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Alaska Cruise or Authentic Alaska? The Choice is Yours

Alaska Cruise or Authentic Alaska? The Choice is Yours

Wendy Redal February 29, 2012 0

What kind of Alaska tour are you looking for? Legendary wildlife and wilderness, or crowds and commercialism? How you choose to see Alaska — and who you choose to take you there — makes all

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Grand Canyon Bans Sale of Plastic Water Bottles

Grand Canyon Bans Sale of Plastic Water Bottles

Wendy Redal February 28, 2012 1

Headed to the Grand Canyon? Your Nat Hab steel water bottle will come in handy! We’ve been providing reusable bottles to our guests for more than a decade, and it’s a trend that’s catching on

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First Explorers: The Siberia-Native American Connection

First Explorers: The Siberia-Native American Connection

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 28, 2012 10

When early, intrepid European explorers first began trekking through the New World in the late 1400s, they were awed by the strikingly different cultures they encountered. But they also came to notice something else:

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It’s International Polar Bear Day!

It’s International Polar Bear Day!

Wendy Redal February 27, 2012 0

While polar bears have long been at the forefront of concerns over climate change, International Polar Bear Day — which happens every year on February 27 — has been set aside to draw special

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Earth Hour, March 31, 2012: Give 60 Minutes for the Planet

Earth Hour, March 31, 2012: Give 60 Minutes for the Planet

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 21, 2012 11

It’s as simple as turning off your lights for one hour on Saturday, March 31, at 8:30 p.m., your local time. That’s it. It may be the easiest thing you’ll ever be asked to

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Cruise Ship vs. Kayak? How to See the Real Alaska

Cruise Ship vs. Kayak? How to See the Real Alaska

Wendy Redal February 17, 2012 0

How would you rather experience Alaska? With 10,000 cruise ship passengers, or from the seat of a kayak in Misty Fjords in the solitude of wilderness

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