Each week on TravelBlogs.com, we'll be posting a new interview with one of the featured bloggers. This week, it just happened to be an interview with Travellerspoint members Jacquie and Lloyd, whose blog Travelling Right, Travelling Light is one of the 13 blogs handpicked to get TravelBlogs rolling. The couple are in their mid-30s and have taken 6 months out of their busy lives to travel the world.
Here's a little excerpt from the interview:
What inspired this trip?
Lloyd was at the gym one day, surrounded by a bunch of forty-somethings - literally - plodding away on the treadmills of life. He came home that night and suggested we take some time out. I think he expected me to kick him back into the real world, but I thought about it for about three seconds, and said "why on earth wouldn't we do that?" It felt brave and decadent to be taking six months out, but - apart from the guy who said "don't you know you're supposed to get married, have kids, work and then die?", work colleagues and family were surprisingly supportive. We have been painfully aware that we've been more married to our jobs than to each other, and we wanted to reset the balance! Additionally, it seemed that we should take the trip of a lifetime when we were young enough to embrace the physical challenges, rather than wait until retirement!
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