Category Archives: Svalbard

Svalbard Snowmobile Tours: What to Expect + How to Book

Svalbard Snowmobile Tours: What to Expect + How to Book

When planning a trip 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 […]

My Failed Trip to Pyramiden in Svalbard

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 world’s most northern Lenin statue and just houses a unique side of Soviet history- one I am deeply enamored by.  I was very busy with […]