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My Best Travel Experiences of 2018

Once the travel bug bites there is no known antidote, and I know that I shall be happily infected until the end of my life. – Michael Palin. Time to wrap up 2018 with an overview of my travel highlights of the year!

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Arctic Adventure: Svalbard

Mid-February, Visit Svalbard invited me to discover the Norwegian archipelago Svalbard in the Arctic Ocean. Svalbard is the northernmost settlement in the world with a permanent civilian population. Longyearbyen, the largest settlement (2100 inhabitants) on the island of Spitsbergen is located 1338 km (831 mi) from…

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