A mix of New England and British traditions and historical events led to the particular poultry you’ll find on Thanksgiving tables everywhere.
Simchat Torah is about more than beginning to read the Torah all over again. It’s about the need to reexamine what we think we know, over and over again.
Don’t let microbes and insects turn your Halloween masterpiece into a horror show before the big night.
The Wahhabi school of Islam has spread throughout the world, along with its disapproval of the holiday.
Travelling has many health benefits, like recovering from mental and physical fatigue, improving household relationships and making people happier.
The Utah holiday is a reflection of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ slowly changing identity, a historian of Mormonism and migration writes.
Taking time off work is important, but many people don’t take their full holiday entitlement. Here’s how to make the most of time off
The tourist appeal of the St. Lawrence River dates to the 19th century. Residents and summer visitors have rubbed shoulders ever since, but not necessarily shared the same ideas about its attractions.
Knowing whether it’s safe to travel is harder in the age of COVID. This travel guide may help.
A collaboration between advertiser Joseph Jacobs and the famous coffee company produced the classic U.S. haggadah. The book sets out the ceremony for the Seder meal.
In Southeast Asia, Songkran is a time to celebrate the coming year with water fights, honoring elders and offering prayers.
A healthy diet can include some candy. But if you eat too much, it can interfere with your appetite for the stuff your body actually needs.
Don’t expect meditation to provide Christmas miracles. But if you start learning how to meditate now, your holidays may be a bit less stressful and perhaps a little more meaningful.
Cues from people and events around us plus memories of past holidays shape our sense of time over summer. No wonder one day blends into the next.
The polarizing dessert that people love to hate became a Christmas mainstay thanks, in part, to the U.S. Postal Service.
‘A Visit from St. Nicholas’ is one of the most famous American poems. But who wrote it?
Figuring out whether to celebrate holidays, and how, is tricky for lots of interfaith families – but thoughtful communication makes a difference.
The reduction of foreign tourism is an opportunity for Africans to experience many of the continent’s premier parks at a discount.
Rapid testing for COVID-19 is an extra safety measure that can help prevent spread of infection, and help you have a more normal holiday, especially if you are visiting vulnerable people.
As someone who’s been researching e-wearables as a means to teach children about mental health for over 10 years, I’ve seen some alarming unintended consequences with their use.