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!

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...

The Return of the Sun

Darkness Most of us who live in more southerly latitudes do not know almost true darkness, that it to say, a darkness that envelopes both day and night. For those that live above the Arctic Circle in...

Pioneer of the Month: Sebastian Explores Greenland

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,...

The Ilulissat Icefjord: World Heritage in Greenland

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) assigns the title of “World Heritage Site” to places that are deemed to have special cultural or physical significance. Enter...

Expedition Crossing

When people think about great journeys, they often just see the results. Even if they see an account of the journey step-by-step, the focus is often very much on the end. But what does it mean to organise,...

All About a Greenlandic Christmas

Christmas traditions are remarkable around the world for their great variance, and Greenland is no exception. To get to the bottom of it all, I spoke to Josepha and Karl, two of the in-house Greenlanders...

Kayaking in Greenland: Pioneering yet Humble

Why the Kayak? In this week’s post, we seek to explore ancient art of kayaking, it’s more modern incarnations, and all the  things that make it so popular today. Etymology: Greenlandic Origins Kayaks....