All Towns On Svalbard Explained

Homes on Svalbard

Svalbard is an arctic island owned by Norway, and it’s a popular tourist attraction for anyone who wants to experience the midnight sun, see the northern lights, see wild polar bears or just want an incredible adventure on this frigid, remote island. But what is the situation like when it comes to cities and towns … Read more

Cost of Thing in Svalbard (How Expensive Is Svalbard in 2023?)

The shop called 78° Taxfree

Many travelers dream of visiting Svalbard to see the arctic for real, and this island group is actually very different from mainland Norway. It’s a great place to visit for arctic excursions and wildlife safaris, but what’s the cost of things like in Svalbard? Is it as costly as in mainland Norway? Despite Svalbard being … Read more

Svalbard Or Spitsbergen? Which Name Should You Use? (Explained!)

Longyearbyen on Svalbard

When you are reading up on the arctic island owned by Norway, you often see the words Svalbard and Spitsbergen used interchangeably. Some stick to only one way of writing it, while others tend to mix it up a little. So, should you use Svalbard or Spitsbergen when talking about this island archipelago? The best … Read more

How To Get From Svalbard Airport To Longearbyen

Svalbard airport

All commercial flights from mainland Norway to Svalbard lands on Svalbard airport Longyear, but this airport is located about 5 kilometers north-west of the city Longyearbyen. You will not want to walk these 5 kilometers by yourself (seeing as there’s dangerous polar bears on the island), so what’s the best method of getting from Svalbard … Read more