My white husband meets Asian culture

We went back to Australia and eastern and western cultural differences were more obvious than ever before. I found out that the playbook of...

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...

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...

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Just Add Sand: Beach Volleyball, the Arctic and Nuuk Playground

Imagine this happening in Nuuk. Yeh, right. You might not see bikinis, board shorts or palm trees, but the far-fetched idea of playing beach volleyball in the Arctic will soon become a reality in Greenland’s capital, Nuuk. Just add sand, right? Enter...

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...

My white husband meets Asian culture

We went back to Australia and eastern and western cultural differences were more obvious than ever before. I found out that the playbook of life had changed, but I didn’t understand the rules to the game. The helplessly ignorant Asian daughter and...

On Rainbows and Relocating to Greenland

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 I flew to Greenland, I read a (business) magazine which made it sound like Greenland was the...

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...

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...

Adios, Since It’s Day Four Without Poo

It was already heading in this direction 13 months ago, but now I really cannot deny that life is changing. Or to put it as it is, life has already changed. Dramatically. If I could put into words my life last year...

10 first impressions of Greenland

Like all new destinations, Greenland gives many impressions to the fresh eye. Here are 10 observations our guests made when visiting Nuuk and Greenland. Crazy about flags Outsiders notice that Greenlanders and Danes love their flags! There are lots of flag poles, people wear...

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...

Introducing a New Word: Grøndansk

Greenland, it’s time for a new term to enter the urban dictionary: Grøndansk In honour of Culture Night tonight, I present this word complete with suggested definitions....

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 up the...

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Adios, Since It’s Day Four Without Poo

It was already heading in this direction 13 months ago, but now I really cannot deny that life is changing. Or to put it...

Just Add Sand: Beach Volleyball, the Arctic and Nuuk Playground

Imagine this happening in Nuuk. Yeh, right. You might not see bikinis, board shorts or palm trees, but the far-fetched idea of playing beach volleyball...

Introducing a New Word: Grøndansk

Greenland, it’s time for a new term to enter the urban dictionary: Grøndansk In honour of Culture Night tonight, I present this word complete with...

Three bullets, three reindeer and love in Greenland

This is a cute story about how one Greenlandic woman impressed a man so much with her hunting prowess that he proposed to her...

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...

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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 moan about the sweltering heat last night, my flatmates and I...

Simple Tools that can Help You in Gardening

Looking for advice on gardening tools? If yes means, this article is especially for you. Basically, gardening can seem like an advanced skill exclusively possessed by the green figured. But the real thing is- gardening...

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...

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...

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...

Three bullets, three reindeer and love in Greenland

This is a cute story about how one Greenlandic woman impressed a man so much with her hunting prowess that he proposed to her right away. It’s a little embellished because I heard the story in...

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...

On Rainbows and Relocating to Greenland

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 I flew to Greenland, I read a (business) magazine which made...

The Rollercoaster Ride that was 2013

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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...

Simple Tools that can Help You in Gardening

Looking for advice on gardening tools? If yes means, this article is especially for you. Basically, gardening can seem like an advanced skill exclusively...

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...

On Rainbows and Relocating to Greenland

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...

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...