The Arctic Ocean is home to a number of uniquely beautiful destinations, but there are two stand-outs: Jan Mayen and Svalbard, two of the closest islands to the North Pole, rarely visited and a challenge to conquer for a willing adventurer.
1The perfect photographic destination
Svalbard’s abundant wildlife makes it the perfect place for an avid photographer to capture one-of-a-kind images in a remote, rarely visited location. The natural landscape – ice-capped mountains, glaciers, and rugged coastline– also make for the perfect photographic subjects. Take a hike through the northern parts of Svalbard for the best photo opportunities.