in our series from our recent Alaska Land Tour trip with Royal Caribbean.  Day 4 was by far one of my favorite days.  Our morning started off with a 5 am Mountain Wakeup Call. It was one of the best ways to start a day! The lodge offers a mountain wake […] Read more…

Seeing Denali by Plane

Flying To and Seeing Denali By Plane

One of the best ways to see Denali and also experience the sheer size of her, is by plane. I recently was in Talkeetna doing land base training and I had the opportunity to go up with K2 Aviation. Seeing Denali was by far one of the highlights of my life. Billy, our pilot was […] Read more…

Carry-on Packing for Alaska

Carry-on Packing for Alaska

Packing for 6 days for Alaska, in a carry-on?? Yes, it can be done!! How? Allow me to show you! Normally the sheer thought of packing for Alaska stirs up thoughts of multiple suitcases and loads of clothing and gear. You might think, “well, why didn’t you just check a bag”, but if you’re like […] Read more…

Alaska, The Last Frontier

Alaska, the Last Frontier When I was planning for our first Alaskan cruise I kept wondering why everyone called Alaska “the Last Frontier”. This fitting moniker of Alaska was evident instantly as we cruised towards our first port of call. The wide open, untouched by man, spaces are everywhere. Alaska is like a fine wine […] Read more…