Collected by Sarah Woodall
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Svalbard and Jan Mayen
Exploring the ice floes and glaciers of the high Arctic—particularly around Spitsbergen Island, the largest in the Svalbard Archipelago—can be especially serene in a kayak. The icy waters here are still, quiet, and crystal clear, and paddling near...
Aqisseqarajooq, Nuuk 3905, Greenland
Hot rhubarb soup with blackberries, smoked breast of auk (a seabird), and seal marinated in honey—dishes like these draw foodies to Nuuk, the tiny capital of Greenland and the region’s gourmet star. Here, such upscale eateries as Nipisa and...
Lured by the spouting water of the oldest fountain in Greenland, this young boy enjoyed refreshing drinks and a lot of play time at this Qaqortoq, Greenland landmark. I was fortunate to visit the small community of Quqortoq as part of a Princess...
If you're really up for adventurous travel, Greenland should be your next stop. While it's not easy to get to, it's worth the trip. Kangerlussuaq doesn't appear to have much to do at first. But if you dig a little deeper, you'll have the chance to...
Ittoqqortoomiit, Scoresbysund 3980, Greenland
Don’t let the Vikings fool you about Greenland; though its name implies lush forests and verdant valleys, the overwhelming majority of the island is covered in ice, year-round. This means cruises to the region (with outfitters such as Wilderness...
Aqqusinersuaq, Nuuk 3900, Greenland
Bed and Breakfast Hansine really meant the house of Hansine, a charming 67 year old Danish lady, which she opened up to visitors to make extra income. We had 1 bedroom & a shared bath. Most of all, we enjoyed her company, saw her family photos &...