• adventurous things to do in alaska
    Alaska,  We12inspire

    Cool and adventurous things to do in Alaska – part 2

    The story continues: another amazing list of adventurous things to do in Alaska in the summer One of my most read posts over the past years definitely is my tips for Really cool things to do in Alaska. It seems like a lot of people have the desire to travel to this amazing place. I hope that one day they will be able to discover this amazing place for themselves. Last year I went back to Alaska for the seventh time and I discovered some really sweet and adventurous things to do in Alaska. I traveled around mostly by myself in some two weeks, did some work, met a lot…

  • things to do in Seward Alaska
    Alaska,  We12inspire

    The best things to do in Seward, Alaska

    Tips from an expert: things to do in Seward, Alaska 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 was here 4 times, most recently last summer. Here are my top picks for things to do in Seward, Alaska.   Hiking the Harding Icefield Trail As an avid hiker, I can…

  • Alaska,  Confessions of a travel blogger,  Nepal,  Spain,  Sweden

    My 5 scariest moments of 2015

    As I mentioned before, I’m not a person who makes a standard sum-up of the year in journeys. I like making lists, but just those that are a little bit out of the box. Today, the last day of the year, I’m sharing my five scariest travel moments of 2015 with you. Generally I’m not scared very easily, although each year there are moments that make me wonder something like “hmmm, that could have gone horribly wrong…” Luckily I’m still around and I can still tell you this year’s stories with a smile on my face!   Solo hiking between the bears of Alaska “You know what to do, right,…

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    Solo-hiking in bear country Alaska

    During my past Alaska trip I traveled by myself most of the time. Since I’m an avid hiker, not hiking wasn’t really an option, even though that meant facing a potential encounter with a bear while I’d be all by myself. So when I seriously injured my ankle only four days before my departure in a cycling accident, I thought that someone up there was trying to tell me something… When doctors at the hospital told me hiking would be a definite “no” for the upcoming weeks, I was incredibly sad. However, I generally don’t take no for an answer and by the time I was about to go hiking, my ankle…