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Why traveling is beneficial for children

Greece ● 26 June 2017
 

Traveling with the kids may be tiring and intimidating because you don't ever know how they would act during the trip and in the new environment. Furthermore, the parents have to deal with the extra weight, especially if they have a baby. However, travelling with your kids is worth every discomfort since travel is very beneficial for your kid's mental and physical health. Read in this article how traveling can affect positively your child and be prepared for your next trip in Greece.

First of all, traveling introduces kids to new things. Your son or daughter may not remember these new things after a while, but the process of exploring new experiences, new destinations and new areas is something howsoever beneficial for the way that our child sees the world.

If you children are no longer babies, travelling, especially abroad, can teach them history, geography, culture and architecture. Of course, children find museum and historical sites boring, but they will become more excited when they get involved. Learning is a part of traveling and not a task, and kids will eventually feel the enthusiasm of learning new things, which is an essential characteristic of the people, who move forward and achieve goals.


Furthermore, travelling teaches kids to be adaptable and patient. Your first trip may be a disaster since it is difficult for the children to leave their familiar environment and they are curious and impatient the whole time, but after a while, they will relax and understand that things and plans rarely go smoothly. Flexibility is an advantage that people, who travel, gain, and your children will gain it too.

Socialising is another advantage of traveling. On the road, kids meet and interact with new people from all age groups, having thus the chance to understand people better, be interested for other attitudes and cultures and play with children of other civilisation and age.

Travelling is also an ideal chance for children to be in contact with nature, breathe fresh air and have a break from the digital world. Rare flowers, animals and trees can enthuse your kid, who no longer wants to spend the whole day surfing in the internet and playing digital games.

Last but not least, travelling is the best bonding experience you will have as a family. Kids have more time with their parents, and parents are relaxed, refreshed and willing to show their children new things. The unforgettable moments of your vacations are the best experiences in the album of your life.

Where to Stay

Hotel in Piraeus, Greece Hotel Faros II
Hotel Faros II
117, Kolokotroni Str., 18536 Piraeus, Greece

Centrally located in Piraeus, Hotel Faros II offers accommodation just 10 minutes walk from the port and from a metro station. The center of Athens can be reached within 15 minutes from the nearest railway/metro station (Piraeus). Athens International Airport "Eleftherios Venizelos" is at 40 km and a bus stop for the X96 bus connecting Piraeus and the airport is a 5-minute walk away.

Hostel in Athens, Greece Student and Travellers Inn
8.9 10
Student and Travellers Inn
16, Kidathinaion str., 10558 Athens, Greece

Student and Travellers Inn – the first hostel in Greece since 1977 is located in the heart of Plaka, right below the Acropolis. Traditional cobbled streets full of taverns, shops, cafes are right at our hostel's doorstep. The main square of Athens, Syntagma, is at 600 m, while the lively Monastiraki square is at 800 m. The nearest metro station and the bus stop for the X95 Airport Bus can be reached within a 7-minute walk.

Hotel in Pelion, Greece Hotel Montagna Verde
Hotel Montagna Verde
Portaria, 37011 Pelion, Greece

Hotel Montagna Verde is located in the heart of traditional Portaria village in beautiful Pelion region. Pelion Ski Center is at 10 km. Volos town and the port are 9 km away, while Nea Anchialos National Airport is at 58 km.


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