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!

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Easter in Greenland

How do the Greenlanders spend Easter? What does it feel like to be in Greenland at this time?There are, in fact, a collection of traditions: what they share is that many of the easter traditions stem from...

The Profile of an Inuit Hunter

*warning*: this post has some graphics images of animal slaughter which some readers may find disturbing. In a world where modernity, convenience and modern convenience seem to have taken over almost every...

Things to do in Nuuk

Nuuk. It’s the capital of Greenland. Population: approx 16, 500. As the country that leads the way in terms of epic nature, the temptation is to get right out there and skip the city exploration. However, we...

From Sun Gate to Icefjord: A Personal Account

Today,  we have a first-hand account of a transformational travel experience. Helga Bryndís was “dragged” (her words) by her parents on a trek in Greenland, a trek that she wasn’t particularly looking...

Solo Travelling in Greenland: An Exploration

Solo travel surely has to be one of the great joys not just of travelling, but perhaps even of living itself. This might be because solo travel is one of the greatest ways to strive towards that ultimate...

The Big Arctic 5

What should you do while you are in Greenland? This is a great question, where do you even start? Travellers to parts of the African continent will be guided by the “Big 5” of the lion, elephant, buffalo,...

The Midnight Sun: An Arctic Jewel

Imagine a land where, for a period ranging from a few days to a few weeks, the sun does not comfortably set into pitch darkness. Not only that, it doesn’t even set at all! This is Arctic Greenland, the land...