It's that time of year.  The time of year when everyone rehashes every little minute detail of every moment, trip, and adventure of the year.  The 'Hey! Look what I...

Fact:  I never went to Svalbard to see polar bears.  I actually went to Svalbard to visit Pyramiden, which is an abandoned Soviet mining town on Spitsbergen. Pyramiden is home to the...

As I sit here in Oslo, Norway basking in the fact that I once again have a normal routine, I can't help but look back on the past month and...