Category

Thanksgiving

Celebrate the Holidays in Houston, TX with the Family

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas all over the Gulf Coast of Texas with big city lights and fabulous shopping opportunities. Finding the spirit of the season with kids means lots of fun excitement with visiting Santa, watching eye-popping light displays, and visions of dancing sugar plums.
macys-thanksgiving-day-parade--photo-by-flickr-user-anthony-quintano

The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade: A Spectating Guide

The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City is one of our nation’s biggest and most beloved Thanksgiving traditions. The event has been the kicking off the holiday season for 92 years. Still growing strong and gaining ground with each season, spectating in person may seem like a daunting thought. I’m here to tell...

A Thanksgiving Visit to Plimoth Plantation with Kids

Decades ago my great aunt traced my family’s lineage back to the Billington family who sailed across the Atlantic on the Mayflower in 1620. As a child I treasured my great aunt’s visits because she’d tell my sister and I the stories of these American ancestors. As I completed family heritage projects for school, I...
gift guide for family travel

Thankful and Thoughtful

One of the things I'm most thankful for this year are the many like-minded families I've met through Trekaroo. Not only do we share a common case of wanderlust, I've found so many inspiring families right here. Travel helps us become more understanding of people who are different and we develop a greater capacity for...

Thankful for Main Street

We're truly thankful for what's important in life. And I think we can all agree that the people in our lives are most important. Family, friends, and experiences with one another. So this Thanksgiving, Christmas and holiday season, think about gifting experiences and buying locally. What does that mean? Studies on consumption show us that...

Who Should We Donate $500 to? Big City Mountaineers!

Congratulations Big City Mountaineers! May these funds help to support your continued efforts in building the next generation of urban youth. We continue to give a big thank you to Compassion International, IJM, Kiva, and Operation Smile for all that they do in making the world a better place for children around the world.

Thankful for 67 cents, humor, guardian angels and more…

Happy Thanksgiving and to all of you!  We hope that you’re having a gobbly fine day. Brennan and I have so much to be thankful for this year! Wonderful Co-founders.  The journey of starting a company is full of highs and lows.  It brings out the best and worst in all of us.  I am...

Categories