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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.

Travelling with kids

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 Delfini
Hotel Delfini
7, Leocharous str., 18531 Piraeus, Greece

Hotel Delfini is located near the port of Piraeus just 3 minutes walk from the old electric railway station (Metro Line 1) and 5 minutes walk from the port, which has direct accessibility to all Aegean islands. The center of Athens can be reached within 15 minutes from the nearest railway/metro station (Piraeus). The Athens International Airport can be reached in 1 hour and 50 minutes with the bus X95 or in 1 hour and 30 minutes with the electric train and metro.

Studio & Appartment in Evia, Greece Philoxenia Hotel
Philoxenia Hotel
3, Krinon Str., Lefkandi Chalkidas, 34002 Evia, Greece

Philoxenia Hotel is built in the small seaside village of Lefkandi, Evia, just a 2-minute walk from its long beach. The town of Chalkida is 10 km away.

Studio & Appartment in Aegina, Greece Eri Studios
Eri Studios
Agia Marina, 18010 Aegina, Greece

Eri Studios is located in Agia Marina, Aegina, just a 10-minute walk from the popular beach of the resort. The main town and port of the island is approximately a 20-minute drive away.


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