Category Archives: Svalbard

11 Tasty Longyearbyen Restaurants and Cafes (2024 Guide)

Inside Gruvelageret for dinner

Are you traveling to Svalbard and are curious about where to eat in Longyearbyen? This guide contains the best Longyearbyen restaurants (and a few tasty cafes)! Svalbard has extremely good food. I am still blown away by the fact that I can name at least ten delicious places to eat in a town that has […]

Svalbard in Winter: Things to Do + What to Know (in 2024)

My snowmobile tour to East Spitsbergen

Are you looking at booking a trip to Svalbard in winter and want to know everything beforehand? I have been to Svalbard in every season (I have visited 5 times!). And while I think winter may be my favorite season, there are some things you should know before booking a trip. This guide will cover […]

3 Unique Tours to Visit an Ice Cave in Svalbard (+ My Tips!)

How to visit an ice cave in Svalbard

Svalbard is home to countless unique opportunities and travel experiences, and one of winter’s most famous is visiting an ice cave! From approximately January until May, it is possible to visit an ice cave in Svalbard. And the best part about it is that there are a few ways that you can do it! In […]

Arctic Wildlife Tour in Svalbard: My Experience, Photos, & Tips

You'll almost definitely see Svalbard reindeer though.

One thing many people don’t realize about Svalbard until they get there is that most summer tours involve hiking or boating, and most winter tours involve snowmobiles or dog-sledding. There is very little in between, and I am here to tell you that there is one Arctic wildlife tour in Svalbard that is worth it […]

30 Things to Know Before You Visit Svalbard (in 2024!)

Svalbard travel tips - what to know before visiting Svalbard

Are you planning to visit Svalbard one of these days? There is so much mystery around Spitsbergen and the Norwegian Arctic destination. These Svalbard travel tips 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 […]