Jo Fitzsimons

Freelance Travel & Lifestyle Writer

Swapping your Blackberry for a Backpack: What to Expect

Rewind a generation, and the backpackers breaking the first ground of the banana pancake trail in the 1960s were largely students exploring beyond their childhood horizons before committing to a career that promised to last a lifetime.

Times have changed, and while the classic post-study gap year is still going strong, the indie travel population is increasingly made up of a mix of people taking time out at a various stages of life, including mid-career.

To read the full article, see: BootsnAll.

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