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Rosita Pigliapoco – 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?

  4. How old are you?
    34

  5. Nationality
    Italy

  6. Where do you live now?
    , Italy

  7. Occupation

  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?
    Europe-Australia-America

  11. Why did you decide to take this trip? What got you into this type of travel, and/or influenced you to go?
    A friend of mine….many years ago…never actually decided to leave, and still cannot settle down…I guess it is time to do it, or I’ll never be able to calm down and make decisive plans here and in my life…

  12. What is your biggest fear about this trip?
    to lose all (although it is not much) I’ve done so far and not to find it when I’m back….talking about work, mainly….

  13. Are your family, friends, co-workers, etc., supportive of you? What is their opinion of your going around the world?
    My family dose not think I’m serious, my friends agree, some of them…my boyfriend…I don’t know anymore…

  14. How much planning and preparing have you done?
    Planning is for tourists

  15. What are you packing? What do you consider your most indispensable item(s)?

  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 just make me feel more self-confident and free to settle down without any more regrets left, or plans undone….I hope

  17. If you had to sum up your thoughts/feelings about your round-the-world trip in one sentence, what would it be?
    “the” chance of my life

  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?
    depends on them…many people are just happy the way they are, and only take holidays to relax…to me, travelling is leaving a life I am not interested in….

  19. What is the biggest myth that people have about round-the-world traveling?
    that you nee A LOT OF money

  20. Why do you like to travel?
    see answer above

  21. What is your advice for people planning their own RTW trip?


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