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Joseph Fiocchi – Round-the-World Traveler

  1. When do you leave?
    April 2007

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

  3. How much have you saved?
    a lot

  4. How old are you?
    67

  5. Nationality
    USA

  6. Where do you live now?
    unionville. pa, USA

  7. Occupation
    retired

  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?
    start in Canada move from east to west
    we plan to visit many places

  11. Why did you decide to take this trip? What got you into this type of travel, and/or influenced you to go?
    i am 67 years old and now is the time

  12. What is your biggest fear about this trip?
    none

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

  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)?
    we pack light and buy what we need.

  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?
    We will get to see cultures and places that we have not seen before

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

  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?
    no comment

  19. What is the biggest myth that people have about round-the-world traveling?
    fear of the unknown

  20. Why do you like to travel?
    it is in my blood

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


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