Summer Camp Podcast: Alaska On the Go

Our latest episode of the Alaska On the Go Podcast introduces listeners to a few new Alaska summer camp ideas.  Download Episode 3 of Alaska On the Go now!  When I was in third grade, my parents sent me to my first overnight summer camp. I’ll never forget it, because the friend I went with […]

AKontheGO and Alaska Public Media: Partners for family fun

I promised yesterday to broadcast from the rooftops our latest partnership – and here it is: AKontheGO is now part of the Alaska Public Media/Outdoor Explorer team of radio pros! Yessir, yours truly will be providing information about family fun events around Alaska at the beginning of each month on KSKA’s Outdoor Explorer program, heard […]

Alaska Travelgram Podcast: LIVE From Era Alaska!

Sometimes the Travelgram Team just has to break away and go somewhere different. This week we settled in at the main hangar of Era Alaska, our state’s leader in regional air travel. We wandered the place, peered into a few aircraft engines, ate several cookies, and eventually sat down to chat with our guests. It […]

Alaska Travelgram Podcast: Alaska Alpine Adventures, AKontheGO, and Airfare Deals!

It was great to be back in the virtual studio yesterday with my co-host in travel, Scott McMurren and our sound engineer extrordinaire, Kirby Kauffman. A special treat was recording live and on-site at Kaladi Brothers Coffee on Centerpoint Drive in midtown Anchorage. The perfect spot for a meeting (or podcast recording, for that matter), Kaladi’s […]

Family Fun Friday in Alaska, and a Travelgram Podcast

Summer travel in Alaska is heating up, AKontheGO’ers! The cruise ships are in, tours are starting, and everywhere, Alaska is in bloom with tons of activities; the perfect time for a website launch, wouldn’t you say? That’s right, only 21 days until AKontheGO sports a new look, and you’re invited to watch it all happen […]

Alaska Travelgram Show Podcast: Talkeetna, San Diego, and Ocean Sounds!

Another Alaska Travelgram Show podcast is up and ready for your ears, intrepid AKontheGO’ers. Listen in right HERE for dramatic waves, soaring sea birds, and oh, Scott McMurren and me, too. In this edition of the show, I reflect upon the incredible commissioning of the USS San Diego last weekend, in preparation for the same […]

*Extra* Alaska Travelgram Podcast With CIRI Alaska Tourism

It was indeed a “whale of a time” when the Alaska Travelgram Team invited Dee Buchanan of CIRI Alaska Tourism to the weekly podcast party. Covering the wonderful dining options available at CIRI’s Talkeetna Alaska Lodge, Seward Windsong Lodge, and beautiful Fox Island, then chatting about my wild day aboard the Kenai Fjords Tour catamaran […]

*EXTRA* Alaska Travelgram Show Podcast: Native Heritage Center and Great Airfare Deals!

The Alaska Travelgram Show went on-location this week at the beautiful and memorable Alaska Native Heritage Center in east Anchorage. Sound engineer Kirby Kauffman, Scott and I managed to pull together quite the program, with drumming stories by Mattox Metcalf, a stalwart figure at the Center, and our special guest, Melissa Saunders,  Sales and Marketing […]

EXTRA! Alaska Travelgram Show Podcast: Whales, Airfare Deals, and More

Just in time for a busy season of summer travel, the Alaska Travelgram Show is back in the saddle, again. Thanks to the wonderful efforts of our new sound engineer, the talented Kirby Kaufmann, Scott and I produced a spiffed-up, all-podcast show that is now available right HERE. From a top-secret, undisclosed location Somewhere in […]

Alaska Winter Takes Center Stage This Snowy Fun Friday

Hello, hello? Is anyone out there? Southcentral Alaska is positively buried in snow; from driveways to rooflines, we’re full, full, full of white stuff. I think it’s just perfect for throwing down that snow shovel and jumping headlong into a pile of family fun, Alaska-style. Welcome to Fun Friday, your weekly newsletter of interesting Alaska […]

Fun Friday in Alaska! It’s a Wonderful Life, For Certain

It truly is wonderful. School is out, AK Kid is still nestled all snug in his bed, with visions of who-knows-what dancing through his little head. That’s right; now is the time to ramp up your holiday hoopla and get ready for the next two weeks of holiday merry-making in the 49th state with your […]