Robbie Hodges, The Telegraph:

For today’s coming-of-age generation, squishing themselves through the same hoops as their parents is much like deep-fisting a sleeping bag into its fire-retardant carry pouch – a misery-inducing act whose outcome is always disproportionate to energy expended.

So it should come as no surprise that the adventure travel market has boomed since the world went bust in 2008 –and it has mainly young people to thank. As the world went up in flames, more and more of Britain’s youth swaddled themselves in synthetic polymers, turning their backs on responsibility and waving hello to the great, wide unknown.

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