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Tanya Perepeluk – Round-the-World Traveler

  1. When do you leave?
    January 2006

  2. How long do you plan to be away?
    1-6 Months

  3. How much have you saved?
    1000

  4. How old are you?
    26

  5. Nationality
    Canada

  6. Where do you live now?
    Regina SK, Canada

  7. Occupation
    Human Resources

  8. Is this job one that you actually like, or are you only doing it to pay for the trip?
    It’s my career

  9. Have you traveled around the world before?
    No

  10. What is the route you plan to take/places you plan to visit?
    We are planning to fly to Sydney Australia, being there in time for new years, travel around parts of Australia for approx 5 weeks, fly to Egypt for 1-2 weeks, and then finish with 5 weeks in spain and portugal

  11. Why did you decide to take this trip? What got you into this type of travel, and/or influenced you to go?
    My boyfriend gets a sabbatical after 7 years of working for his company, so this was the perfect opportunity to do something like this

  12. What is your biggest fear about this trip?
    saving enough money

  13. Are your family, friends, co-workers, etc., supportive of you? What is their opinion of your going around the world?
    Family is very supportive, most of our family enjoys travelling too. The only people who havent been supportive are people who have never been anywhere

  14. How much planning and preparing have you done?
    Just Enough

  15. What are you packing? What do you consider your most indispensable item(s)?
    camera is most indespensable, hoping to pack light, I dont want to carry much weight

  16. How do you think your round-the-world trip will change your life? How do you think it will affect and change you as a person?
    it will motivate us to move away from where we are living now.

  17. If you had to sum up your thoughts/feelings about your round-the-world trip in one sentence, what would it be?
    super excited

  18. Why do you think people should go on round-the-world trips? Why not just take a regular old one- or two-week vacation instead?

  19. What is the biggest myth that people have about round-the-world traveling?
    that its too expensive, if you plan ahead you can save enough money. and alot of people are scared of diseases, as long as you do your research you should be fine

  20. Why do you like to travel?
    seeing different cultures than my own

  21. What is your advice for people planning their own RTW trip?
    dont overplan… usually the best times are the ones you dont plan


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