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!

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,...

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...

Pioneer of the Month: Heljä's Pioneering Kayak Adventure!

Welcome to our “Pioneer of the Month” series! Every month we will feature individuals that were inspired to take the road less traveled and ventured to Greenland with us to discover the powerful nature,...

Guided Vs. Self-Guided Tours: What's The Difference?

At first glance, you might be thinking, how can a self-guided tour be a tour at all? Well, that’s why we put together this little blog post to help clarify things, and to help you choose between...

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,...

Inuit Traditions

The Inuit culture in Greenland is an ancient one. The ethnology of the Inuit people shows that there was a migration from Alaska and Northern Canada over thousands of years, following suit with the range of...