The railroad that once carried treasure-seekers to the Klondike Gold Rush now transports travellers to three adventures in a pristine mountainous wilderness.
Instead of waiting for an airport shuttle, Heathrow passengers can hop in one of the emission-free, battery operated pods that travel between the terminals and car parks.
Travellers can book a cab through their smartphone, track the movements of the cab until it arrives and even pay for their ride.
Anchorage is mostly made up of wilderness, with easy ways to reach nature in the raw and opportunities to test the survival skills of its visitors.
Take in the California coast from the comfort of the Inn at Laguna Beach. Enjoy two nights with views of the Pacific for $399.
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