The Viking Cultural Route has 100 sites in 16 countries with museums and attractions to share Viking culture and traditions throughout Europe.
Author: Cynthia Elyce Rubin
L’Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site, open May-October, offers adventures with a Viking settlement, craft demonstrations, artifacts, and tours.
The Norsk Museum, founded in 1978, continues its decades-long work to keep Norwegian history and culture alive in Norway, Illinois.
Travel Editor Cynthia Elyce Rubin reviews Chaney Kwak’s captivating memoir of being rescued from a sinking cruise ship off the coast of Norway.
Vasa Park Resort in Bellevue, Wash., is a perfect place to celebrate summer and Scandinavian heritage with its waterside location and Midsommer festival.
In the mid-20th century, the smorgasbord trend took America by storm, with smorgasbord restaurants popping up from coast to coast.
Located on the mountains’ edge, The Bolder Sky Lodges provide stunning panoramic views of one of Norway’s most stunning fjords, the Lysefjord.
Alfred Nobel made his name and his fortune in the weapons industry during the 19th century. His other legacy, however, is funding the Nobel Peace Prize.
Cynthia Elyce Rubin shares photographs from her collection of Norwegian-American and Norwegian ski jumpers from years past.
Cythia Elyce Rubin shares the story of her meaningful encounter with a vintage Christmas postcard by the Stavig Brothers of Sissteton, S.D.