Category: Travel

Domaine Bazinet, Quebec

Learn to love Canadian winter

Quebec wilderness comes alive in the snow, with many opportunities to play Maureen Littlejohn Toronto, Canada Nowhere in Canada do people embrace winter as much as in Quebec. The belle province sparkles in the...

Lillehammer Håkons Hall

Lillehammer’s games still a source of pride

Memories of Olympics past Victoria Hofmo Brooklyn, N.Y. I remember the Lillehammer chill; the streets cloaked in a coat of frosty snow. Local rucksacks sprouted Norwegian flags trumpeting national pride in an understated manner....

Seoul Palace

Korea blends modernity and tradition

Visiting the Games Cynthia Elyce Rubin The Norwegian American You may miss attending the 2018 Winter Olympics, but Korea—also referred to as South Korea or the Republic of Korea—offers a dazzling range of experiences...

Leprosy Museum, Bergen

Inside Bergen’s Leprosy Museum

One of “Norway’s quirkiest museums,” this former sanitorium is a moving experience Lori Ann Reinhall The Norwegian American It came up on the top of the list of “Norway’s quirkiest museums” in a recent...

Thomas Fire

On evacuating—and returning home

Sometimes travel isn’t planned or desired, but having a community eases the struggle Larrie Wanberg Features Editor The unprecedented Thomas Fire on the Central California Coast spread impending anxiety across all generations of those...

hybrid ships

Hurtigruten reveals new hybrid ships

Get ready to explore the most remote and spectacular areas of the planet with the world’s first battery-powered hybrid expedition cruise ships and their new itineraries Hurtigruten Tromsø, Norway Named after two of the...

Volda

Try Volda on for size

Travel in small-town Norway Kristen Walter Flekkefjord, Norway So, you want to get the small-town-Norway experience but also crave an adventure? Volda is the perfect place for you [insert loud car salesman voice here]....

Hadrian's Wall

Icelanders walk (hike) Hadrian’s Wall

Walking is an ideal way to experience this ancient structure and some of its marvels M. Michael Brady Asker, Norway Ørn Sævarsson Oslo, Norway Editor’s preface: In the spring of 2015, M. Michael Brady,...

Glories of hytte life

Trips to the cabin are mandatory in Norway—but not always a respite from life’s stress Liv Marit Haakenstad Hamar, Norway Every Norwegian has a hytte. At least, that’s the rumor about Norwegians. I am...

Bodø pier

Northern Norway’s second city

What to do and see on your visit to Bodø Vanessa Brune Stavanger, Norway Bodø is a city with only 50,000 inhabitants in northern Norway, situated 60 miles from the Lofoten Islands and over...