Category: Travel

Roald Amundsen house

A virtual view of the past

The house of polar explorer Roald Amundsen, filled with sounds, images, and stories from his life, can now be explored with virtual reality (VR).

ice hotel - Sorrisniva

Three “hidden” Arctic gems

Marcelo Guimarães demystifies the experiece of staying in an ice hotel in Scandinavia’s far north, offering suggestions and answering questions.

A walk down memory lane

Jim Nelson recalls his numerous trips to Norway’s second city, Bergen, as a traveler, teacher, and guide, noting how the city has evolved.

Bergen and beyond

Lori Ann Reinhall explores Bergen and beyoond through its rich cultural, geographical, and climatic ties with its sister city, Seattle.

More than a fairy tale

More than its fairy-tale reputation, the coastal city of Ålesund, redefined by the fire of 1904, is a unique blend of old and new.

The Ringness House Museum

The Ringness House in Bosque County, Texas, the historical home of Jens and Kari Ringness who arrived in 1854, is now a must-see museum.