US dollar

The buck starts here

The strong Australian dollar makes the timing right to explore the United States, writes Katrina Lobley.

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Creature comforts ... Brooks Lodge in Katmai National Park, where Timothy Treadwell lived and died among bears.

In the bear's living room

In some of Alaska's finest wilderness lodges, Stephen Phelan learns the etiquette of mixing with grizzlies.

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Wilderness trip ... a cool moose.

Last frontier

Craig Tansley embraces the splendid isolation of the Alaskan wilderness

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