If you love adventurous, in-depth, and transformative travel, you don’t have to stop when you have kids.

Family travel strengthens bonds and is a great way to share an experience with your loved ones. It is also a wonderful tool for the personal growth of the little ones.

Family travel will not only become beautiful memories forever but has the potential to contribute to the socio-environmental health of our planet and all its inhabitants.

What are the benefits of traveling as a family?

Stronger family bonds

In today’s busy world with so many responsibilities, it is increasingly difficult to spend “quality family time”.

Sharing new and exciting experiences can strengthen family bonds by creating shared memories and meaningful moments.

Spending time together in a different environment than usual can allow the family to relax, disconnect from daily stress, and focus on enjoying the present moment.

A family trip provides an opportunity to improve verbal communication among family members. After all, there is plenty of time to talk at length, so it is an excellent opportunity to learn more about the lives of your family members and what is happening to them.

Often, travel also improves nonverbal communication – physical gestures and displays of affection – which strengthens family relationships.

There are many decisions to be made before and during the trip, which encourages teamwork and cooperation among family members. Children learn problem-solving and decision-making skills.

Undoubtedly, travel strengthens the bond between family members.

Learning that broadens children’s perspectives

Traveling allows everyone to get out of their familiar environment and experience different cultures, landscapes, and ways of life. This broadens the world view and promotes cross-cultural understanding. Children are naturally curious, and travel gives them the opportunity to learn about new things in a hands-on and exciting way. They can discover history, geography, science, art, ecology and more as they explore new places.

Travel broadens the mind by allowing the family to experience new foods, languages, landscapes, and activities. This can foster curiosity and openness to the unknown. Children are naturally curious, and travel gives them the opportunity to learn about new things in a hands-on, exciting way. They can discover history, geography, science, art, and more as they explore new places.

Developing social and communication skills

By interacting with people from different cultures and backgrounds, children and adults can develop social skills that promote empathy, tolerance and respect for others. Communicating with new people helps children develop communication skills. They learn to ask questions, listen, cooperate and solve problems collaboratively.

Encourage adaptability

Traveling to new places involves adapting to different environments and changing situations. This helps children develop adaptability and resilience skills as they learn to deal with the unknown and face challenges in a positive way.

It promotes a connection with nature.

Travel significantly increases our contact with nature. By spending time outdoors, children can develop a greater appreciation and respect for nature. They learn about local ecosystems, the importance of conservation and environmental stewardship, which can be the basis for pro-environmental attitudes and behaviours in the future.

In short, family travel is a valuable opportunity to grow together, create lasting memories and strengthen family bonds. It is also the best way to learn how to live in a pluralistic world and with respect for nature.

To our Belgian travelers, we highly recommend the agency De Prins van Hola Pola https://www.prinsvanholapola.be/  with whom we have been collaborating since 2005.

This agency offers active holidays in special and authentic places, always accompanied by local guides.

Families participate in daily activities aimed at getting to know the local people and their habits, life as it is every day.

For more information about the trips we organize with them, we leave you these links: