Just take a look at the occupants of any bus stop or train station platform. Heads down, phones out. When the conversations stop in our pubs and restaurants, the first question asked by many of us isn't "Whose round is it?", it's "What's the Wi-Fi password?"
Ninety-nine per cent of young Britons (aged 16-35) are internet users, according to ONS statistics, and we spend a staggering 10 hours a day consuming media, much of it delivered to our mobiles or tablets. In short, we're a nation in need of a digital detox.
But one can't rely on willpower alone. We need to avoid temptation and truly escape the clutches of the internet. So where's best to go?