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  1. Top 10 Gifts for Heroes 

    November 11, 2020

    The year 2020 has been a lot of things, including The Year of the Hero. Below are ten great gifts around The Little Traveler that are suited for honoring your personal heroes.  1. Snoozies Nurse Slippers Nurses worked triple-time for all of us throughout the pandemic. Show their busy feet how much you appreciate them. […]

  2. A Picture Tour of The “Littler” Traveler: July 2020

    July 13, 2020

    Right now, our store is open as what we call The “Littler” Traveler. When you visit, you’ll have access to about half of our rooms. In these rooms, you’ll also find collections from our temporarily closed departments. We hope to see you soon! In the meantime… Take a Scroll for a Picture Tour of the […]

  3. Fair Trade Collections for Babies

    July 8, 2020

    Babies give us all hope for the future, and so does Fair Trade because it provides artisans and farmers who would otherwise be under- or unemployed a sustainable market for their goods. Below we highlight Fair Trade collections that’ll brighten any baby’s room. At this time, these products can only be purchased in-store. Felted Baby Mobiles […]

  4. Sustainable Style

    February 14, 2020

    Introducing two great new earth-friendly fashion lines. Tatami Bags from Cambodia by Saraye In our Fair Trade+ Gallery, we’re excited to bring you super strong and elegantly designed purses, lunch bags, and wine bags by Saraye (rhymes with “today” and means both “woman” and “freedom” in the Cambodian language of Khmai). They’re made in Phnom […]

  5. Why Winter is a GREAT Time to Come to The Little Traveler

    January 20, 2020

    During a quiet January day, we went around the store and asked our LT experts why winter is a great time to pay us a visit. Here’s what they said, followed by a list of their Top 10 reasons.   10 Good Reasons to Visit The Little Traveler in Winter: 1. Stay Warm Inside. With […]

  6. Top 10 Traveler Transformations in the 2010s

    December 30, 2019

    Welcome to 2020! It’s hard to believe we’re already entering a brand new decade. Before we go charging full steam ahead into the 20s, we want to take time to reflect on the past decade. You’ve probably noticed that we’ve made a few changes around here during the past 10 years. We thought it would be […]

  7. Top 10 Gifts that Give Back

    October 16, 2019

    1. All Fair Trade goods provide marginalized workers with fair wages and a sustainable marketplace.  Fair Trade+ Gallery 2. Fair Trade Gourd Ornament Eco-friendly and provides in- come for Peruvian artisans. Fair Trade+ Gallery 3. Duke Cannon, grooming products for hardworking men. Proceeds support veteran causes. Bath Shop 4. 4Ocean Glass Beaded Bracelet Each purchase […]

  8. Top 10 Gifts for Men

    From dads to husbands to sons, grandsons, and lifelong friends, the men in our lives are important. Let them know that with a thoughtful gift. You’ll find many great ideas in our Guy’s Gallery (in Clothing Gallery right next to the Baby Room). We asked our staff for men’s gift recommendations, and here are their […]

  9. Inside the Winding Road

    August 29, 2019

    The Little Traveler’s Fair Trade+ Gallery is about much more than bringing unique artisan goods from around the world to our Geneva store. It’s about changing lives for the better. Marla Showfer, founder of The Winding Road, one of our Fair Trade vendors, recently shared a story that we want to share with you because […]

  10. She Puts the “Inspiration” into Blossom Inspirations

    August 8, 2019

    We want to give a BIG shout out to Rosa Chang, founder and CEO of one of our most popular Fair Trade vendors, Blossom Inspirations. Because of her lifelong dedication to open water swimming as well as her dedication to creating sustainable economic opportunities for Peruvian artisans, she was asked to carry the torch for […]

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From the Owner – Temporary Store Closing

FROM THE LITTLE TRAVELER OWNER, MIKE SIMON: Starting Thursday, November 26 (Thanksgiving Day), The Little Traveler is temporarily closing for in-store shopping. We're doing this out of an abundance of caution until the COVID-19 rates in our area significantly...

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