Super-rich sabbatical: the boom in luxury long breaks for the 1%

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From snow leopard treks to shark swims, tailored trips of up to a year are increasingly popular among the wealthy

The super-rich are going on sabbatical. It turns out having bucket-loads of money can be stressful, leading some of the world’s people to take a break for a month or so, or even years, to escape the pressure of managing their businesses or personal fortunes.

Tom Barber, the founder of the London-based travel agency Original Travel, said so many super-rich customers had asked his firm to arrange bespoke trips ranging in duration from one to 12 months that his firm is launching a special division dedicated to sabbaticals for the 1%.

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