Imagine an enormous volcanic island 80% of which is hidden by the world’s second largest ice sheet- an absolute paradise for those who love pure, natural beauty in an extreme setting. Only the edges of Greenland- the size of Europe and with just 55,000 inhabitants- are ice-free. On the west of Greenland, explore dreamy Disko Bay, dotted with charming settlements, stunning fjords, small inlets and islands. This is the backyard of the Greenland icecap, with its enormous glaciers and towering icebergs floating out into the Arctic Ocean. Real adventurers can travel- or even sail- to the extreme north where the perpetual permafrost prevails, or head east to discover the Inuit still living authentically in captivating villages on one of the largest nature reserves in the world. Prepare to be surprised by the charming south, home to villages such as Narsarsuaq and Qaqortoq, where green is the dominant colour in summer: a fertile landscape filled with countless grazing sheep and horses.