Dog Sledding Near the North Pole

This was hands down the most exhilarating part of our trip to Svalbard. A day of dog sledding, with the reward at the end being entering an ice cave. I was pleasantly surprised to...

24 Hours of Daylight in Longyearbyen, Svalbard

Longyearbyen is charming and offers a lot of history. The town is named after John M. Longyear, an American businessman who began mining operations in 1906. While officially part of Norway, Svalbard is a...

Exploring Glaciers Near the North Pole

We booked a day trip from Longyearbyen, Svalbard, to visit a Russian village along with some stunning glaciers. Never did I imagine that I would eat a barbeque while approaching glaciers. The stunning beauty cannot...

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