Author: Cynthia Elyce Rubin

Cynthia Elyce Rubin, PhD, travel editor, is a visual culture specialist, travel writer, and author of articles and books on decorative arts, folk art, and postcard history, who collects postcards, ephemera, and early photography. See

Vintage sports postcards

Cynthia Elyce Rubin shares photographs from her collection of Norwegian-American and Norwegian ski jumpers from years past.

The Ringness House Museum

The Ringness House in Bosque County, Texas, the historical home of Jens and Kari Ringness who arrived in 1854, is now a must-see museum.

solar eclipse

Witness a total eclipse of the sun

Cynthia Elyce Rubin keys us into Hurtigruten’s recently announced solar eclipse tours to the Antarctic in December 2021 on MS Roald Amundsen and MS Fram.

The Midgard Viking Expedition

Pacific Northwesterner and ocean rower Erden Eruç is joining the Midgard Expedition, a journey on a hand-built Viking-style ship to promote sustainability.