A statute of Lenin overlooks Pyramiden. Christian Aslund / Lonely Planet

An Israeli Trapped in a Soviet Ghost Town With Thousands of Killer Polar Bears and One 'Tom Cruise'

How I ended up in Pyramiden, a mysterious Russian ice colony on a Norwegian archipelago in the Arctic

Things get stranger the farther away you are from home, and wherever you come from, there’s nowhere farther than the North Pole. That’s where Longyearbyen is located. It somehow resides on an Arctic Ocean...

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