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Land of the Gods

Not many countries can pride themselves on being such a large contributor to western culture as Greece. From literature, theater, and art to science and politics, over centuries, Greece has spurred many achievements that have shaped much of the western world. Along with its long and detailed history, a vast coastline dotted with picturesque islands and idyllic beaches paired with a lively party scene, Greece has become one of the most sought out destinations in the world. A paradise once believed to be ruled by the divine, Greece is truly the Land of the Gods.


Be in the know before you go

For travelers from the USA or any other country, visiting Greenland might involve the following:

  1. Passport and Visa Requirements: U.S. citizens typically do not need a visa for short stays (up to 90 days) for tourism or business purposes in Greenland, as it falls under the Schengen Area. However, a valid passport is required. Ensure your passport is valid for at least three months beyond your intended departure date from Greenland.
  2. Travel Restrictions and Entry Requirements: Entry requirements, travel restrictions, and COVID-19 related regulations can change rapidly. Check with the Greenlandic government, Danish government, or relevant authorities for the latest information before you travel.
  3. Flights: There are flights connecting Greenland with Denmark and a few other places. The main international gateway to Greenland is Kangerlussuaq Airport. Some flights may require layovers or connections in other countries.
  4. Health and Travel Insurance: It’s advisable to have comprehensive travel and health insurance to cover any medical emergencies during your trip.
  5. Weather and Clothing: Greenland’s climate can be extremely cold, even during the summer. Make sure to pack appropriate clothing and gear for the weather conditions.
  6. Local Customs: Familiarize yourself with the local customs and respect the traditions of the indigenous people of Greenland.
  7. Currency and Payment: The currency used in Greenland is the Danish Krone (DKK). Credit cards are widely accepted, but it’s a good idea to have some local currency on hand for smaller establishments.
  8. Language: Greenlandic is the official language, but Danish is also widely spoken. English is spoken to varying degrees, especially in tourist areas.
  9. Accommodation: There are hotels and guesthouses available in various parts of Greenland, offering a range of options from basic to luxury.
  10. Activities: Greenland is known for its stunning natural landscapes, including glaciers, fjords, and icebergs. Activities like hiking, dog sledding, boat tours, and observing the unique Inuit culture are popular among tourists.