Category: Travel

medieval Dublin

Dublin and Waterford celebrate Vikings

Those Vikings really got around—and you can visit them in several parts of Ireland Cynthia Elyce Rubin The Norwegian American From the ancient Viking traces of Waterford city in Ireland’s ancient east to the...

Lofoten

Awaken your muse in Lofoten

Far from the bustle of Oslo, Lofoten teems with creativity Not every traveler wants to cruise the western fjords or check out the bustling cities of Oslo or Bergen. Some simply want to take...

New York Times Travel Show

The New York Times Travel Show experience

All the travel in one place Cynthia Elyce Rubin Travel Editor Recently, as travel editor of The Norwegian American, I attended The New York Times Travel Show, the largest consumer travel trade show in...

Vancouver Island

From Vancouver Island to Sonora Island

Beaches and wildlife make British Columbia’s Strait of Georgia an adventure playground Maureen Littlejohn Toronto, CanadaLiving as I do in Toronto, it is easy to forget about the beauty of British Columbia. But last...

Sorbian folk art - Easter

Decorating eggs is a Sorbian folk art

Easter color Cynthia Elyce Rubin The Norwegian American On a past visit to Saxony in Germany, I met Hiltrud Jainsch seated behind a table displaying her tools and decorated Easter eggs in Bautzen’s Museum...

underwater restaurant

Going down under, Norwegian style

Europe’s first underwater restaurant to open in 2019 in Lindesnes, “the end of Norway” Mona Anita K. Olsen, PhD Cornell University Going down under is a phrase I have heard since childhood. My dad’s...

Road trip Norway

Road trip Norway’s scenic routes

Plan your ultimate Norwegian travel experience around Norway’s best drives David Nikel Trondheim, Norway Many of Norway’s most famous attractions can only be accessed by road. While expensive, renting a car can still be...

Lucerne

Switzerland provides an Alpine escape

Magical landscapes Cynthia Elyce Rubin The Norwegian American The city of Lucerne or Luzern sits in the center of Switzerland, commanding spectacular views of both Lake Lucerne and the Reuss River. On the lake,...

Oppdal

A koselig ski weekend in Oppdal

What happens when two Norwegians, a Mexican, a Brit, a German, and an American spend a weekend in a ski cabin? David Nikel Trondheim, Norway A few months ago, I published an article about...

Canadian ski resort: Mont-Sainte-Anne.

Ski destinations guarantee lots of powder

Snowtastic Canada! Maureen Littlejohn Toronto, Canada When winter comes calling, your first inclination might be to hibernate. But there’s another option that can get your blood racing and cheeks rosy and boost your vitamin...