Category: Travel

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...

Clapboard houses and Viking visions

Mystic Seaport provides a nautical Norway fix—with no trans-Atlantic flight required Victoria Hofmo Brooklyn, N.Y. Looking for a quick jaunt from the tri-state area? I strongly suggest quaint and serene Mystic, Conn., with its...

Ask a guidebook writer

David Nikel answers Norway travel FAQs David Nikel Trondheim, Norway After my tour of Scandinavia these last few months, it’s nice to be back at home in Trondheim! Winter has well and truly arrived,...

Norway in a Nutshell off-season

An insider’s guide to winter adventure Lori Ann Reinhall The Norwegian American When I mentioned to many of my friends at home in Seattle that I was planning to travel to Norway in the...

Wintertime magic exploring the fjords

Fjord Norway news Cynthia Elyce Rubin The Norwegian American Fjords, the soul of Norway, are certainly a magnificent attraction any time of the year, but some might argue that the most special time is...

Malmö

Over the bridge for a day in Malmö

Guidebook writer David Nikel takes a break from Copenhagen to spend a day in Malmö David Nikel Trondheim, Norway Last month I took you on a quick trip around the history and culture of...