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Hannah Mackie – Round-the-World Traveler

  1. When do you leave?
    September 2006

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

  3. How much have you saved?
    £5000

  4. How old are you?
    22

  5. Nationality
    England

  6. Where do you live now?
    With parents, England

  7. Occupation
    Customer service

  8. Is this job one that you actually like, or are you only doing it to pay for the trip?
    I’ll come back if they’ll have me

  9. Have you traveled around the world before?
    No

  10. What is the route you plan to take/places you plan to visit?
    Europe for 1 month-Thailand for two months-Austrailia-NewZealand-Fiji-Canada

  11. Why did you decide to take this trip? What got you into this type of travel, and/or influenced you to go?
    When i was in my teens.Knowing how other people live meeting new people getting to see other places first hand all seemed very exciting.Just needed to find someone to explore with.I feel this time is right for me as i still live with my parents so i dont have any great responsibility like morgage, car ect..When i get back i plan to then move out.

  12. What is your biggest fear about this trip?

  13. Are your family, friends, co-workers, etc., supportive of you? What is their opinion of your going around the world?
    Friends and Family are all happy for me.Most say they wish they where or they had done it thereselfs.

  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)?
    Im going to try and pack as little as possible….Most Indespensable items passport,tickets and money.

  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’m not sure how it will change me.Maybe look at things in a different light.Appreciate what i have here at home…Will have to see.

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

  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?
    I dont think people will get to experience the culture, or the life out there.One or two week vactions are holiday breaks.Relaxing on the beach ect…RTW trips are adventure!

  19. Why do you like to travel?
    I like getting to see things i have never seen before, people,scenery,culture the adventure of it all.

  20. What is your advice for people planning their own RTW trip?
    Dont worry about it just do it!!


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