What Sydneysiders call Ice Swimming

FACT: Yesterday Sydney was a raging 42 degrees celcius, while in Summit, Greenland last week it was reportedly minus 50 degrees. While Sydneysiders continued to...

I’m ready to face reality: I’ve turned boring!

My adventure that is Greenland has turned into the humdrum of everyday life that is restricted by how far I can swim around in...

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...

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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...

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...

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...

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...

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 Nuuk. Between the ice and the whales, the country offers some of the most amazing nature you...

Travel: Packing light for a European winter

My suitcase with all the essentials and not much room for anything else. Travelling light is hard enough during the summer time, but during the winter it becomes a challenging game! The trick is to find warm items of clothing that can...

Explaining that Crazy Nordic Family

Ever wondered the differences between the Nordic Countries? Me too. Let them explain it themselves… Formula: Put a bunch of Nordic citizens together, give them beer, and start talking about geography and family. Then forget about political correctness…this is what you come...

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...

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...

Travel: Packing light for a European winter

My suitcase with all the essentials and not much room for anything else. Travelling light is hard enough during the summer time, but during the winter it...

On Rainbows and Relocating to Greenland

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5 Great Holiday Destinations for Watersport Lovers

Be it during hot summers or the lovely monsoon, water sport adventures would never fail to give you high and adrenaline rush. Water sports...

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...

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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5 Great Holiday Destinations for Watersport Lovers

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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...

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