Synopses & Reviews
Stop daydreaming at your desk, ditch the nine to five, say ciao to the rat race - take life by the scruff of the neck and give it a shake! Whether you want to pen a novel, gawp at migrating wildebeest, row the Atlantic or relax on a Goan beach, The Career Break Book is the guide for you.
Questions you"ll ask - answered
' What should I do with my house, mortgage, finances, pension, pets, car etc?
' How can I ask my employer for time off?
' What happens if I take my children out of school?
' How will future employers view my career break?
' What if I decide not to come back?
Exciting ideas - and how to realize them
Watch polar bears from a tundra buggy
' Learn Thai massage at a monastery
' Take a felucca up the Nile
' Build a house or rent an island
' Join the UN Volunteer Programme
' Monitor animal populations for the US National Park Service
' Write a best-seller
' Sail around the Caribbean
' Visit an ashram in Kerala
' Take the Trans-Mongolian Express from Moscow to Beijing
All this and much more!
' Advice from career-breakers and industry experts
' World map showing round-the-world trips
' Essential trip-planning advice
'Lonely Planet, the intrepid traveler's bible...' --Los Angeles Times, April 2005
This title consolidates the success of Lonely Planet's "Gap Year Book", but is aimed at a broader market. Taps into a massive rising trend.