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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...

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...

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...

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 an enormous fjord, it’s also a pleasant surprise 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...

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...

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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...