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!

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....

History of the Greenlandic Language

A little about Old Norse  Old Norse is the root of most of the Nordic (more specifically Old West Norse) languages spoken today. Originating from what is now Norway but spreading out across the viking...

Pioneer of the Month: Edu Ski Tours in the Silence

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

Iceland and Greenland: The Ultimate Adventure Combo

Iceland and Greenland. We love them both so much that we wanted to put them together in one trip, so that's exactly what we did! In this post, we want to shed some light onto some intriguing historical...

Alpine Ski Touring: The Greenlandic Way

A spot of skiing, perhaps? When skiers conjure images of what it means to alpine ski, taking a lift or some other kind of assist up to a slope that has been taken by many others  is of course a great...

Hiking in the Arctic

Imagine waking up on the world’s largest island, unzipping your tent and seeing the sunrise perfectly mirrored in the glassy Arctic sea to the sound of…silence; barring some wind, and maybe some waves near...