There is a huge debate/uproar here in Juneau Alaska. They are even holding public meetings about it. The debate is over the tourists. Yes, it can be disruptive. The traffic from the tour buses, helicopters, float planes, and cruise ships. The people walking around downtown and at the glacier. Juneau becomes a bustling city full
There are things no one tells you about and there are things you do not think to ask about, when moving to a new place. There are also some things you are told but just cannot quite grasp or believe. You just have to figure it out as you go. With the onset of our
Shopping in Alaska People in the lower 48 love to shop on Amazon and so do Alaskans. Especially in Juneau Alaska. In Juneau we do not have a lot of shopping options since we are off the road system. Therefore, Amazon can be a necessity we it comes to making purchases. For instance, my daughter
When moving or visiting a new place, you are bound to learn something new and gain a new perspective. I have been in Juneau for four months now and I have gained many new perspectives from a change in scenery. Join me on this 4-Part Series, New Place New Perspective. Perspective #1- Diversity is Awesome!
“A smile is the universal welcome” Max Eastman. The community of Juneau is one huge greeting. Every where you go, you meet the most friendly and helpful people. Juneau is a community of 30,000 although it feels like a quaint coastal town of 2,500. People who have lived in this community, see people they know
I have not wrote a blog post in awhile due to settling into our new house after the adventure of getting to Juneau! I have been in Juneau longer than my family. I had to start work before Thanksgiving and came up and stayed at the Juneau Hotel for a little over a month. I
“The Mountains are Calling and I Must Go” – Muir One of the reasons we moved to Juneau was easy access to nature. We are a family that loves to hike and Juneau has “over 250 miles of hiking trails”. Since the rest of my family has made it to Juneau, Alaska, they have been hiking