Arctic sunset

Vincent Hunt – Author of Fire and Ice

It was impossible to ignore the reminders of World War II on my recent visit to Kirkenes. Just before my trip, I had the pleasure of speaking to Vincent Hunt, British journalist and author of Fire and...
Kirkenes in winter

A Weekend in Kirkenes

Explore a very different part of Norway. Remote, cold, multilingual, and farther east than Helsinki: Welcome to Kirkenes. When the opportunity arose to visit an Arctic iron ore mine for one of my freelance writing clients, I...
Andrea Hill in Norway

Andrea Hill – Journalism in the Arctic

I recently discovered the Barents Observer, a bilingual English/Russian internet newspaper reporting on news from and about the Barents Region and the Arctic. The site is run by the Norwegian Barents Secretariat in Kirkenes. Joining me...