25 Pictures To Make You Put Greenland At The Top of Your Bucket List

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I know I have said it before, but I am going to say it again now, and most definitely again in the future. I am head over heels in love with Greenland! I just visited this incredible country for the second time, and found that I loved it even more than I had the first […]

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Snowmobiling Around Mountainous Sisimiut

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I will admit, I was hesitant to go snowmobiling. As it happens, I am a seriously terrible driver, have no valid drivers licence (let alone an international one) and no winter sports cover on my travel insurance, so to go ahead and snowmobile anyway was not exactly a wise idea. In countries where tourism is […]

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Packing List: Winter In The Arctic

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MERINO WOOL THERMALS I have travelled in cold climates before. Winter in Europe – no problem. Autumn in the Arctic – not an issue. Until my most recent trip to Greenland, I had never once really needed my thermals. In Kangerlussuaq, the mercury plunged down to unbelievably cold temperatures (-41 centigrade on the coldest day) […]

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Icebergs and Auroras in Ilulissat

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After spending two days on complete bedrest following a rather nasty accident, I was not exactly a happy chicken. I was in my favourite place in the world, but instead of exploring and enjoying it, I was stuck in a bed, eating junk food and watching old episodes of television shows that I had already […]

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Banged Up Abroad: Injured in Ilulissat

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Well bloody hell, I’ve now had one travel experience that I won’t be in a rush to repeat. Due to some unfortunate events on an organised dog sledding trip (dogs were boisterous, people were knocked, knees met a rock in a rather forceful manner) I ended up rather nastily injured. My left knee was slightly […]

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Returning To The Ilulissat Icefjorden

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I think Ilulissat may just be my most favourite place on Earth. I love the cold wind as it comes off the icebergs and laps my face. I love the sound of the Greenland dogs as they howl at the sun when it comes up. I love the burnt orange sunrises and the magenta sunsets. […]

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Dog Sledding in Stunning Sisimiut

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I landed into Sisimiut from Kangerlussuaq with high hopes and a lot of anticipation. Luckily, Sisimiut is one of those places that lives up to the hype. Located on the west coast of Greenland and home to approximately 5000 people, Sisimiut is the second largest town in all of Greenland. However, despite it being more […]

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A Little Sun and A Lot of Snow at The Amazing Russell Glacier

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If you only do one thing while visiting Kangerlussuaq, then you should absolutely make it a trip to Russell Glacier. The route to Russell Glacier is much the same as that which leads to the ice cap. I thought that driving the same route for two days in a row would be boring, but as […]

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Walking On Top of The Greenland Ice Sheet

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After freezing my butt off at negative 39 degrees centigrade, a little increase in temperature was more than welcome. Granted, -29 is still bloody cold, but that 10-degree increase makes an absolutely massive difference. On this particular day it was very cloudy, which has both pros and cons. On the pro side – heavy cloud […]

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Welcome to Kangerlussuaq, Greenland

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Ever been so utterly enchanted with something that you lose track of time? If not, then I implore you to book a winter flight from Copenhagen to Kangerlussuaq – and by god, make sure you have the window seat. After a pleasant four-hour flight (Air Greenland – you bloody rock) it was time to descend […]

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