Svalbard (Spitsbergen), May 2018

Svalbard, also known as Spitsbergen, is the part of the Arctic where the number of polar bears is larger than the number of  people leaving there. In May when we were there, the sun is […]

Iceland trip 2017, December

Iceland in winter can be a wonderful experience as there are fewer people, beautiful winter landscapes, and chances to see the Northern Lights!

Iceland trip 2017, July

Iceland is a country of sharp contrasts. A country where insular existence allows Icelanders easily read Old Norse, dead language that was spoken in Scandinavia 1000 years ago because written Icelandic has changed so little. […]