Entries by Elyse Glickman

Springing Irish: America’s Most “Irish” Small Towns

From New York and Boston to Philadelphia and Chicago to Los Angeles, Irish culture made an indelible impact on American life. St. Patrick’s Day celebrations and big city parades will abound while Irish pubs throughout the United States keep spirits up year-round. However, anybody — Irish or otherwise — can explore how Irish ways of […]

An “Exodus” to Remember

While every Passover Seder ends with the declaration, “Next year in Jerusalem,” Jewish families of various denominations discovered Passover retreats — themed and structured vacations with activities and meals built around the holiday’s observances, watershed historic events (the exodus from Egypt) — can be tailored to the individual ways they observe, pray, and play (when […]

Sheet Masks: Grooming and Primping on the Go

K-Beauty, shorthand for the rising worldwide popularity of South Korean beauty products, transcends trendsetting teenage girls. Paper sheet masks, soaked with formulas addressing everything from anti-aging to anti-acne, and securely packaged in sealed foil envelopes, are at the heart of this wave for many reasons. If your family regularly travels, masks are going to fit […]