Category: Travel

“Syden” for Norwegian Americans

Just as Norwegians flock to the Canary Islands and Spain, Americans with Scandinavian heritage head for Southern Florida to embrace the sunshine—for a visit or a lifetime Victoria Hofmo Brooklyn, N.Y. Southern Florida is...

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...

Nordic heritage in the Driftless Region

If Norway is out of reach, explore the Norwegian influences in southwestern Wisconsin Kathy Anderson Westby, Wis. If you only have a long weekend or a short week for a vacation this summer, it...

The Little Storm on the Coast

Immerse yourself in indigenous music and culture at the Riddu Riddu Festival in Manndalen Vanessa Brune Tromsø, Norway Are you interested in indigenous cultures around the world? Would you like to hear Sámi artists...

Pedal your way along Flekkefjordsbanen

Once a bustling railway, this abandoned line now offers a unique rail biking experience Molly Jones The Norwegian American The Flekkefjord Line, a branch of the Sørlandet Line located in southern Norway’s Vest-Agder County,...