Why would a man who has everything leave?
Denis Hickey, a successful Silicon Valley businessman at the peak of his career, trades his Mercedes for a backpack and travels the world for a year. A year that would change his life forever. He leaves his high-powered job and hectic lifestyle, says goodbye to family and friends, and sets out on a care-free exploration of the world, people, and love.
Breaking Free tells the story of a person driven by family and money who rejects further responsibility to follow his vision. The story pulls the reader into the intimacy and mystery of long term travel through the wilderness of Africa, explosiveness and charm of the Middle East, and the vastness and romance of Siberia. Denis challenges people he meets to answer tough questions, and faces hard ones of his own.