Usually, you have a choice. It's your choice.
We rely so much on GPS lately that we don’t “need” to know where we are–or even how to get there. We just type it in and next thing you know, you’re there. How did we get there? Who knows. Who cares! We’re there, aren’t we? But did the kids learn anything … did you?
If I had my druthers, I’d never fly. I’d take trains, buses, cars, flatbed trucks, anything that took a while to get there and reminded you that you were going somewhere.
Read more at How to teach your kids geography.