Walking with a herd of reindeer is both weird and wonderful.
There's an easy way to reach Kodiak Island, home to the world's second-largest bears. But why not take the adventurous route instead?
From evening talks to walks through bear country, our photographer guide offers technical tips and insights into what it takes to tell a compelling travel story through photos.
Alaska's Santa HQ and "dear Santa" letters to break your heart.
A small-ship expedition takes you to where the orca play.
Cruising Alaska has never been more popular, so it makes sense to book now for the 2020 season.
There are plenty of joy-inducing diversion that costs nothing.
When you visit Alaska you expect to see ice, and I'm seeing plenty of it just outside Juneau.
The USA's biggest state is also big on sights and price. But nowhere else in the world can you traverse such a dramatic coastline and witness orcas frolic in wild seas, boulders of glacial ice crash into the ocean below or breaching humpback whales in a single trip. Inland, its national parks have hungry brown bears catching salmon in river rapids. Alaska may be hard work, but it's rewarding.