Watch the Aurora Borealis From Your Bed by JD Andrews

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Borealis Basecamp

Fairbanks Alaska

Borealis Basecamp is only 25 miles away from Fairbanks Alaska. Clear, curved windows stretch 16 feet across each dome roof to provide a great view of the Northern Lights.

On 100 acres of private land in the middle of the boreal forest sits 10 geodesic domes.

With no light pollution and only a few people in the area, you can capture some amazing Aurora photos and leave with magical memories.

You can enjoy the incredible view from the new dining room after experiencing some of the activities that are available:

ATV Tour


Snow Machines

Photography tour with instruction

And they can even rent you the outdoor gear you'll need.

2640 Himalaya Rd Fairbanks, AK 99701 +1 (907) 885-2845

2640 Himalaya Rd Fairbanks, AK 99701 +1 (907) 885-2845

'Now We’re Getting Somewhere' Ep.2 with CEO/Owner of Uncruise Adventures [video] by JD Andrews

Episode 2 - 'Now We’re Getting Somewhere'

Dan Blanchard - CEO and Owner of Uncruise Adventures talks about how it all got started.

Now We’re Getting Somewhere with CEO/Owner of Uncruise Adventures - Dan Blanchard [video] by JD Andrews

Dan Blanchard, CEO/Owner of Uncruise Adventures, Explains His Company's Name and Motto.

A few months back I was in Alaska on assignment for a cruise magazine. I was about to board the Wilderness Explorer from Uncruise Adventures.

While checking in there was an option to join the CEO on a walking tour of his hometown of Juneau. Not one tour but he was giving multiple ones throughout the day.

As we walked around Juneau Dan told us stories of different locations, interesting facts about Alaska and even sang the Alaska flag song in front of the capital, while tearing up. Wow, this guy really loves Alaska! 

You’ll NEVER see a CEO of any cruise company take passengers on tour AND at the end of a cruise go onboard and ask “how was your week?” Except Dan.

I’ve been in the travel / cruise industry for over 20 years and I’ve never met anyone like him.

The first thing you notice about Dan is his over whelming energy and passion for his ‘job’ and Alaska.

I wanted to know more about this guy and his company, so I asked if I could interview him for my travel show ‘Now We’re Getting Somewhere’.

And after a few months I was back in Alaska. Onboard another Uncruise Adventures ship with Dan.

When I talk about Uncruise with others, I always find myself trying to explain the name….

So in this first video I asked Dan where the name ‘Uncruise’ came from and more about his company.

Amazing Northern Lights - Alaska by JD Andrews


Captured inside Denali National Park, October.

Beautiful Dawes Glacier, Alaska by JD Andrews

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not a bad capture hanging out of a zooming zodiac boat