Norway

See Norway by Rail

by Guest Contributor on April 14, 2017

Given Norway’s rightly earned reputation as an expensive country to visit, it may surprise you to learn that the best way to see the country’s spectacular scenery is also one of the cheapest. Long distance rail journeys can be booked in advance for as little as $25. Here’s how you can slow down and choose […]

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5 Scenic European Rail Journeys

by Mary Jo Manzanares on January 4, 2016

Looking to ride the rails? Here are five scenic rail journeys. Swiss Lakes and Mountains Switzerland is rife with scenic railway journeys. In the summer months the verdant pastures roll lusciously from the edge of the tracks into the horizon, while in the winter the country unfolds like a veritable Narnia. Suggestion:  Travel from Montreux […]

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10 Reasons Why I’m Obsessed with Oslo

by Guest Contributor on July 6, 2015

Go back. Baaaaaaaaaaaack! Over the falls!” My first brief introduction to Norway was on the Maelstrom ride in the Norway pavilion in Disney’s Epcot theme park.  The animatronic troll bellowed his warning to unsuspecting trespassers whose Viking boat was about to “plunge” backwards over the simulated waterfall, launching into a presentation of Norway’s mythology and […]

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