About the author

Heather Erquiaga is Trekaroo’s Assistant Blog Editor. She can usually be found on Southern California’s trails with her husband and two boys. Her family is on a mission to earn as many Jr. Ranger Badges as possible. In winter, chances are she’s obsessively checking the weather for a chance of snow while curled up with a good book. Follow her travels on Instagram.
Road School Exploring Children's Literature and Writing

Road School: Exploring Children’s Literature and Writing

Whether a book sparks interest in history, an iconic spot, nature, culture, or writing itself, children's literature is a powerful way to open our kids’ eyes to something new.
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Family Travel Association’s Consumer Panel: An Opportunity for Families who Travel

Here at Trekaroo we appreciate it when families’ opinions and perspective on travel are valued.

Review of RideSafer Travel Vest – carseat alternative for travel

One of the biggest hassles in traveling with young kids is the car seat. Car seats are heavy, bulky, and a pain to lug around. Since many places state that kids have to legally be in child restraints until age eight or older, they are a major consideration during travel for years. Well, until now....
multi-generational travel: planning the perfect trip

How to Plan the (almost) Perfect Multi-generational Trip

With these tips your family is sure to have an almost perfect multi-generational trip.
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Passports with Purpose: Sustainable Farming; Travel Prizes Galore

Trekaroo is proud to have partnered annually with Passports with Purpose, a community of travel writers working to give back to the places that have touched all of our hearts. This year, Passports for Purpose has chosen Sustainable Harvest International to be the donation recipient.
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Road School: Using a travel journal to make an impact

When we give kids the ability to relate what they experience (see, hear, touch, taste, and smell) with how they feel, we empower them to be empathetic, and think critically. One way to give kids the opportunity to connect with travel is by journaling.

Review of the BOB Revolution

I am a mom who runs. I love running. I love getting outside and exploring with my kids. I like being able to navigate as much of the terrain as possible. That said when I looked into strollers before the birth of my first son, five years ago, the BOB Revolution popped up time and time again...
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