The Housing Crisis On Svalbard Explained

Homes on Svalbard.

Norway’s remote arctic island Svalbard houses lots of incredible job opportunities filled to the brim with unique experiences. Many people dream of living on Svalbard, but the current housing crisis on Svalbard makes it very difficult for most. But what’s the deal with the housing crisis on Svalbard, and how did it get there? Let’s … Read more

The Best Place to See the Northern Lights in Norway: 10 Amazing Options!

Northern lights seen from Nordkapp.

Seeing the northern lights are among the top reasons for tourists to visit Norway during the winter season, and several thousand international tourists visit northern Norway to see the aurora borealis every single year. While you can technically see the northern lights in all of Norway, certain places are far better than others, and visiting … Read more

7 Svalbard Myths Debunked

The cemetery on Svalbard. Photo by Ssu / CC BY-SA 4.0.

The arctic island of Svalbard is home to many myths and legends. It’s certainly a strange island archipelago, but it’s a popular tourist destination nonetheless. Perhaps it’s not so surprising that there are lots of myths related to the island where you have a limit to the alcohol you can buy, where you are legally … Read more