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...

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...

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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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...

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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 rental options giving you an opportunity to explore the length and breadth of the country. Reasons...

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...

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...

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 Project...

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...

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...

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 discover that I can watch icebergs...

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,...

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...

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...

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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...

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...

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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...

Are Danes nicer in Greenland?

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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...

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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 in...

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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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...