WHAT TO PACK FOR A TRIP WITH THE KIDS
By planes, trains, and automobiles — letting a kid pack a bag helps keep a trip fun (and a parent sane). Here’s a list of what’s in our kids’ bag, verified by one staffer’s 8-year-old for complete authenticity.
Once the bag is packed, visit the following Rue Local Picks for hands-on, family adventures (where adults can have fun, too):
Our Tiny Prints Boutique will open at 11AM ET on April 11, 2011.
Harvard Museum of Natural History launches on Rue Boston at 8AM ET on April 11, 2011.
Please Touch Museum launches on Rue Philadelphia at 8AM ET on April 11, 2011.
Yuen Lui Photography Studio launches on Rue Seattle at 8AM ET on April 11, 2011.
Create a Cook launches on Rue Boston at 8AM ET on April 12, 2011.
WE WANT TO GO: BLISS TRAVELS SHARES TOURING SECRETS
For most of us, vacation time is sacred. So when we treat ourselves to a trip abroad, we want a personalized getaway – not some cookie-cutter trip. That’s why we turned to the experts at Bliss Travels to get insider tips on how to make the most of a tour.
Ask for a walking map
If you like to walk, stroll right past those crammed bus tours and opt for an intimate pedestrian view of the city. Ask your guide to cater a walking map to your interests. And the best part? You can do it on your own time. “Getting crammed onto a bus and shuttled from place to place with different guides with varying degrees of English comprehension gets frustrating,” explains J. F., who honeymooned in the south of France with Bliss Travels. “Your guide can lead you to some of the most breathtaking sights in the region without the regimented style of a tour group.”
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INSIGHT FROM SVEN OLAF LINDBLAD ABOUT THE FAR-OFF ISLANDS
Nothing says adventure like exploring the distant shores of the world-famous Galapagos Islands. So to tell us why the storybook islands are unlike any place in the world, we turned to the founder of the renowned Lindblad Expeditions.
Our Lindblad Expeditions – Galapagos Boutiques opens Thursday, February 24 at 11AM ET.
THE RUSTIC LODGE GIVES US A SNEAK PEEK AT THEIR FAVORITE SPOTS
The Lodge at Woodloch – Hawley, PA Boutique opens Monday, January 24 at 11AM ET.
A LOOK AT OUR FIRST VIRTUOSO-CURATED BOUTIQUE, THE CHATWAL HOTEL
We’re so excited to bring Members even more when it comes to Experiences. Here’s a crib sheet of just what we’ve been up to:
You may have heard about our partnership with Virtuoso. This elite luxury travel network includes some of our very favorite hotels in the world, so we can bring more top-notch destinations to Members.
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