Category: Travel

Railway

Miners and rail lines and bears, oh my!

Ofotbanen, legendary iron-hauling railway, is a trip through history and wild landscapes M. Michael Brady Asker, Norway Above the Arctic Circle in Norway, Ofotbanen is a rail line like no other. It’s the world’s...

Kanunas

Norway’s “Travel Boys” visit Kaunas

The Reisegutta bloggers were pleasantly surprised by a weekend in the Lithuanian city Cynthia Elyce Rubin The Norwegian American Editor’s Note: It is not uncommon for an editor to receive an unsolicited press release...

Stuttgart chef Vincent Klink

Stuttgart goes gourmet

Michelin Stars, wine, beer & chocolate await Cynthia Elyce Rubin The Norwegian American Stuttgart, the capital of the German state of Baden-Württemberg in the southwest of Germany, is emerging as a foodie’s destination. This...

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All aboard for art!

Hurtigruten partners with Queen Sonja Print Award to bring art to hybrid ships Hurtigruten Norway When the world’s first hybrid-powered expedition ship, MS Roald Amundsen, embarks on its maiden voyage, every piece of art...

Scandinavia - Sweden, the land of lakes

The best of Scandinavia

Of course, visit Norway. Why not see the neighbors while you’re at it? David Nikel Trondheim, Norway Taking a trip to Norway is a once-in-a-lifetime trip for many. But if you’re traveling all this...

Bouvetøya

Bouvetøya, world’s most remote island

This speck of land between South Africa and Antarctica is, shockingly, part of Norway M. Michael Brady Asker, Norway Bouvet Island (Bouvetøya) is an uninhabited 19-square-mile sub-antarctic island. It’s the world’s most remote island,...

Selja Island

The secret of Selje Island

Once home of St. Sunniva, this desolate island is home to mysterious ruins and legends Eric Stavney KKNW Scandinavian Hour Along the rugged coast of Western Norway lie thousands of desolate, rocky islands. Just...

medieval Dublin

Dublin and Waterford celebrate Vikings

Those Vikings really got around—and you can visit them in several parts of Ireland Cynthia Elyce Rubin The Norwegian American From the ancient Viking traces of Waterford city in Ireland’s ancient east to the...

Lofoten

Awaken your muse in Lofoten

Far from the bustle of Oslo, Lofoten teems with creativity Not every traveler wants to cruise the western fjords or check out the bustling cities of Oslo or Bergen. Some simply want to take...

New York Times Travel Show

The New York Times Travel Show experience

All the travel in one place Cynthia Elyce Rubin Travel Editor Recently, as travel editor of The Norwegian American, I attended The New York Times Travel Show, the largest consumer travel trade show in...