Author: Cynthia Elyce Rubin

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

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.

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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.

Door County, Wisconsin

Cynthia Elyce Rubin takes us on a journey through Wisconsin’s Door County, jutting out into Lake Michigan and full of Scandinavian food and festivity.

Searching for Santa Claus?

Cynthia Elyce Rubin went searching for Santa Claus at his workshop in Rovaniemi, Finland, where she also fulfilled a dream to ride a reindeer-pulled sleigh.