Why traveling is beneficial for children
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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

Appartment in Agios Nikolaos, Greece Ostria Apartments
Ostria Apartments
Ammoudara, 72100 Agios Nikolaos, Greece

Ostria Apartments are located 10 minutes walk from the nearest beach and 1.5 km from the village of Ammoudara. Agios Nikolaos town and the port are at 5.7 km. Nikos Kazantzakis International Airport in Heraklion is at 65 km.

Hotel in Delphi, Greece Hotel Olympic
8.7 10
Hotel Olympic
59, Vasileos Pavlou & Freiderikis str., 33054 Delphi, Greece

Hotel Olympic is located in the picturesque village of Delphi, a 15-minute walk from the archaeological site. Arachova village is a 15-minute drive away and the ski center of Parnassos is at 20 km. Delphi village can be reached within a 2,5 hour drive from Athens.

Hotel in Monemvasia, Greece Liotrivi Historical Mansion & Boutique Hotel
Liotrivi Historical Mansion & Boutique Hotel
Velies, 23070 Monemvasia, Greece

Set among olive groves and enjoying a quiet location in Velies Village, Liotrivi Historical Mansion & Boutique Hotel is hosted in a 200-year-old property and features a wine cellar with a wine tasting area. The medieval castle town of Monemvasia is at 14 km. Famous Sparta and Byzantine monasteries of Mystras are at 97 km. Kalamata International Airport is at 163 km.


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