Category: Travel

The Hewing Hotel

A chic Nordic lodge in the heart of Minneapolis channels Minnesota’s lumberjack past Lori Ann Reinhall The Norwegian American As editor-in-chief of The Norwegian American, my travels frequently take me around the country, and...

Exploring the history of Norway

Historical associations collaborate to offer learning adventure Amy Boxrud Norwegian-American Historical Association History lovers will have two opportunities to learn and explore in Norway this June. The Norwegian-American Historical Association (NAHA) will offer “Artistry...

Nidaros pilgrimage

On the Pilgrim’s Path to Nidaros

Old trail, new travelers Kristine Leander Seattle, Wash. Nearly a thousand years old, yet just recently restored, Norway’s Nidaros pilgrimage has become a brand-new hiking destination for anyone reasonably fit and ready for adventure....

Isle of Eigg, Scotland

A place of many natural delights Victoria Hofmo Brooklyn, N.Y. Why travel to a place whose population boasts more sheep than human inhabitants—about 100, give or take a few—and requires a journey by plane,...

Norwegian Cruise Line

On the waterfront

Norwegian ships come and go in New York Harbor Victoria Hofmo Brooklyn, N.Y. I was always fascinated by an advertisement from C.A. Hanssen Travel in Brooklyn that depicted Norway on one end, and on...

Amerikalinjen

Amerikalinjen: convenience, comfort, and style

Inside Oslo’s newest boutique hotel Lori Ann Reinhall The Norwegian American In the short time since opening in May 2019, it has become the most popular hotel in Oslo. This recent addition to Petter...

Edvard Grieg

Exploring Edvard Grieg in Bergen

A composer’s living legacy Lori Ann Reinhall The Norwegian American It has been said that Edvard Grieg is Bergen’s greatest export, and as a lifelong devotee to his music and enthusiastic Bergen fan, I...

Western Norway through a new lens

A different type of travelogue Lori Ann Reinhall The Norwegian American When John Woods made his first trip to France in 1971, he had never left the North American continent. But the travel bug...

Catching the Arctic Illness in Svalbard

Are people nuts to love the high north? I go to (almost) the end of the earth to find out Emily C. Skaftun The Norwegian American “Why are you going to Svalbard?” was the...

Travel the world from your armchair!

Double exposure Cynthia Elyce Rubin The Norwegian American The stereoscope and stereograph, or stereo view, long ago captured America’s creative imagination. An early version of the stereoscope had been perfected by 1838, but it...