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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 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

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...

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 flown half way across the world to Denmark from...

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...

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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...