Tagged: Fjords

A DIY tour of Norway’s fjords

The fjords of Norway: Sognefjord, Geirangerfjord, and more Donald V. Mehus New York The fjords of Norway stand high on lists of the great natural wonders of the world. Who has not dreamed of...

Hurtigruten offers Senior discounts

HURTIGRUTEN OFFERS SENIOR TRAVELERS A 10% FARE REDUCTION ON ITS 2010 SPRING, FALL & WINTER NORWEGIAN COASTAL VOYAGES Discount Combinable With 10% Repeat Passenger and AARP, Welcome Back Shipboard Credits Hurtigruten is rewarding mature...

Norway’s fjords on Good Morning America

On Oct. 25 Good Morning America’s Weekend Window opened on Norway’s western fjord region, a serious of step water channels carved by glaciers. The dramatic beauty of Norway’s fjord region attracts over half a...

Increasing competition for Norwegian tourism

With fjords, mountains, the Arctic, and more, Norway has much to offer to tourists. But in a down economy and expensive prices, Norwegian Minister of Trade and Industry, Sylvia Brustad, created a competition for...

Norway in a Nutshell by Rick Steves

“Norway in a Nutshell” is a series of well-organized train, ferry, and bus connections, laying Norway’s most beautiful countryside on a scenic platter. Deep forests, countless lakes, and rugged wilderness engage nature lovers both...

Raising the adventure bar in Norway

  There are three important dog sledding rules:   1. Never let go of the sled’s rail; 2. Never let go of the sled’s rail; 3. Never forget rules one and two.  —Instructor Michael Tiedemann of...