Tagged: tourism

Sightseeing in the Stockholm archipelago

Beyond Norway David Nikel Trondheim, Norway After so many monthly columns about destinations in Norway, I feel it’s time to spread my wings. Because of the excellent transportation links, many people visiting Norway look...

Is mass tourism good for Norway?

On the EDGE: An opinion column about current issues in Norway and the United States Join the Conversation! M. Michael Brady Asker, Norway Mass tourism, group travel on tours, started in the mid-19th century...

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Oppskrift for my Norwegian heart

Red, white, and blue Mona Anita K. Olsen, PhD Cornell University Each time I return to work on my family’s 1931 home in Borhaug, a quaint fishing area on the southwest coast of Norway,...

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Balancing the needs of Arctic tourism

Profiles of Norwegian science Ilan Kelman Agder, Norway Hurtigruten: A shipping lifeline for Norwegian coastal communities and today a popular tourist cruise between Kirkenes and Bergen. It is also a subject of science in...

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The New York Times Travel Show experience

All the travel in one place Cynthia Elyce Rubin Travel Editor Recently, as travel editor of The Norwegian American, I attended The New York Times Travel Show, the largest consumer travel trade show in...

Alta Northern Lights Cathedral

Modern and ancient history in Alta

Those with an interest in history should add Alta to their northern Norway itinerary David Nikel Trondheim, Norway Alta is the gateway to the vast Finnmarksvidda, which at 8,500 square miles is Norway’s largest...

Scandinavia not top for tourism

Travelers prefer countries outside Scandinavia, a new survey shows Sarah Bostock & Michael Sandelson The Foreigner One in three of Norway’s travel companies think 2015 will be a good year domestically, but travelers prefer...

Weak kroner means optimism in tourism

Traveling to Norway from the US doesn’t have to cost a fortune if you follow these simple tips Rasmus Falck Oslo, Norway There is a lot of optimism in the tourist industry these days....

The best ski destination

Norway wins at the National Geographic Traveller Awards in the category “Best Ski Destination 2011.” It won’t be long until skiing and snowboarding is back, and the swishing sounds of raw powder in the...