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...

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...

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...

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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 likeScuba diving, parasailing, water-skiing, kayaking or beach water sports are always fun. Indulging in water sports 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 right away. It’s a little embellished because I heard the story in Danish, so I’m filling in-the-blanks where...

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. I actually have no idea if it’s a term used before but no one seems...

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...

5 Best Skateboarding Places around the World

Skateboarding is one of the most popular street sports in the world. It is practiced not only in the UK and the USA but also in other parts of the world. This street sport mainly attracts the young generation. With the rising...

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...

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 year, I’ve filled-in-some-blanks and highlighted one blog per month that readers enjoyed following! January was the...

Tricks You Need to Know When Going to Croatia

Croatia is a wonderful place for a summer vacation, of that there can certainly be no doubt. Its beautiful coast is full of amazing beaches, and the towns and cities have so many ancient sights to offer. Not to mention that...

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,...

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...

5 Best Skateboarding Places around the World

Skateboarding is one of the most popular street sports in the world. It is practiced not only in the UK and the USA but also in...

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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...

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...

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...

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

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...

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Tricks You Need to Know When Going to Croatia

Croatia is a wonderful place for a summer vacation, of that there can certainly be no doubt. Its beautiful coast is full of amazing beaches, and the towns and cities have so many ancient sights...

5 Best Skateboarding Places around the World

Skateboarding is one of the most popular street sports in the world. It is practiced not only in the UK and the USA but also in other parts of the world. This street sport mainly...

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

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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...

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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 can’t say I’ve ever heard of before. I didn’t believe 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...

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...

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...

Tricks You Need to Know When Going to Croatia

Croatia is a wonderful place for a summer vacation, of that there can certainly be no doubt. Its beautiful coast is full of amazing...

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