Greenland Blog

Welcome to the official blog of Greenland Adventures by Icelandic Mountain Guides, your trusted source for guided and self guided tour in Greenland.  Here you can learn more about Greenland's vast and beautiful nature, travel tips and all sorts of useful information to help you make the most of your time in Greenland. Cheers!

Top 5 reason to Hike in the Midnight Light in Iceland

For a period of about 2 months, between May15th and July 15th roughly, the sun in Iceland doesn’t set, and it never really gets dark. Sure, it gets a bit darker, and there is no direct sunlight. What you end...

Summer in Greenland

What do locals do during the summertime in Greenland? How do they spend their time? Basking in the light of midnight sun, practically over the nation, Greenlanders is a very busy enjoying themselves  Summer...

The Roof of the Arctic - Mt: Gunnbjörn Summit Expedition

Icelandic Mountain Guides had a busy season in the Watkins Mountains Range this year, with three separate trips lined up one after the other.  Ascending to the Roof of the Arctic This first trip was done...

Greenlandic National Day

It’s Greenland, it’s June 21st and all bets are off. On this day, every town in Greenland stops and celebrates National Day. This is a time to wear your best, sing your heart out, host/attend a Kaffemik and...

What is a Greenlandic Kaffemik?

What is Kaffemik? Whether there’s a birth, a birthday, a first day of school or a confirmation, a kaffemik is held to celebrate it.  So what is a kaffemik? Kaffemik is an important Greenlandic tradition...

7 Stunning Photos from the Ilulissat Icefjord

This week, we are sharing 7 seriously amazing shots that cover the Ilulissat Icefjord from all angles. It’s hard to believe how epic it really is. Before we step into the shots, check out this sweet...

Things to do in Tasiilaq

Tasiilaq: Gateway to Adventure Tasiilaq. Population 2,017. It’s tiny by anyone’s (except for Greenlandic) standards, but it is still the largest town in East Greenland. So it’s a small town, but it packs...