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LiLing Pang is Co-founder and CEO of Trekaroo . She is a mom to two boys and a girl and recently traveled through Central America. Together with her husband, Brennan Pang, they hatched the idea of Trekaroo one summer day along the California coast while searching for the best kid-friendly tide pool near La Jolla with their curious 2 and a half year old.
Temple Tour Angkor Wat Cambodia

Cambodia with Kids? Oh Yes!

I’m proud to announce that we did it! Our family just returned from the beautiful country of Cambodia with our 3 kids (8, 5 and 3 months). While grand images of Angkor Wat, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, have long captured our imaginations, Brennan and myself certainly had apprehensions about whether a trip to Cambodia...

Cambodia: Angkor Archeological Park Through the Eyes of Young Kids

Looming serpent heads, towering ancient stone walls, the steepest set of stairs ready to be raced up by two rambunctious boys, monster trees eating up a temple, and tales of gods and demons locked in battle. This is what our 8 and 5 year old boys will remember most about the temples of Angkor Archeological...

Road School: Digging Deeper with our Kids Through Voluntourism

The two memories I will treasure most from our family’s recent trip to Jamaica are polar opposites. The exhilaration on my children’s faces while precariously clambering up a tropical waterfall was pure joy. On the flip side, a morning spent picking up trash at a local beach, was both sobering and deeply meaningful. Photo by:...
Camping Kitchen in a Single Box

How to Assemble a Single Box Camping Kitchen

One of my favorite things about camping is the challenge of making delicious meals in the great outdoors where my entire kitchen is reduced to a minimum. In fact, our entire camping kitchen fits into a single 25-gallon plastic tote. This single box contains all the kitchen equipment I need to cook everything from pancakes at breakfast...

Why We Travel: Curious Kids in the Making

  From Trekaroo’s CEO LiLing Pang’s original post on Why We Travel, written in January 2009: The Value of Family Travel Discovered Amidst Road Trip Mayhem On our recent road trip with the kids from San Francisco to Seattle, I had a particularly bad travel moment. Sick to my stomach with a stomach bug, I pleaded...

Hiking With Kids…Get Out There!

Photo By: Trekaroo/stellarneller Today, we went on a hike as a family…something that I’ve developed some apprehension about lately. I love hiking, but ever since our kiddos became too heavy to carry and old enough that they really should be walking and getting exercise themselves, I find that a family hike means barely a workout...
Review of the Eureka Jade Canyon 6 Family Tent

Review: Eureka Jade Canyon 6 – Easy to Set Up Family Tent

Our family of five has been making do with our four-man tent for years. So, when we started our search for a new tent that would sleep all of us comfortably, our top priority was to find a tent that was easy to set up and also provided enough headspace so we could all stand...
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Road School: Crafting an Engaging Educational Trip for Kids

Now with a 10, 8, and 3 year old, we’ve entered the golden age of traveling with kids, where the topics that intrigue our children are fascinating to us as parents too. Evolving our trips from family vacation to rich learning experiences took a sprinkling of intentionality. Here are some tips for how to make...
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Road School: Why Travel is Our Favorite Way to Educate our Kids

Trekaroo's founder, LiLing Pang shares about why their family has prioritized travel for their children's education. Trekaroo also announces the launch of a new Road School series - a collection of Road School guides to help parents explore various educational topics with their kids.
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