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Summer in Kangaamiut by Evighedsfjorden is attractive in the meeting with the local people and the quiet rhythm of life.
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Did you know that Greenland is the home of the original hoodie? Anorak has been a stable in Inuits clothing for centuries.
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During the summer months the south of Greenland is truly lush. Greenlanders have thus dubbed the area near Narsaq and Qaqortoq the banana coast.
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Greenland’s capital Nuuk is big enough to sport a large street culture scene which adds depth and dimension to everyday life.
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Visit Greenland went on a photo tour to this snowy small village. See some scenes from Kuummiut in East Greenland.
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Greenland consists of five vastly different regions, each with its own main town and it makes good sense to spend at least a couple or four days in the town - an 'illoqarfik' in Greenlandic.
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I get a traveling-to-the-end-of-the-world feeling when staring through the window of the Air Greenland aircraft flying from Upernavik to Qaanaaq. It is one and a half hour of pure aerial poetry.
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Learn more about traditional Schnapps with a twist from a local Greenlandic bird. Kim Sander Pedersen shows how to prepare Schnapps with a Ptarmigan bird.
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Find the beautiful traits of hiking in East Greenland where all main roads are waterways through fjords and sounds, in zig zags between icebergs.
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The Arctic Circle Trail, explore and connect with nature on this 160 km backcountry trail between Kangerlussuaq and Sisimiut.
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Accommodation in adventurous Greenland include everything from tenting in the Arctic tundra to huts overlooking calving glaciers!
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At three times the size of the second largest town Sisimiut, Nuuk is an important cultural and financial driver for the development of Greenland.
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Experience the history of Greenland's vikings and find out how the country got its name so long ago by the chieftain Erik the Red.
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See Greenland almost as if you were there yourself! Google Street View is a real experience to get a preview of places you haven't been
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Icebergs are calved out of glaciers and each one is truly unique. Here are five adventures that will aid you get the best ice experience in North Greenland.
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A trip to South Greenland would not be complete without a dip with your loved one in the natural hot springs of Uunartoq.
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There are plenty of opportunities to get a unique cruise in Greenland.
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We know a place out there, behind the mountains, where that end-of-the-world-feeling probably originated from it is an essential stopover in East Greenland.
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From Alaska to Norway, West to East in the northern hemisphere, here’s an overview of the top 5 must-see fjords, and their nearby alternatives.
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Two new large-scale street art paintings have made Nuuk even more colourful, displaying the capital's vibrant and modern culture.
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Nuuk and Reykjavík sit at the top of the world in the north like two kings on mighty thrones. Enjoy city life among amazing nature environments.
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We have compiled a list of the five most remote places such as towns and settlements you can cruise to with Hurtigruten in Greenland.
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From rugged coastlines, to icebergs for days, cute sled dog pups, and friendly locals – look no further than Oqaatsut and enjoy true relaxation.
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With a terrace and view like this, why would you ever leave?
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A tale of Viking and Inuit farming at the edge of Greenland’s ice cap.
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In warmth and good company, cruise through mountainous landscapes covered with snow from peak to sea.
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“Local food, local food, local food” is the mantra of Inunnguaq Hegelund, the master chef of Kalaaliaraq. Hegelund is here to transform the restaurant scene in Greenland.
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Nuuk is one of the smallest capitals in the world, but it’s filled with unique experiences for families. Within the city itself there are vibrant colours, history and local foods to discover, while the surrounding immense nature offers limitless opportunities for little ones. Check out these five family-friendly activities to add to your Nuuk Bucket List.
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Luxury solo traveller Vibha chases the northern lights and sails among the chiseled icebergs of Disco Bay.
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If you are looking to spend the holiday season in a location that provides all the magic of Christmas and more, then Ilulissat could be the place for you.
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A night or two at the Ilimanaq Lodge is the perfect jumping-off point for travelers who may find themselves in Ilulissat with only a few days to explore the surrounding fjord.
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I was fortunate enough to be the 13th person in 2017 to visit Ittoqqortoormiit in East Greenland. Known as the most remote inhabited community in the western hemisphere with only 373 inhabitants, Ittoqqortoormiit is located above the Arctic circle at the mouth of the largest fjord system in the world.
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The northernmost town in Greenland is surreal but full of life, all year round.
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These five locations will make an offline traveller out of you, as they are simply too good to share.
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As one of the largest masses of ice on earth is located at the heart of the country, I’ve always wondered why Greenland is called Greenland. Especially when flying over its enormous ice plain, I can’t help but wonder.
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It’s no secret that Greenland is not really a sun, sea and sand destination. Although we do have all three of those things (most of the time!), people don’t come to sunbathe.
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Ilulissat is the third largest town in Greenland, and the iceberg capital of the country. The spectacular Ilulissat icefjord finishes just behind town and spills out natural sculptures of ice into the bay around Ilulissat. This means that there is hardly a viewpoint in the city which does not have a backdrop of majestically floating icebergs.