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Visit the Draken at Mystic Seaport

The Viking ship is docked in Connecticut at the country’s largest maritime museum   Molly Jones The Norwegian American After making its challenging transatlantic journey from Norway to North America and sailing through the...

The soul of the north

Melinda Bargreen Everett, Wash. This enormously entertaining, fact-jammed, and digressive tome about two millennia of Scandinavian history and culture starts out in a most unexpected way. It’s 1969, and the author and his buddy—mostly...

Norway for bookworms: A travel guide for literature lovers

Marie Peyre The Local With international festivals, award-winning libraries, and picturesque book towns, there is plenty to appeal to book lovers visiting Norway. Norway’s literary greats Think Norwegian literature and chances are the name...

Shared history and common values

The Norwegian Lady and the tale of two sister cities separated by the Atlantic Ocean Lori Ann Reinhall Seattle-Bergen Sister City Association The year was 1891 and Norwegian sea captain Jordan Jørgensen, like so...

Book review: All the best words

M. Michael Brady Asker, Norway “I know words… I have the best words,” claimed Donald Trump in a campaign rally speech on Dec. 30, 2015. Now these and other words by the then candidate...

Is hate a Norwegian (-American) value?

Emily C. Skaftun The Norwegian American I want nothing more than to let this subject go for once and all, but I’m afraid I can’t resist getting in the last word on it first....