The Blog

Ever wonder what it’s like to live in the Last Frontier?  Traveling to Alaska and looking for tips, tricks and ideas?  You’ve come to the right spot!

As a lifelong Alaskan, I have lived in nearly every region of the state.  From bush living in the far north, salmon slaying in the Southwest, mountain climbing in the Southeast, and city living in Anchorage – I know Alaska.

As a teacher, mom, and outdoor enthusiast, I also feel I have a unique perspective to share.  I hope to inspire other families, from Alaska and beyond, to get out and explore nature.

What you’ll find here is a collection of our experiences exploring around the state, motivation to get you and your little’s outside, Alaska travel tips, and photographs of the Last Frontier’s stunning landscapes. 

My “mission” for this blog is to inspire, motivate and support families in getting outside, exploring nature, and taking advantage of all that our great state has to offer!  Through resource guides, how-to’s, and personal experience, readers will be immersed in all things Alaska.

Join the fun!

Wander Alaska


The Blogger

I’m Ramie – the voice behind the blog (and the camera lens). Others in my tribe include my spunky, tenacious daughter Piper, and my saint of a mother, Patti. Together we make up “Carlson Girls AK.”

**We also recently added a “Carlson Boy” to the tribe. Brodie is our lovable, energetic Golden Retriever. He helps encourage us outside on days we’d rather have a Netflix marathon.

My “day job” offers opportunity to explore, learn and play! I work as a kindergarten teacher and fully believe that my kids teach me as much as I teach them. I love that every day allows for new opportunity, challenge, and growth in (and outside) the classroom.

When not teaching or blogging, you can find me and my tribe exploring, running, hiking and playing throughout Alaska, usually somewhere between the mountains and the sea.

Piper and Mom


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PLEASE use this space as your own. Comment, ask questions, collaborate, create, inspire. I’ll do my best to answer any questions and respond to all comments in a timely manner. I look forward to “meeting” each and every one of you!


>>With love, from Alaska.<<