Category: Travel

Fly, drive, sail, or ride the rails!

Getting around Norway David Nikel Trondheim, Norway Maps can be deceptive. Look at Norway on any flat map and you’ll get an unrealistic impression of distances between the main cities, especially between Oslo and...

Norway travel news

New attractions from storms to Vikings Cynthia Elyce Rubin The Norwegian American Voss A new attraction in Voss opens in the summer of 2019. The new gondola replaces the Hangursbanen gondola that has been...

Connemara

Discovering Ireland’s wild Atlantic Way

Whiskey, castles, and islands highlight this rugged route full of heart and history Maureen Littlejohn Toronto, Canada In lovely Connemara, on the west coast of Ireland, you’ll find the longest “defined” coastal route in...

Vancouver, Canada’s beauty queen

Breathtaking sea-to-sky scenery and outstanding cuisine make a winning destination Maureen Littlejohn Toronto, Canada Vancouver is a city of unparalleled beauty. On a recent trip there I marveled at the snow-capped mountains standing sentinel,...

What’s brewing in Lofoten?

Hurtigruten may only give you an hour in Svolvær, but at Lofotpils it’s a Happy Hour David Nikel Trondheim, Norway I recently ticked off a major bucket list item by taking the full Hurtigruten...

Saskatoon

Exploring Saskatoon’s cultural surprises

The often-overlooked city’s creative spirit is evident in museums and neighborhoods Maureen Littlejohn Toronto, Canada Saskatoon has been getting a lot of attention lately, especially since it was named by The New York Times...

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...