6 Best Travel Photography Blogs

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One Night in Bangkok Thailand

Does anything make an exotic travel destination look more appealing than a beautifully-captured photograph? There’s something about a well-framed snapshot of a gorgeous destination that inspires even the most home-bodied individual to considering planning a getaway in the near future. Ready to stir up those deep levels of wanderlust? Here are some photographers’ travel blogs…

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Whitehorse Community Boasts Thriving Nightlife

Posted in Things To Do In The Yukon

For a community with a population of just under 25,000, the Yukon’s capital city of Whitehorse has a surprisingly vibrant nightlife. Its thriving music scene, abundance of restaurants and bars, and several theater venues make it a small eclectic town with a big city feel. There is a diverse assortment of dining opportunities in Whitehorse.…

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Celebrating Winter in the Far North

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Image courtesy of Graur Codrin / FreeDigitalPhotos.net We want to let you in on a little secret: We love winter! Aside from it being the season to pull out our favorite warm coats and uncover our skis and snowshoes, it’s also time for a slew of events as fun and flashy as the northern lights.…

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11 Inspiring Winter Photos from the Great North

Posted in About Alaska, Traveling to the Yukon

Winter in Alaska offers a unique perspective on beauty – the icy landscapes, blanketed with snow are nothing short of stunning. Bold sunrises and sunsets and the appearance of the aurora borealis dancing across the sky provide inspirational winterscapes and plenty of opportunity for snow-filled adventure. We compiled a collection of winter photos from professional…

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How Hollywood Got Alaska ALL Wrong

Posted in About Alaska

How Hollywood Got Alaska All Wrong

Some movies, like The Frozen Ground (Nicholas Cage and John Cusack) and Big Miracle (Drew Barrymore), actually film in Alaska. But more often, production locations decisions are made for financial reasons—producers think audiences don’t know the difference. But if you’ve ever been to Alaska, you know there is no substitute. Here’s a look at where…

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Northern Lights 101 – A Guide to Seeing the Northern Lights & the Best Hotels for Viewing the Aurora

Posted in About Alaska

The Northern Lights

You don’t have to be a scientist to appreciate the mesmerizing beauty of solar particles crashing into the earth’s magnetic field. On a recent night in Alaska, Facebook posts from across the state were filled with updates about the “active” forecast for northern lights. If beautiful fall foliage, snow and cool weather weren’t enough of…

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