Tagged: Cynthia Elyce Rubin

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...

Kingdom of Light

Winter in Northern Norway means aurora Cynthia Elyce Rubin The Norwegian American For many people, northern Norway symbolizes the promise of never-ending light in summer and magical dancing northern lights in the dark blue...

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...

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...

Go Viking to Scotland: part three

Time Travel tours and archaeological chocolates bring Orkney’s Viking past to life Cynthia Elyce Rubin The Norwegian American Travel widens your horizons and introduces you to interesting places and people. A highlight of my...

NAHA

On writing history

Norwegian-American Historical Association looks at creative ways of conveying history Cynthia Elyce Rubin The Norwegian American On Saturday, Oct. 13, the Norwegian-American Historical Association (NAHA) held its Biennial Meeting and Seminar on Writing History...

Go Viking to Scotland: part two

In the Orkney Islands, Vikings left traces in cathedrals, settlements, and humble grains Cynthia Elyce Rubin The Norwegian American The imposing St. Magnus Cathedral, in the heart of bustling capital Kirkwall’s town center, dominates...

Go Viking to Scotland: part one

From the Galloway Hoard exhibit in Edinburgh to the Viking-established Orkney Islands Cynthia Elyce Rubin The Norwegian American “To go Viking” was originally a verb phrase used by Scandinavians to describe traveling overseas. I...

Norwegian roadside

Minnesotan small towns think BIG

Colossal roadside attractions put Norwegian-American legends on the map Cynthia Elyce Rubin The Norwegian American The state of Minnesota has attracted a multitude of ethnic groups, and Norwegians are one of the largest. The...