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Articles for inspiration

Articles for inspiration

Read and be inspired!

Articles for inspiration

 

 

  1. Svalbard Global Seed Vault
    The world’s largest secure seed storage can be found in the permafrost close to Longyearbyen.
  2. Tips from a local, Kjetil
    Get inside information from a local in the world's northernmost town, Longyearbyen.
  3. Longyearbyen Community Guidelines
    Please see our tips and tricks to get around in Longyearbyen!
  4. 10 popular summer hikes around Longyearbyen
    You don’t need to go far from the main street before you’re in the middle of the Arctic wilderness!
  5. Experience Svalbard and Longyearbyen with a good conscience!
    Here we wish to give you information on how to experience our islands - with a good conscience
  6. Svalbard Reindeer - urban and wild!
    Did you know that reindeer roam the streets of Longyearbyen?
  7. 10 movies and books that will make you want to visit Svalbard
    Be inspired by these books and films before your travel to Svalbard
  8. Polar Bear, King of the Arctic
    The polar bear is one of the world’s largest carnivores. There are around are 3 000 animals in the Svalbard archipelago.
  9. Meet the Svalbard Guide, Fredric Fröberg
    We interviewed Fredric Fröberg, one of Svalbards most experienced guides. Almost everyday he takes guests out in the Svalbard wilderness. Meet him here!
  10. Say hey to the dogs of Svalbard
    Cold noses and wagging tails! Say hi to the cutest locals in Longyearbyen. There are almost 1000 of them!
  11. A meeting with Olaf Storø
    A local artist in Longyearbyen inspired by the Arctic light.
  12. Travel Concepts
    What Svalbard experience suits YOU best? Check out our travel concepts.
  13. Meet an expedition guide
    A Svalbard expedition guide gives you his tips and stories from th High Arctic.
  14. Try out "The City Loop!"
    Try out the traditional "City Loop", a popular hike in town among friends.
  15. Tips from a local, Lisa Djoenne
    Get inside information from a local in the world's northernmost town, Longyearbyen.
  16. Historical Expeditions
    The history of amazing Polar Expeditions, that took place in Svalbard. Read and learn more!
  17. Local favourite - hike to Plateau Mountain
    Popular hike that locals do all the time. Get the best view of Longyearbyen!
  18. Meet the Svalbard Guide, Nanna Gajic
    The guides in Svalbard have a burning desire to take guests out in the Arctic wilderness. Meet one of them here!
  19. Barentsburg and Pyramiden
    Explore Russian architecture and culture in lively Barentsburg and the surrealistic ghost town of Pyramiden.
  20. Christmas in Longyearbyen
    Christmas time in Svalbard is magical. Perhaps it’s the best place in the world to experience the ultimate Christmas atmosphere.
  21. Saturday Steak at Huset!
    If you're thinking of visiting Longyearbyen, do as the locals! Go and taste "Lørdagsbiffen" at Huset Bistro.
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