Category: Travel

Paradise for mountain-climbing beer-lovers?

Vestlandet Cynthia Elyce Rubin The Norwegian American I picked up the Travel section of the Sunday New York Times on Jan. 13 and read the front-page title of the section, “52 Places to go...

Visit Norway’s top Viking sites

From ships to churches to living history, immerse yourself in Norse history and culture David Nikel Trondheim, Norway The Vikings left their mark on northern Europe, and important sites continue to be discovered to...

Fredrik Delås vintage books

Vintage books highlight Old Norway

A study in travel Fredrik Delås Skjeberg, Norway The land of fjords and the land of the midnight sun—Norway has many touristic nicknames. But when did it start and how was Norway discovered for...

Working with a whisper

Experience Key West’s low-key charm Victoria Hofmo Brooklyn, N.Y. Upon arriving at my Key West accommodations (Authors Guest House), I was cheerfully greeted by a merry group mingling in the pool, while drinking margaritas...

Kingdom of Light

Winter in Northern Norway means aurora Cynthia Elyce Rubin The Norwegian American For many people, northern Norway symbolizes the promise of never-ending light in summer and magical dancing northern lights in the dark blue...

Exploring Norwegian rural life

Odden’s Rural Life Tours Phillip Odden Odden’s Rural Life Tours Some people are born to search, to see what is around the next corner and over the next hill. Some folks are compelled to...

Go Fjords

Go Fjords struts its stuff with new tours

Vik, Voss, and Vikafjellet Cynthia Elyce Rubin The Norwegian American Go Fjords is a Stavanger company owned by transportation companies Norled and Tide, established as a result of a common desire to improve the...

Norway’s second city, seen from above

Guidebooks and taxi drivers agree: a visit to one of Bergen’s seven peaks is a must Libor Pospisil Berkeley, Calif. While Bergen is Norway’s second city, it has—like all other places in the country—an...

Barneblad: Norway’s Nordic Neighbors

A monthly feature to share with kids and grandkids Brought to you by Lori Ann Reinhall This issue is all about travel, and this week’s Barneblad takes you to Norway’s Nordic neighbors, countries that...

Opus XVI

Stay inside a Grieg family masterpiece

Opus XVI Edvard Grieg Heritage Hotel brings 5-star comfort, cuisine, and culture to Bergen Lori Ann Reinhall The Norwegian American Bergen, Norway’s second-largest city, situated on a scenic fjord on the West Coast, has...