Archive | January, 2013

Aerial view of Bora Bora (Wikipedia)

The World’s 12 Best Island Vacations

When you’re looking for that great escape, few areas in the world seem to do the trick better than an island far from the hustle and bustle of large population centers. Here are a dozen dazzling island destinations that are sure to give you a different perspective on life.

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Lake Clark with the village of Port Alsworth on the right

The Splendid Solitude of Alaska’s “Alps”

Only 90 Air-Minutes from Anchorage, Lake Clark Could Be America’s Most Under-Appreciated National Park As a frequent visitor to America’s national parks, I learned long ago to accept crowds and congestion as part of the price of admission. I’ll grumble when I find myself eating the dust of a dozen noisy hikers just ahead of […]

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