Uummannaq is Greenland's answer to the holiday's one-stop-shopping. If you are going to...Read More
OVERVIEW Greenland, a part of the Danish realm, was discovered by Norways Erik the Red after he was exiled from Iceland. It was he who gave the land the name "Greenland" in hopes of enticing settlers to the wintery...Read More
They may do Starbucks in the mornings, I thought, but I rationalized they were the health-food addicted with an eye for morally conscious alternatives to the food I enjoy. I stood in the health food aisle and watched tanned and...Read More
I catch up with Peter Litner of Air Greenland to discuss the upcoming launch of direct flights from Baltimore to Greenland, for the first time ever in May, at the Los Angeles Times Adventurers Expo. For more on Greenland at...Read More
The rain became ice that fell sideways against a furious wind. I also trudged at an angle toward the last building on the deserted street against a windswept coastline featuring the largest mailbox I had ever seen. It was bright...Read More
Okay, so this is bit of a marketing ploy by Greenland Tourism. However, it was one popular drink the night I spent at the Arctic Hotel in Sisimiut, Greenland, and may be worth exploring. It followed a presentation by some of the...Read More
Once upon a time and very long ago, the people of Greenland would gather together in a great room to play the Games of Darkness. Because there was only darkness throughout the world. In this game, people would pair off in total...Read More
Prior to Christianity, Greenland had its own nature-based religion where men and women had to accept their place among the difficult conditions of Greenland's unpredictable weather and cold. Raven is a curious bird. In the...Read More
Being on the maiden direct flight to Greenland from the States had its moments. Delays and anticipations mostly. For me, one of the most unique and perhaps forbidden destinations in the world. What would I find there. Culture?...Read More
While planning for my upcoming Greenland trip, there were lots of little extras I would normally not have to buy — warm clothes mostly. I had decided to get some good long johns, a wool cap, some waterproof gloves,...Read More
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