21 Great Books Set in the Arctic and Antarctic To Read

21 Great Books Set in the Arctic and Antarctic To Read

If you are interested in the Arctic or Antarctic, or just cold places in general, this selection of 20 books will be a good reading resource. I have read many of them myself after spending a lot of time in the Arctic and can highly recommend them. They are in no...
The Best Instagrams From January And February

The Best Instagrams From January And February

The past 2 months saw me travelling London, Iceland, Edinburgh, Svalbard (in the Arctic), and Amsterdam. Naturally I got plenty of photographs from these highly photogenic places, many of which were shared on my Instagram account. I spent 2 weeks in London, mostly to...
What It’s Like Living In The Arctic

What It’s Like Living In The Arctic

Having spent time with friends in the Arctic I wanted to get their perspective on what it’s like actually living there. They all live in the town of Longyearbyen in the Svalbard Archipelago, high up in the Arctic. I asked them all similar questions, and here are...
Thoughts On Spending Time In The Arctic

Thoughts On Spending Time In The Arctic

What was supposed to be a short trip of only a few days to the Arctic, turned into me spending over 2 weeks there. I initially went to spend time with a couch-surfer, and do the usual winter touristy stuff, such as dog sledding and ice-caving. But after meeting some...
Seeing The Northern Lights In Longyearbyen

Seeing The Northern Lights In Longyearbyen

Theres something magical in the winter months in the northern latitudes, and that is the appearance of the aurora borealis, also known as the northern lights. The sky lights up in green, or sometimes other colours, as charged particles enter the magnetic norths...
Extreme Weather Ice Caving In Svalbard

Extreme Weather Ice Caving In Svalbard

Waking up in the polar darkness to the sounds of the wailing Arctic wind, one just wants to remain cosy and warm in bed. Then your mind slowly wakes up to realising that you are supposed to go ice caving that day. Chucking on layer after layer of technical clothing...

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