BootsnAll indie travel guide

Sarah Fish – Round-the-World Traveler

  1. When do you leave?
    May 2006

  2. How long do you plan to be away?
    6-12 Months

  3. How much have you saved?
    none yet

  4. How old are you?
    29

  5. Nationality
    USA

  6. Where do you live now?
    new york, USA

  7. Occupation
    marine biologist

  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?
    I would like to see the following:
    Italy
    France
    Germany (June World Cup Soccer)
    Amsterdam
    Japan
    China
    AUstralia
    New Zealand

  11. Why did you decide to take this trip? What got you into this type of travel, and/or influenced you to go?
    I would like to take a break from working. I went to college, grad school and then work.

  12. What is your biggest fear about this trip?
    I don’t have a travel buddy to have adventures with. I will get hurt.

  13. Are your family, friends, co-workers, etc., supportive of you? What is their opinion of your going around the world?
    Everyone is supportive

  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, sweater, fleece, jeans, good walking shoes, windbreaker, IPOD

  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?
    I think it will satisfy my need for always wanting to see other cultures. I feel like I can’t settle until I experience travelling around the world. I think this would be the one thing I would regret not doing.

  17. If you had to sum up your thoughts/feelings about your round-the-world trip in one sentence, what would it be?
    I feel like I am sitting on top of the biggest roller coaster waiting for it to go.


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