Tell us: have you taken a ‘grey gap year’ in later life?

<span>Photograph: Louise Morgan/Getty Images</span>
Photograph: Louise Morgan/Getty Images

Increasing numbers of people aged 60 and over are deciding to take extended breaks. While some are relentlessly ticking off bucket list items, others are simply using the time to relax and get away from the stresses of everyday life. It has even become known as the ‘grey gap year’ or the ‘grownup gap year’.

We want to hear from people aged 60 or older who have decided to take the time out. Tell us how long your break will be, which destinations you will be visiting or otherwise how you will be filling the time. How are you planning to fund it?

Tell us why you have chosen now as the time to take a ‘grey gap year’. Did you do it earlier in life in the form of a sabbatical or has the pandemic influenced your decision? What are the positives and negatives of travelling during later life?

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