- When did you go on your RTW trip?
- How old were you when you took this trip?
- Where do you live now?
- Before your trip: student
- Now: student
- How did your travels affect your career when you got back?
- What is the route you took/places you visited?
- Why did you decide to take this trip? What got you into this type of travel, and/or influenced you to go?
- Out of all your experiences traveling around the world, what was the:
August 2004-December 2004
It made employers take a greater intrest in my resume as well as my current employer.
Started in Vancouver, Canada then went to kobe, Japan; Shanghai, China, Hong Kong; Ho Chi Mihn, Vietnam; Bangkok, Thailand; Chenni, India; Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania; Cape Town, South Africia, Salvador, Brazil; La Jolla, Venezuela.
I decided about a year before I went. I found a program called Semester at Sea where I was able to go around the world and get college credit.
- Best Moment
- Worst Moment
- Biggest Hurdle, Obstacle or Difficulty?
- Biggest surprise?
Visiting the RIDE program in India.
Getting mugged in India
understanding the bus system in Brazil
how amazing, open, and nice people are.
There was a women in India at a villiage that I visited thought the RIDE program. They are changing the way women are treated and the lives a their villiage. This women is hard to describe, but her image is burned in my mind.
To the Nth Degree
This thing you put your money in and hide it under your pants. All pickpockets know about it. It’s useless. If you want to hide your money seperate it and hide it on various parts of your body.
It’s been a year and I’m still changing. I look at the world differently. I’ve noticed that people who have no travel experience or have never been to a 3rd world country have a very little understanding of the world around them. It gives you a great appreciation of what you have and makes you stop wanting what you don’t.
AMAZING and Life changing!
It gives you a better chance to compare cultures.
Why people precieve Americans as they do. Talking to people from around the world, some of whom would be considered disadvantaged gave me more hope then anything else.
That it’s hard.
Be flexable. Have an idea of what you want to do in a country, but ALWAYS be open to change.