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.
Author: Cynthia Elyce Rubin
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.
The town of Lindsborg, Kan., isn’t known as “Little Sweden” for no reason, boasting a host of Swedish traditions, decor, and Dala horses.
Travel Editor Cynthia Elyce Rubin talks about the wonderful collection of Norwegian artifacts at the Bosque Museum in Clifton, Texas.
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.
Travel editor Cynthia Elyce Rubin is a collector of vintage postcards. Can you help her identiy any of the people in their bunads for Syttende mai?
A cheap holiday in Norway? Learn how this was possible back in 1892 in a detailed travelogue written by an adventurous Englishwoman.
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.
Pacific Northwesterner and ocean rower Erden Eruç is joining the Midgard Expedition, a journey on a hand-built Viking-style ship to promote sustainability.