Lakeidra Chavis/ Sun Star Contributor Sept. 2, 2014 This weekend, I spent 36 hours in a homeless shelter in downtown Hollywood, Florida. But the most important lessons I learned weren’t in journalism. Instead, it...
Category: Weekend Wanderlust
The world of music has many gatherings where performers come together to share their songs. Think Coachella. Think Lollapalooza or the Isle of Wight Festival. Think Dawson City.
Dig out your roadmaps, fellow travelers, and introduce yourself to Alaska’s state recreation areas.
It is a frequent pleasure of mine to hop in the car and drive south along the Richardson Highway toward Delta Junction. This might sound odd, but the river-edged panoramas the route offers make the trip well worth the time and gas money.
Heading north up the Parks Highway from Anchorage, one encounters the Matanuska-Susitna Valley.
Anchorage: the largest city in Alaska and a popular retreat for Fairbanksans looking for a cheap way to escape 40 below zero temperatures.
As the snow melts and the daily sunlight increases, many Alaskans’ thoughts turn to the destinations our state has to offer, such as Homer.
While idly surfing the internet, looking for inspiration for this week’s column, I came across a link to a short quiz that promised to help me “find my travel style.”
I have lost count of the number of times this last week I have heard someone talking about how they wish they could go to Japan and lend a hand with that nation’s current crisis.
Chosen as the number one 2011 spring break destination by StudentUniverse.com, Las Vegas is a great option for those hoping to trade snow in for sand.