A place in the sun

The over-50s are increasingly proving to be the new globetrotters of the 20th century. In addition to annual summer holidays and cultural city breaks, research shows that as many as 775,000 over-50s have taken an extended holiday abroad of six months or more, with many preferring adventure travel rather than relaxing in the sun.With the over-50s rapidly overtaking the student gap year generation in their passion for travel, it seems there has never been a better time than retirement to go ab