Kaitlin Armstrong

Kaitlin hails from a rural Alaskan fishing town and spent her early 20s studying and freewheeling across the US and Mexico. She is currently based in Tacoma, WA, where she works as a writer and nonprofit professional. When she's not racking up airline miles, she can be found hiking, singing, or curled up with a good podcast. Find her on Instagram and Twitter.

11 essential Alaskanisms you need to learn

16 things Alaskans love more than the rest of the US

The 12 side effects of living in Alaska

The 8 people Alaskans love to hate

13 things only people who spend the winter in Alaska understand

6 things reality TV gets wrong about Alaska

10 things Alaskans don’t blink an eye at

15 conveniences rural Alaskans live without

21 questions Alaskans are sick of hearing

The 7 holidays Alaskans love to celebrate

8 school experiences every Alaskan can relate to

7 things Alaskans are total snobs about

6 essential skills that are second nature to Alaskans

14 summer experiences Alaskans live for