The Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center (Anchorage)

As museums go the Anchorage Museum  is a one stop shop for a little bit of everything. There are some interesting exhibits on art and on photography and the history of Alaska but there were two exhibits that really caught our attention, the first was the permanent exhibit on the native Alaskan villages that is coordinated in conjunction with the Smithsonian and the other, a temporary exhibit about Gyre, the immense … [Read more...]

Alaska Native Heritage Center (Anchorage)

As I planned our trip to Alaska, one of our main goals was to learn more about the native peoples-their history, their culture and their relationship with the land, surviving brutal winters in sub freezing temperatures. As we arrived in Anchorage we couldn't wait to explore the Alaska Native Heritage Center, a wonderful experiential museum that is a great introduction to all the native villages. Living in Alaska is … [Read more...]

The Moose’s Tooth (Anchorage)

As I've said many times before, locals are usually the winning bet for finding out where to get the best food.  Arriving at the Embassy Suites Anchorage in the evening, my crew was famished . We asked the front desk clerk where we could grab a bite since it was already late (9:30 pm).  She told us we just had to try The Moose's Tooth Pub and Pizzeria around the corner-gourmet pizzas, salads, and other yummy treats … [Read more...]