Category: Travel

In the tracks of Sonja Henie

Sun Valley rolls out the red carpet for the ultimate Hollywood ski getaway Lori Ann Reinhall The Norwegian American A ski vacation should be one of the highlights of your year, and you want...

Michael Kleiner

Michael Kleiner comes home to Norway

Writer returns with the third generation to be reunited with friends Michael Kleiner The Norwegian American This is the second installment of a series of articles by The Norwegian American Sports and Business Editor...

Visit Hoth 2020

A gathering for Star Wars fans in Finse, Norway Liliane Opsomer Birmingham, Ala. In 1979, George Lucas chose Finse, Norway, for the film location for Star Wars Episode V—The Empire Strikes Back, and who...

On the trail of Knud Knudsen

Explore the Hardanger region following the footsteps of a celebrated Norwegian photographer Kirsten Roverud Heine Decorah, Iowa Travel Editor’s note: Kirsten Roverud Heine has organized and planned the tour,  “Through the lens: Images of...

Living the Norwegian-American dream

The story of Leif Eie, airline executive, role model, and friend Lori Ann Reinhall The Norwegian American “Leif Eie truly came to this country with nothing—but with hard work, determination, and talent, he became...

Experience is the new luxury

Tired of cruises? Try an expedition aboard the MS Roald Amundsen Emily C. Skaftun Shoreline, Wash. If your image of a cruise ship is a floating monstrosity the size of a city block, full...

Michael Kleiner comes home to Norway

Writer returns with the third generation to be reunited with friends Michael Kleiner The Norwegian American This is the first installment of a series of articles by The Norwegian American Sports and Business Editor...

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Witness a total eclipse of the sun

Hurtigruten offers one-of-a-kind adventure trips to Antarctica Cynthia Elyce Rubin The Norwegian American Hurtigruten, Norwegian world leader in expedition travel, announced its 2021 total solar eclipse voyages, featuring antarctic itineraries on the industry’s most...

The Midgard Viking Expedition

A journey of sustainability Cynthia Elyce Rubin The Norwegian American Pacific Northwest resident and world-record-holding ocean rower, adventurer, and sailing instructor Erden Eruç recently completed the first solo circumnavigation of the Earth by human...

Norwegian Road Trip

Olav Mjelva’s Norwegian Road Trip

A Norwegian travel service with a fiddler’s twist Andy Meyer The Norwegian American When I travel, I look for the ends of roads. I like to search for what Ishmael, the infamous narrator of...