Exploring Oqaatsut Part I

After an incredible day exploring icebergs and a night of watching the beautiful northern lights I was expecting to be completely knackered – but instead I awoke after only a few hours of sleep bright eyed, bushy tailed and ready for another amazing day in Greenland! I had booked another day trip with the wonderful […]

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Sailing to EQI Part II

In my last post I left you on the edge of your seat wondering what havoc the Greenlandic weather would wreak on my plans to see the calving glacier – Eqip Sermia. The ice in the bay was packing together tightly enough to get us worried but the glacier was a mere 2km away! It […]

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Sailing to EQI Part I

After seeing icebergs from a plane, a kayak, rocky cliffs and from my hotel, I was eager to see them from a boat. There are small boat trips available that stay within the Ilulissat Icefjord, but I was looking to get even further out into the middle of nowhere. World of Greenland is one of […]

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Sleeping Like A Modern Day Inuit

I have stayed in countless hostels, hotels, bed and breakfasts and with numerous couchsurfing hosts. I have stayed in hostels so cheap I ended up with bed bugs and hotels so fancy that I never wanted to get out of bed! However, whilst in Greenland, I was lucky enough to stay in what is hands […]

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Kayaking Amongst Greenlandic Icebergs

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During my research on Ilulissat prior to starting my trip, I came across pictures of people kayaking amongst icebergs and knew instantly that I wanted desperately to do the same. Booking a kayaking trip turned out to be difficult as I was to arrive in Ilulissat after the season for kayaking trips had ended. However, […]

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A Foolproof Guide to Hiking Around The Ilulissat Icefjord

After being accosted by beautiful baby huskies, I finally made it to the starting point of the hiking trails around the Ilulissat Icefjord. The Ilulissat icefjord is located on the west coast of Greenland and is approximately 250km north of the Arctic Circle. The icefjord is a result of the calving of the enormous Sermeq […]

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Ilulissat: Husky Lovers Paradise

After finally landing in Ilulissat, I was beyond eager to get out exploring and make up for lost time. I chucked my bags in my hotel and was out the door faster than you can say ‘Welcome to Greenland’. Ilulissat is the third largest city/town in Greenland with a whopping population of approximately 5000 inhabitants. […]

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Flying Over Ilulissat

After a lovely day exploring Nuuk, I was beyond excited to fly to Ilulissat. I love icebergs, glaciers and Greenlandic huskies; and Ilulissat is the place to see them! However, the Greenlandic weather Gods didn’t seem to care too much about my plans to get to Ilulissat in a timely fashion; and what should’ve been […]

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Nuuk: Greenland’s Colourful Capital

Greenland has been at the top of my bucket list for as long as I can remember. Though I want to visit everywhere, places that are wild and remote intrigue me on another level. If these remote places are freezing cold and filled with ice and snow? Well that’s even better. Greenland is considered by […]

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