10 Reasons To Take A Career Break Right Now Micki Kosman August 9, 2012 Travel Philosophy, Travel Tips 35 Are you sitting at a desk, staring at a computer monitor and dreaming of traveling? Thinking about seeing your screen savers in real life? You aren't alone. Mini retirements and gap years for adults are becoming more and more popular. Here are ten reasons to take a career break and travel. Right Now.