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...

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...

A Guide to Visiting Toronto

Toronto is the gateway to the Niagara Falls and there is no better way to explore the city than by driving. There are numerous...

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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...

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 is easy to learn for everyone....

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...

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 this fishbowl of a town. What do fish do? They wade through seaweed, they fight off other...

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...

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...

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...

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...

A Guide to Visiting Toronto

Toronto is the gateway to the Niagara Falls and there is no better way to explore the city than by driving. There are numerous cheap car...

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....

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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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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 winter it becomes a challenging game! The trick is to find...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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

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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...

A Guide to Visiting Toronto

Toronto is the gateway to the Niagara Falls and there is no better way to explore the city than by driving. There are numerous...

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...

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...

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...