Food Truck Carnivals – A New Way To Dine

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Now that it’s starting to warm up, Alaskans are starting to prepare for summer!¬†And one of the best parts about summer is the food trucks start coming out. See, here in Alaska, we try to spend as much time outdoors when we have daylight, so dining outdoors and a la carte is right up our alley! Continue reading “Food Truck Carnivals – A New Way To Dine” »

A Cold & Muddy Hike

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To celebrate the end of March, we joined up with some friends for a hike and some tent sleeping.

The weather was supposed to be nice and warm, but you know what they say about the best laid plans… something something doesn’t always go as planned.

It ended up being an overcast day with an even colder night. But since it is Alaska, we didn’t back down from adventure. :)

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The Stews Go To Scandinavia: Norway

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Oslo, Norway was our first stop on our road trip with the new car. It was a 3 hour drive north of Gothenburg, and a beautiful drive.

City driving – that was a different story. As soon as we got within 1/2 mile of the hotel, we parked in a parking garage – a lot easier said than done. There was crazy construction going on, and our GPS was having a hard time keeping the satellite connection.

Oslo was beautiful, but so expensive. Living in Alaska, I had gotten used to paying more for things than they should cost – but I was still blown away by Norway prices. Food and goods were literally double the cost. Ouch!

But we didn’t let the price of Norway impact our fun. We got to see and do a lot of cool things, like:

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