Mark Twain's Argument In Favor Of Educational Travel

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Mark Twain once said “ Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So, throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover. This is in essence what traveling should be, but unfortunately isn’t in today’s society. Thankfully, the educational travel movement has birthed in many the desire to do just what Mark Twain was talking about. To learn, life and see all that life has to offer. The following points are just a few more reasons you should consider educational travel for your next adventure, instead of a typical vacation. Affordable: I have often found that educational travel is more affordable than traditional travel options. After all, tourist locales up their prices for food, clothing and even a hotel stay than other locations that are simply happy to have visitors. In addition, guided…show more content…
It’s all they know. I on the other hand remember a time when a family would drive across country and enjoy the process of getting to a location as much as the destination itself. Well, you can’t turn back time, but you can switch the focus your kids’ view of the world before it’s too late, by taking them on educational adventures instead of going to traditional destinations. With this type of travel, your kids will actually have something worth sharing to tell their classmates when they return to school after summer break. They can talk about how they experienced the wild Sahara in Africa, or how they saw wild Kangaroos jumping alongside the road in Australia or how they visited the many monuments in Washington D.C. that stand as a testament to the blood sweat and tears spilt by the countless heros who gave their all for our country over the years. Now, tell me that isn’t better than saying. Well, this year we went to Disney

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