Sara Carraresi

4
Jan

The fjords, what they are and where to see the most beautiful ones

A long inlet which cuts into the coastline, sometimes even covering a considerable number of square kilometres. Here is a brief introduction to fjords, that will explain what they are and where to find them: we are here to make you want to see them with your own eyes and experience them first-hand. Whether it is from a boat, on

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28
Dec

A milestone in Norwegian history: the Svalbard Treaty

What role do the Svalbard Islands play in Norwegian history? Until not long ago, less than a hundred years, let’s say, it was a no-man’s land, occupied by a few Russian or Norwegian whalers, a couple of scientists and a handful of miners. We will look back over the highlights in the history of the Svalbard Islands to discover what

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21
Dec

Characteristics of the killer whale

Protagonists of films and documentaries, killer whales are the victims of a bad reputation that does not do them justice. This marvellous marine mammal is often depicted as a cruel and merciless assassin of humans or other marine animals, but the reality is quite different: let’s disprove this myth. The most sensitive animals in Norway First of all, very few

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6
Dec

A few facts about the walrus

With their immaculate tusks and long whiskers, the walrus is the great hero of the Arctic fauna and is a symbol of the icy solitude. Together with the seal, the whale and the polar bear, the opportunity to see a walrus is an excellent reason to take one of the boats that coast the Svalbard Islands. The Svalbard Islands Nobile

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23
Nov

How to get to the Svalbard Islands

Have you chosen the Svalbard Islands as the destination for your next trip? Getting there is no longer a mystery that only a few know the answer to, even though it is not somewhere you can reach as immediately as a lot of other places. If you take a world map and try and look for them, it will seem

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9
Nov

Facts about Norway: The Svalbard Islands and art

Norway is not only a top destination for lovers of uncontaminated wilderness; here, art enthusiasts can also find something to whet their appetite. The first traces of human settlements and their primitive forms of art date back to the last ice age, and since then Norwegian creativity has continued to evolve, from rupestrian art to refined contemporary skyscrapers. But truth

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7
Nov

Norwegian cuisine and food on the Svalbard islands

In the past, Northern European food did not have a good reputation. In reality, it was unlikely for Norwegian specialities to be considered appetising by tourists. But now things have changed. Michelin-star chefs can also be found in these cold lands, thanks to a new take on traditional local ingredients and a skilful use of typical products brought together in

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26
Oct

How Norway has influenced national-popular culture

It is interesting to assess the contribution made by the Svalbard Islands to the public imagination and to national-popular culture. A clear indication of this is when a brand is inspired by certain lands and their glorious history, as is the case with Svalbard Islands, which produces the iconic Nobile N1 jacket, an adventure jacket with low environmental impact. But

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