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Travel Greenland on a Shoestring Budget

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Tips for Flying with Air Greenland

With every airline there’s a few tricks to know for a smoother journey. Read this if you’re flying with Air Greenland.Some of this is local Nuuk information, other bits are useful for all passengers flying in and out of our island =) PREFLIGHT...

A Guide to Visiting Toronto

Toronto is the gateway to the Niagara Falls and there is no better way to explore the city than by driving. There are numerous cheap car rental options giving you an opportunity to explore the length and breadth of the country. Reasons...

3 curious Christmas traditions from the North Pole

Since it’s that time of the year again, I thought it fitting to share three Christmas / New Year traditions from Greenland that I can’t say I’ve ever heard of before. I didn’t believe the first tradition at all, but apparently...

How to get from Down Under (Australia) to Up Over (Greenland)

How the heck do you get from Australia to Greenland? Well you certainly can’t walk there! I’ve planned to write this for a veeeeeeeery long time, so that I could just send this link over each time a friend asked how to...

A Weekend in Kangerlussuaq

The back country of Kangerlussuaq is a mosaic of gorgeous dry tundra, arctic flowers, skulls and fleeting wildlife. Unlike all of the other coastal towns, it is an inland destination like nowhere else I’ve seen in Greenland. Ironically, Kangerlussuaq was where I...

Are Danes nicer in Greenland?

“New kids on the block need to work hard for acceptance. In Greenland, even though they let you eat cake, they make you sweat before they embrace you with open arms. Then they give you deodorant, and more cake.” That was a...

What no one tells you about moving to Greenland

Moving to Greenland That you can transport all of your life’s belongings with you if you get a job that comes with housing. There are less companies who have this option now, but a significant number of jobs that offer this perk. That...

Hitting the 3 year mark!

No-one told me three years ago that I would still be living near the North Pole today! Even after having packed my life into 30 kilos and...

First impressions: Nuuk is in another time, another space

I’ve flown into an alternate universe called Nuuk where the surreal is reality. Time has stopped. Having never dreamed that I would ever live so close to...

Adios, Since It’s Day Four Without Poo

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First impressions: Nuuk is in another time, another space

I’ve flown into an alternate universe called Nuuk where the surreal is reality. Time has stopped. Having never dreamed that I would ever live so...

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The Rollercoaster Ride that was 2013

It’s been one year since I started this blog and found out I was going to Greenland! Exciting, but not always easy. To wrap...

3 curious Christmas traditions from the North Pole

Since it’s that time of the year again, I thought it fitting to share three Christmas / New Year traditions from Greenland that I...

On Rainbows and Relocating to Greenland

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Greenland’s a Hole in a Drainpipe: So What Can One Do There?

FACT: Big and small is relative. Sydney is a major city in Australia with a population of 4.5 million people. A third-tier city in China such as Kunming has 6 million residents. It’s considered a...

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A Weekend in Kangerlussuaq

The back country of Kangerlussuaq is a mosaic of gorgeous dry tundra, arctic flowers, skulls and fleeting wildlife. Unlike all of the other coastal...

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Since it’s that time of the year again, I thought it fitting to share three Christmas / New Year traditions from Greenland that I...

Travel Greenland on a Shoestring Budget

“Greenland isn’t the cheapest country to visit, but don’t let that stop you”, writes guest blogger Frederik Hoelge who travelled to Ilulissat, Kangerlussaq and...

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For those looking for new opportunities in job and life, is Greenland the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow? The first time...

A Guide to Visiting Toronto

Toronto is the gateway to the Niagara Falls and there is no better way to explore the city than by driving. There are numerous...