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So there are only a few days to go, before your first trip to Greenland, but what do you pack and why? Well, it depends! Read more here.
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Learn the essentials for planning a hike, beginner or expert some things are crucial for a successful trip through Greenland's stunning nature.
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Make sure to bring the right equipment for a hike, here is a hiking checklist as overview of the essentials and what's good to pack for your hike.
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We have to admit it. When the midnight sun is over Greenland, the mosquitoes can also be found in the sky. Here are five good tips on how to cope with them.
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From late August to April watch the Greenland sky come alive with the Northern Lights. Find the good spots to enjoy the wonder
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Are you hoping to photograph the northern lights, and the night sky, but not quite sure how to go about it, here are some great tips on how to get started.
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See the best things that Kangerlussuaq has to offer, choose amongst activities like musk oxen safari, flight seeing, and glacier walking on the Ice Sheet.
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Find guidelines for the right hiking equipment, so you are prepared to sleep, eat, cook and navigate on your hike in Greenland.
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For those who want to be or stay active on holiday, or even want to travel specifically to participate in events, don’t miss this article!
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Here are some do's and dont's of dogsledding so, bask in the glorious nature. Your invitation to break away from regular life.
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Want to maximise your trip's chances of catching northern lights? Here’s 3 tips on how to do just that!
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Nellie Huang gives a crash course in Greenland culture and history
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Captain Erik Palo Jacobsen is a former Merchant Marine from Sisimiut, who has sailed around the world only to realize that his home in Nuuk is where the heart is.
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In warmth and good company, cruise through mountainous landscapes covered with snow from peak to sea.
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Tried-and-true ideas from travellers who've done it before
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It is soon Christmas, and if your home is anything like Greenlandic homes, that means evenings full of decorating, baking cookies and just being cosy.
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Make your shopping experience a breeze with this quick rundown of fabulous products from right here in Greenland
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Pitch a tent in the Arctic tundra or hide away in huts overlooking calving glaciers - the choice is yours!
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So Greenland’s on your bucket list for the new year - but when is the best time to go? That’s one of the most common questions we get here at Visit Greenland. In order to help you make your decision, visitgreenland.com editor Tanny Por has hand-picked 12 reasons why she loves this polar wonderscape. Enjoy!
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Looking for some cultural inspiration for your trip to Greenland? Kick back and enjoy some of our top picks from the Greenlandic movie scene.
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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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Don’t miss out on this expert advice from local photographer Vagn Hansen. Here he shares his top tips for getting the best shot of the midnight sun.
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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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Information about Coronavirus (COVID-19) and travelling to Greenland. Check health authority recommendations and ensure you have travel insurance.
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Do we actually have penguins in Greenland?Find out this along with loads more interesting facts!
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These days we are spending more time at home than ever before. This has led to many people becoming Do-It-Yourself experts, gardening gurus and cooking extraordinaires!
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If you are a citizen of one of the countries below, you don't need to apply for a visa to enter Greenland.
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Our gift to you: Free Greenland Zoom Backgrounds. Here are three Greenland background photos for your Zoom meetings or calls, that you can download for free.
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The Danish food writer Sune Rasborg visited Greenland and discovered that Kangerlussuaq, with its unique nature, is much more than just a transit airport. In the first part of this 2-part journal, we follow Sune’s arrival to the Arctic Circle and his first meeting with the food culture of the locals, who have a love for arctic ingredients such as herbs, musk ox and reindeer.
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Due to COVID-19, it is still not easy to travel the world, but here I can show you around the 13 best viewpoints in Sisimiut - and you can explore them virtually via Google maps!
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Located right on the Arctic Circle in West Greenland, Sassannguit river had the promise of char fishing in exactly the pristine unspoiled wilderness I was hoping for.
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Here is a list of things that you can find ONLY in Greenland and nowhere else in the world.