Category: Travel

Discovering Helgeland

It’s never too late to uncover a new favorite part of Norway Patricia Barry Hopewell Junction, N.Y. “What is your favorite place in Norway?” I was asked during our trip there in June. I...

Classical music in a serene setting

For five years, this one-of-a-kind festival has brought the sounds of the cello to the Arctic Circle Robert L. Libkind Philadelphia, Penn Fine music played by accomplished artists always rewards the listener. The experience...

In Gudbrandsdalen, reality is the museum

The justly world-famous Maihaugen museum is merely a primer for this incredible valley Emily C. Skaftun The Norwegian American One of the principal tourist attractions in Lillehammer—aside from the quaint and koselig town itself—is...

A Viking island paradise

Exploring the stunning Faroe Islands, Norway’s cousins to the west Elisabeth Beyer Vancouver, B.C. “Where are the Faroe Islands?” This was the first question that popped into my head when I read through the...

Beer Gynt, an aquavit barn & historical pils

One editor’s adventures in Norwegian fullness, from Oslo to Lillehammer to Venabygd Emily C. Skaftun The Norwegian American One of my favorite things to do when I visit a foreign country is to sample...

Two ways to rush through Oslo

You can see more than you think on a short trip to Norway’s capital—even while smelling the roses Emily C. Skaftun The Norwegian American With so much to see in a fascinating place like...