When you travel, it changes you. Travel forces you to adapt to situations, to make decisions on the fly, to ask strangers for help, and pushes you out of your comfort zone.
These are the moments that aid in shaping a young person’s character and future. There are no other experiences on earth compared to navigating a new city with confidence, fearlessly trying new (and sometimes strange) foods or staring up at a weathered abbey that was erected in the 16th century. And those are simply three of the innumerable things you’ll see and do on an educational tour.
And I think it goes without saying that traveling with a group of your peers is a really fun and unique way to experience the world. Period.
Here are 25 more reasons why travel is beneficial for students: