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Robert Nugent – Round-the-World Traveler

  1. When do you leave?
    September 2006

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

  3. How much have you saved?
    £9000

  4. How old are you?
    23

  5. Nationality
    Ireland

  6. Where do you live now?
    dublin, Ireland

  7. Occupation
    cartonmaker

  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?
    thailand, australia,new zealand, vietnam, cambodi, fiji,usa

  11. Why did you decide to take this trip? What got you into this type of travel, and/or influenced you to go?
    life ambition, friends have done it and its a must for me to see the world

  12. What is your biggest fear about this trip?
    getting work,money

  13. Are your family, friends, co-workers, etc., supportive of you? What is their opinion of your going around the world?
    yes very supportive, had advice from friends who have mande this trip,

  14. How much planning and preparing have you done?
    To the Nth Degree

  15. What are you packing? What do you consider your most indispensable item(s)?
    money, travel visas, certificates from my current carrer,

  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 im at a crossroads of my life and feel this is a great oppertunity to see other cultures meet new people and grow as a person

  17. If you had to sum up your thoughts/feelings about your round-the-world trip in one sentence, what would it be?
    excited,prepared, ready for change and looking forward to meet new people

  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?
    its an experience of independance seeing the parts of countries you wouldnt see on a regular package holiday

  19. What is the biggest myth that people have about round-the-world traveling?
    its not always a holiday you have to work , pay bills ,and be responsible its not all sun sea sand

  20. Why do you like to travel?
    see the world, meet new faces, see other cultures , learn about people and their lives.

  21. What is your advice for people planning their own RTW trip?
    prepare,prepare and prepare more


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