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5 Alaska Winter Myths — Busted

by ATJ Posted in The Alaska Experience Blog
Winter in Alaska
The thought of living, or even visiting, Alaska in the winter might scare you, but not everything you hear is true! We bust some of these myths here. 1. It’s freezing cold Compared to Alabama, yes, Alaska is extremely cold. But if you compare the most populated areas of Alaska...  Read More

What is Living in Anchorage Actually Like?

by ATJ Posted in The Alaska Experience Blog
Living in Anchorage Alaska
You can guess what it’s like to live in Anchorage or you can let us tell you! In this blog post, we explain the truth about the weather, food, activities, and more. Get used to new foods Alaska is known for its seafood, and Anchorage is no different. But that...  Read More

Types of Housing Available in Alaska

by ATJ Posted in The Alaska Experience Blog
Types of Housing in Alaska
There’s one question that everyone asks themselves when they’re thinking about moving somewhere for a job: “Where am I going to live?” In Alaska, the options for housing are plentiful. Some are traditional, and others a little more adventurous, but we can guarantee you’ll find a roof over your head...  Read More

8 Reasons Why You Can’t Miss a Trip to the Matanuska-Susitna Valley

by ATJ Posted in The Alaska Experience Blog
Visiting the Matanuska-Susitna Valley
The Matanuska-Susitna Valley isn’t the most famous destination in Alaska. You might not have heard of it before, and it’s certainly not as well known as iconic areas like the Kenai Peninsula or the Copper River. Its name is a bit of a mouthful, but we can guarantee you that...  Read More

7 Things You Won’t Be Able to Live Without Once You’ve Lived in Alaska

by ATJ Posted in The Alaska Experience Blog
Whale Watching in Alaska
From easy access to lakes and mountains to salty smoked salmon, there are many reasons to fall in love with Alaska. Here is a list of a few things you won’t be able to live without after you experience living here. 1. Independence When you’re in Alaska, you feel a...  Read More

Top 5 Fishing Destinations in Alaska

by ATJ Posted in The Alaska Experience Blog
Top Fishing Destinations in Alaska
Alaska is an incredible place to visit and experiencing it as an angler is even better. We picked our top 5 favorite destinations to go fishing below. Alaska has 6,640 miles of coastline. That’s more than the rest of the United States put together. And when you include the thousands...  Read More

What It’s Really Like to Work a Seasonal Hospitality Job in Alaska

by ATJ Posted in The Alaska Experience Blog
Working a Seasonal Hospitality Job in Alaska
A seasonal hospitality job isn’t quite like any other professional experience you’ll ever have. It’s impossible to describe it perfectly to the uninitiated, but there are some universal industry truths. Here are ten things for you to bear in mind if you’re considering seasonal work in the Alaska hotel business....  Read More

The Benefits of Visiting Alaska in September

by ATJ Posted in The Alaska Experience Blog
Visting Alaska in September
The bright yellow birches of the boreal forest and the rich red tundra make September a beautiful time to visit Alaska. You may have to bundle up and bring your rain jacket, but the crowds will be smaller, the bugs will be fewer, and your chances of catching the Aurora...  Read More

What It’s Like to Work in Rail Services

by ATJ Posted in The Alaska Experience Blog
Working in Rail Services in Alaska
The opportunity to work onboard a train in Alaska is definitely unique! Let us give you some insight into the types of available positions and what kind of personality traits make an excellent Rail Operator. Some of our rail workers are fascinated by trains from a very young age and...  Read More

5 Alaskan Islands You Have to Visit

by ATJ Posted in The Alaska Experience Blog
Alaska's Best Islands to Visit
So much of Alaska exists beyond the coastline. If you like the sound of docking your kayak on the shore of a tiny island that feels all your own, or flying into an expansive island with miles to explore, Alaska has something for you. Here are five of our favorite...  Read More