Category: Travel

UNESCO World Heritage sites in Norway

A country filled with culture and natural beauty Discover Scandinavia Tours www.discoverscandinaviatours.com Stuart, Fla. Norway, a beautiful country filled with natural beauty, is perhaps best known for its fjords and mountains. But Norway is...

Door County, Wisconsin

A winter wonderland weekend full of seasonal magic Cynthia Elyce Rubin The Norwegian American Door County, the 70-mile long peninsula that juts north into Lake Michigan, may conjure up spring cherry blossoms, grazing dairy...

Jul in “The city that never sleeps”

Victoria Hofmo Brooklyn, N.Y. I love Christmas, especially in New York, where the lights seem bigger and brighter, ubiquitously strung throughout every neighborhood. Window displays and decorations are taken very seriously whether you are...

Searching for Santa Claus?

Cross the Arctic Circle to Rovaniemi, Finland Cynthia Elyce Rubin The Norwegian American Finland is a land renowned for industrial design based on form and function, where one can mix and match every chair...

Gamla stan Christmas

Christmas in the Old Town

Celebrating jul the Swedish way in Stockholm’s historic Gamla stan Lori Ann Reinhall The Norwegian American The Advent season is special throughout all of Scandinavia, with lights and decorations everywhere, concerts, special Christmas buffets—delights...

Montreal: a special birthday celebration

…with a touch of Norway Cynthia Elyce Rubin The Norwegian American My nephew Andrew and I have the same birthday on Nov. 7, and we always celebrate together. This year was a milestone number...

Giving Montreal the taste test

A little exploration proves delectable cuisine fuels a distinct joie de vivre Maureen Littlejohn Toronto Whether you are sitting at a table laden with small plates and big wines, or noshing on a piping...

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....