Author: Courtney Olsen

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Courtney Olsen is a writer based in Tacoma, Wash. She is a graduate of Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma and the University of Oxford in England and has been writing for The Norwegian American since 2020. A historical fiction enthusiast, she spends her free time working through her ever-growing reading list with a cup of tea in hand.
JORVIK

Walk among the Vikings

The JORVIK Viking Centre in York, England takes visitors on an immersive historical experience into 10th-century York: the age of the Vikings.

A cake fit for a queen

After living in Norway for some time, Washington-born Jennifer Falck founded Gourmet Specialties, specializing in kransekaker, or crown cakes.