MRI of my soul at JFK The town is pleasant, with an early 19th century quarter of white wooden houses that survived a massive
It was interesting to find so many random pieces of modern art and historical statues in small parks throughout Bergen. The
Disney continues to ride "Frozen's" wave of popularity, and, most recently, Disney Cruise Line completed its first "Frozen" cruise of Norway.
"The fjordscapes of western Norway are so utterly unique and so profoundly beautiful that many people rate them as the most impressive landscapes on the planet" - Stuart Butler, Lonely Planet, April 16, 2015. Now THAT is high praise, worthy of attention, and perhaps sets unrealistic expectations.
One of Anne Frank’s close friends is opening up about her final encounter with the young Jewish icon and the history of her diary.
On my two-nights-a-city tour of Copenhagen, Denmark; Stockholm, Sweden; Bergen, Norway; and Oslo, Norway -- where I didn't speak a lick of any of their languages -- I stopped not just to savor the flavors of each dish, but the journey surrounding them.
"The new is born in Bergen," said Anders Beyer, the director of the International Festival in the port city of Bergen, Norway. "The festival's become one of the most recognized and prominent cultural spaces for contemporary music."
The common human recognition that a place where daytime highs on an especially nice winter's day might creep into the teens is a damnable place indeed sends Norwegians into a consumer frenzy for all things fire-related.
Not long after my flight landed in Kristiansund on Norway's western coast, I found myself on a harbor cruise, gliding by its mustard yellow and barn red homes tucked into the hillsides and old fish warehouses used to dry and salt cod.
When you travel from New York to the northern most reaches of the civilized world in February, you have a purpose.