About the author

Michele Whiteaker started writing reviews and blog posts for Trekaroo back in 2011. She fulfills her travel writing passion through freelance gigs and keeps her favorite posts on her popular FunOrangeCountyParks.com blog which empowers families to explore outdoors.

Top 10 Things to do in Copenhagen with Kids

From the moment we arrived by train, I knew there would be many things to do in Copenhagen with kids. Denmark is a peninsula that juts out into the sea route from the North Sea to the Baltic Sea. Norway and Sweden are to the north. Germany forms the land barrier to the south. Copenhagen...

Top 10 Things to Do in Zurich with Kids

Heading to Zurich with kids? This largest Swiss city is the perfect starting point for any family trip to Switzerland or even a central starting point for a more ambitious European vacation. The city centers around its train station (Bahnhof) which makes it extremely transit-friendly and walkable. The Limmat River runs through Old Town and...

Top Tips on What to Take to the Beach with Kids

If you’re new to beach trips with kids or live far away from the coast, it may not be easy to know what to take to the beach. I usually have everything except lunches pre-packed, so I just have to grab our bags and go!
Channel Islands

A Tale of Two Harbors: Channel Islands and Ventura

Even among Southern California locals, there is confusion between Ventura Harbor in Ventura and Channel Islands Harbor in Oxnard. Both are great destinations and with a little bit of information, are quite easy to find and explore.