Category: Travel

Isle of Eigg, Scotland

A place of many natural delights Victoria Hofmo Brooklyn, N.Y. Why travel to a place whose population boasts more sheep than human inhabitants—about 100, give or take a few—and requires a journey by plane,...

Norwegian Cruise Line

On the waterfront

Norwegian ships come and go in New York Harbor Victoria Hofmo Brooklyn, N.Y. I was always fascinated by an advertisement from C.A. Hanssen Travel in Brooklyn that depicted Norway on one end, and on...

Amerikalinjen

Amerikalinjen: convenience, comfort, and style

Inside Oslo’s newest boutique hotel Lori Ann Reinhall The Norwegian American In the short time since opening in May 2019, it has become the most popular hotel in Oslo. This recent addition to Petter...

Edvard Grieg

Exploring Edvard Grieg in Bergen

A composer’s living legacy Lori Ann Reinhall The Norwegian American It has been said that Edvard Grieg is Bergen’s greatest export, and as a lifelong devotee to his music and enthusiastic Bergen fan, I...

Western Norway through a new lens

A different type of travelogue Lori Ann Reinhall The Norwegian American When John Woods made his first trip to France in 1971, he had never left the North American continent. But the travel bug...

Catching the Arctic Illness in Svalbard

Are people nuts to love the high north? I go to (almost) the end of the earth to find out Emily C. Skaftun The Norwegian American “Why are you going to Svalbard?” was the...

Travel the world from your armchair!

Double exposure Cynthia Elyce Rubin The Norwegian American The stereoscope and stereograph, or stereo view, long ago captured America’s creative imagination. An early version of the stereoscope had been perfected by 1838, but it...

Time travel in Gudvangen’s Viking Valley

At Njardarheimr, near Flåm, visitors get a taste of ancient crafts, warfare, and even food Michael Kleiner The Norwegian American Modernity met history as my family docked at Gudvangen on July 2. We didn’t...

Stoughton - Livsreise

Stopping in Stoughton

Norway meets Midwest in Wisconsin Lori Ann Reinhall The Norwegian American As reported on its official website, the city of Stoughton, Wis., is known for its annual Syttende Mai celebration and as the birthplace...

Telemark

Telemark is packed with attractions

This lesser-visited region is known for its vast forests, valleys, skiing, and rural churches David Nikel Trondheim, Norway The birthplace of skiing, Telemark is a historic inland region of southern Norway often skipped by...