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5 Alaska Shore Excursions That Will Make You Book an Oceania Cruise Now

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Cool-weather Alaska is one of the hottest cruising destinations. It's in our own backyard, with pristine and inspiring natural wonders, and a sailing season May-September perfectly aligned with family summer vacation time.Oceania Cruises has a twist on discovering America's 'Last...

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Where's the Only Restaurant in Alaska by a Michelin Starred Chef?

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That's a trick question. Michelin, who issues the most coveted fine dining ratings, only evaluates restaurants in three US cities: New York, Chicago, and San Francisco. Not Alaska.But there is still one place you can dine in Alaska at a restaurant by...

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6 Reasons We Love Seabourn Cruises to Alaska

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America's Last Frontier is a destination everyone should visit at least once in a lifetime of travel. Alaska's vast, untouched waters and shores are rich in breathtaking scenery and abundant land and marine wildlife in an unparalleled spectacle of Nature.Cruising along...

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Video: Crab Feast in Alaska

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Some of the best food travel experiences don't involve white linen or Michelin stars.  A crab feast in Alaska that starts with a boat ride to collect crab pots is one of the most fresh, pure-tasting... and fun dining experiences...

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Video: This Distillery Uses Alaska Glacier Water

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And local fireweed and spruce tips for truly local spirits and craft cocktails. BestTrip.TV was in port in Skagway, Alaska on our Regent Seven Seas cruise and naturally, we checked out the famous local saloon recommended by Regent's shore expert. ...

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Video: Alaska Wildlife Encounters You Can't Miss

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Do you ever see social media posts of magnificent wildlife photos from someone's trip to Alaska and think: This just can't be real?But it is. BestTrip.TV cruised from Vancouver to Seward (near Anchorage) on the Regent Seven Seas Mariner, hoping Nature...

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Video Recipe: Baked Alaska by Regent Seven Seas Cruises

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Before there was molecular gastronomy, there was Baked Alaska to awe and delight a table of diners. A miracle dessert of warm, caramelized meringue on the outside, still magically full of layers of frozen ice cream on the inside. A...

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Top Souvenirs from Alaska

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Alaska's breathtaking scenery and wildlife encounters will be memories that stay with you a lifetime. But there are one-of-a-kind tangible memories you can take home as well as your photos and close-encounter stories.Lynn Elmhirst, Producer/ Host of BestTrip.TV, shares her...

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Video: Take the Scenic Train from Alaska to Canada's Yukon

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It's only 20 miles from Skagway, Alaska's deepwater port on the coast, to the border of Canada's Yukon. But what a 20 miles they are! The White Pass & Yukon Route railway ride is one of the most dramatic scenic...

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Video: 7 Things you didn't know about Alaska's Hubbard Glacier

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The Hubbard Glacier has quite a pedigree.And being named after Gardiner Hubbard, the man who founded or co-founded the National Geographic Society, Bell Telephone and the journal 'Science', puts a lot of pressure on a glacier. Luckily, the Hubbard Glacier...

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Alaska "The Last Frontier" Really?

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In 2017, I decided to take a trip to Alaska. Not because I had always wanted to go to “The Last Frontier” but because everyone else seemed to want to go. What is all the hype about, I wondered. I...

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