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Postcards tagged: Kids

Eye Candy: Family Road Trip in the Andes

PERU AND CHILE – The sky changed from heavy gray to a dazzling display of faceted jewel tones. Rubies and topaz and amethyst and tanzanite set behind mountain peaks glimmered in the thin air.

Forget Versailles. Go to Vaux le Vicomte

MAINCY, France – Forget Versailles. There's a better, more intimate château just as close to Paris. Same designers, same scandalous history. It's the ultimate antidote to Fashion Week.

Turks and Caicos Is the Perfect Caribbean Island

TURKS AND CAICOS – If we’re giving points for convenience, ease of planning, water gorgeousness, and we-know-how-to-roll-out-the-welcome-mat-for-visitors, I’m giving the blue ribbon to T&C.

How to Ski Apache-Style

RUIDOSO, New Mexico – New Mexico is an unlikely state for a ski trip. And Ruidoso isn't fancy. If it were a shoe, it would be a Hush Puppy. No frills, but reliable and gets the job done.

Paradise Found: Sugar Beach, St. Lucia

St. Lucia – A recent renovation has turned the new Caribbean resort into a completely low-key and casual sybaritic experience where your every whim is attended.

Tacos and Tequila with Grandma

SAYULITA, Mexico – The adventurous grandma picks the place, the lucky kids follow along. 3 Fl. Oz. co-founder Alexi Mintz discovers the secluded and beautiful Riviera Nayarit town. 

The Real New York Underground

HOWES CAVE, New York – The place is amazing, 156 feet below the surface of the earth with stalagmites, stalactites, and an infinity of other crazy formations.

Family Heaven. With Sand and Tacos.

TULUM, Mexico – After a bumpy drive down a dirt road, a motorboat took us through nine different ecosystems. (Amazing!) Pristine, untouched, and beautiful nature at its best. 

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