Category Archives: Svalbard

9 Best Airbnbs in Svalbard and Longyearbyen (+ Cabin Rentals)

Best Airbnbs in Svalbard and Longyearbyen

It’s no secret that Svalbard is one of my favorite destinations in the world. These Airbnbs in Svalbard are the perfect base for a trip to Norway’s high Arctic! There are plenty of reasons to stay at a Svalbard Airbnb and one of the top reasons is that accommodation in Svalbard fills up fast in […]

30 Things to Know Before You Visit Svalbard (Spitsbergen)

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Are you planning to visit Svalbard one of these days? There is so much mystery around Spitsbergen and the Norwegian Arctic destination. This guide will help you out! So, where exactly is Svalbard?  It’s so funny to see Svalbard becoming a popular travel destination because I have known about it for many years and I even visited […]

Hotels in Svalbard: Longyearbyen Accommodation for All Budgets

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There are quite a few options for accommodation in Longyearbyen given the fact that more polar bears live in Svalbard than people! This is a guide to the best hotels in Svalbard and will cover the most credible Longyearbyen hotels for all types of travelers. This list is mostly pretty conclusive of most Svalbard hotels, but if […]

Svalbard Snowmobile Tours: How to Book + Expectations

Svalbard Snowmobile Tours: What to Expect + How to Book

When planning a journey to Svalbard, one of the best things you can do there is to rent a snowmobile! Due to strict laws, the easiest way to do this is to take one of the Svalbard snowmobile tours that are pre-organized. This guide will detail the best snowmobile tours in Svalbard, plus how to book them, what to expect, and some cautionary guidelines to […]

Svalbard Northern Lights Guide: How to See Them (+ Tips!)

Svalbard Northern Lights Guide: How to See Them (+ Tips!)

One of the best reasons to visit Svalbard in winter is to check out the aurora from one of the most northern places in the world. This is a Svalbard northern lights guide that includes the best Spitsbergen northern lights tours in, photography tips, and what to expect when you’re there.   I hope this helps […]

Best Svalbard Tours: 12 Excursions That Are Worth Your Money

Things to know before visiting Svalbard and Longyearbyen

One of the most challenging things about traveling to Svalbard is knowing which tours and excursions are worth the money they charge.  In order to see the landscape and its otherworldliness, you really need to take a tour in Svalbard.  This is my list of the best Svalbard tours and excursions that are good value […]