• solo female travel in alaska
    Alaska,  We12hike

    Solo female travel in Alaska: here’s what to know!

    Having been to Alaska no less than seven times over the past 15 years, I think I can give quite an accurate point of view what it’s like to solo travel in Alaska as a female. Not all my trips have been done solo, some have. Note that this article is written from a European point of view. I’m from The Netherlands and have been incredibly lucky to have been to Alaska so many times. In this article I’ll be writing about the part of Alaska that can be reached from Anchorage, so not the panhandle that you’ll visit with a cruise. I’ve solo hiked in Alaska, driven a rental…

  • Bus from Into the Wild Alaska
    Alaska,  We12inspire

    About the Magic ‘Supertramp’ Bus from Into the Wild

    Over the past yaers, I received quite a lot of questions about ‘the bus from Into the Wild’, also known as The Magic Bus. So in this blog, I will answer them for you, making the information available for everyone who wants to know more about it. Where to find it, where to find the replica, how the bus got there and why I chose not to go there in the past.   Note that the real bus has been removed and this article was written well before that happened in 2020. Updates about where the bus from Into the Wild is now are below!.   About the Magic Bus…

  • things to do in Seward Alaska
    Alaska,  We12inspire

    The best things to do in Seward, Alaska

    Are you looking for more information on what to do in Seward, Alaska? Then look no further. When going to Alaska you just cannot miss going to Seward. Seward is a small town located on the Kenai Peninsula and the gateway to the Kenai Fjords National Park. Many tourists arrive here by cruise ship and then move onto Anchorage, however I’d definitely suggest to spend at least a couple of days here to make sure to see it all. Over the past 10 years I have been here 4 times and have tried out most of the Seward activities. Here are my top picks for things to do in Seward,…

  • hiking alone in alaska
    Alaska,  We12hike

    Hiking alone in Alaska: stories and tips for hiking in bear country

    Welcome to this article about hiking alone in Alaska. I have been to Alaska many times which I consider quite unique as I’m from Europe where Alaska totally seems like the other side of the world. I was however lucky enough to travel to Alaska seven times over the past decade and even though my first tour was with a group, I have also traveled solo.   This article about hiking in bear country is not just based on my own experiences, but also I’ll give you some advice on what to consider when you want to go solo hiking in Alaska. Note that my experience is only from hiking…