Category: Travel

A Viking tour of Waterford, Ireland

From fancy glass to rugged stone, this Irish city has a long and surprisingly Nordic history Emily C. Skaftun The Norwegian American If the name of Waterford, Ireland, brings anything to mind, it’s most...

How to spend a perfect weekend in Åland

These Swedish-speaking Finnish islands are just a ferry ride from Helsinki or Stockholm Silvia Lawrence Rauland, Norway What’s that—you say you’ve never heard of Åland? The truth is, while people in Scandinavia might be...

A historic city with a young soul

Immerse yourself in Trondheim’s bustling student scene—from pubs and bars to soccer and board games—and truly experience the youth and vibrancy of the medieval city Sofia Moen Seattle, Wash. As the ancient capital of...

A student’s impressions of Norway

Thoughts on living in Levanger as an exchange student from Slovenia Jure Kacafura Slovenia / Levanger, Norway My home is a tiny European country called Slovenia. It is 20 times smaller than Norway, and...

Passports for pets?

Fluffy and Fido can easily travel Europe, as long as they have proper documentation M. Michael Brady Asker, Norway Europeans who traveled with their pets once faced obstacles in crossing borders with them. Pet...

A two-week Norwegian road trip

Sometimes an ambitious itinerary can be fun; do you dare to follow in these footsteps? Sarah Gerrity Washington, D.C. “Are you insane?” That was how my friend Åse (pronounced “oh-seh”) reacted when we divulged...