Category Archives: Svalbard

Things to do in Svalbard: Where Polar Bears Outnumber People

On Svalbard, Norway the polar bears largely outnumber the residents. This is a travel guide including tips and a recap from my time spent there.

There are many things to do in Svalbard for those visiting this majestic, Arctic wonderland.  This is a guide of what to do in Svalbard for those visiting this part of Norway. Things to do in Svalbard: Where Polar Bears Outnumber People For those of you who follow me on the various social media channels […]

Adventfjorden, Glaciers, and Polar Bears – The Best Things About Svalbard

Adventfjorden, Glaciers, and Polar Bears - The Best Things About Svalbard

One of the coldest and remotest places on earth, Svalbard is a land of ice and rock. Despite this, it’s also one of the most hauntingly beautiful places you’ll ever visit. Thanks to its incredible wildlife and unique landscape, Svalbard is now becoming one of the most popular Arctic destinations available. Within easy reach of […]

12 Otherworldly and Epic Things to Do in Svalbard in Winter

12 Otherworldly and Epic Things to Do in Svalbard in Winter

Have you ever considered spending your winter at the top of the world?  Many people are frightened to think about visiting Svalbard in winter but I reckon you should go!  This guide will give you reasons why you should go to Svalbard during winter and what to do when you arrive there. Should You Go […]

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 […]