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Slideshow: The Northern Lights in Finnish Lapland

Slideshow: The Northern Lights in Finnish Lapland June 21, 2012 | Featured | Read More
Aurora borealis, or the northern lights, is a phenomenon that occurs at very high latitude around the Arctic circle. Named for the Aurora (the Roman goddess of the dawn) and Boreas (the Greek term for the northern wind) the lights can only be seen after dark. You can spot the spectacular light show throughout...

Arctic Diving in Greenland

Arctic Diving in Greenland June 5, 2012 | Active/Outdoors, Denmark, Offbeat | Read More
Taking a diving trip in tropical waters can be very enjoyable, but it takes a real sense of adventure to dive the icy, blue waters that surround the largest island in the world. When you dive Greenland, you will be venturing where only a handful of divers have ever been. The 1,646 mile long island, which...

Greenland’s Glaciers Shrinking and Melting, Quickly

Greenland’s Glaciers Shrinking and Melting, Quickly July 16, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
Greek philosopher Heraclitus, predecessor to Socrates and all the rest, sums up the entirety of life in a few short words: “Change alone is unchanging.” In other words, everything that is, is always changing, never to be the same again. The only thing that doesn’t change is change itself....

Friday Link Love: The Art of Bargaining and more

Friday Link Love: The Art of Bargaining and more December 18, 2009 | Around the Web | Read More
Another week down, another batch of interesting travel links: As climate change talks come to a close, Away.com brings us a story that ought to get delegates’ attention. Thanks to the Arctic’s receding icepack, the first ever commercial kayaking tour of Greenland’s remote Kangerdlussuaq...
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