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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 Argos, Greece Morfeas Hotel
Morfeas Hotel
2, Danaou str., 21200 Argos, Greece

Morfeas Hotel is in a central location in Argos, 14 km away from Mycenae and 12 km away from Nafplio. The property is close to supermarkets, shops and restaurants. The International Airport of Kalamata is 128 km away.

Hotel in Heraklion, Greece Park Hotel
Park Hotel
19, Evrou Str., 71303 Heraklion, Greece

Park Hotel is located in Heraklion, close to Ammoudara Beach and only a 10-minute drive from the city centre. Heraklion Port is 4.8 km away and Heraklion International Airport is 7.7 km away.

Hostel in Thessaloniki, Greece Arabas Studios
Arabas Studios
28, Sahtouri Str., 54632 Thessaloniki, Greece

Being located in the historic part of Thessaloniki, so called Old or Upper Town (Ano Poli), Arabas hostel is an ideal place for backpackers, groups or individual travelers looking for budget and quality accommodation in a great location. The center of the bustling city of Thessaloniki can be reached within 15 minutes on foot. The train station is at 1.5 km, while the Thessaloniki Airport Makedonia is at 20 km. Many shops, traditional taverns, bars and the historic monuments located in the center of the town can be reached within short walking distance.


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