Welcome to our blog page!

Start your exciting journey with our blogs! Nestled within the heart of the arctic wonderland, our hostel is delighted to bring you closer to the captivating landscapes in different seasons, extraordinary wildlife, and the unique cultural tapestry of Svalbard.

Northern Lights above Sarkofagen by Eirik Lilehugo

8 Reasons to visit Svalbard in the dark season

Are you thinking of visiting the northernmost inhabited town in the world, but still needs a little more convincing? Here are reasons why you should definitely come and visit Svalbard...

10 Things to do when visiting during Summer

Summer in Svalbard is highlighted by the midnight sun, which dominates the sky for about 4 months. Here are the things you should not miss when you visit Svalbard during...

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10 Things to do in the Polar Night

Much to one’s amusement, there are still quite a few you can do during the dark season. Here are 10 things you can do in the polar night.

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The Blue Hour

THE BLUE HOUR in Longyearbyen The thing that keeps locals so excitedly on the month of February is the Blue Hour. Yep, that’s right, not Valentine’s day, not any other...

Svalbard Ski Marathon 2024

Ensure your spot on the biggest event of the year! Accommodation for 2024 now open for booking on our website.