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NG – Round-the-World Traveler

  1. When do you leave?
    January 2008

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

  3. How much have you saved?
    a bit

  4. How old are you?
    37

  5. Nationality
    Canada

  6. Where do you live now?
    British Columbia, Canada

  7. Occupation
    Building Management

  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?
    not sure yet

  11. Why did you decide to take this trip? What got you into this type of travel, and/or influenced you to go?
    to truly live life before it’s too late

  12. What is your biggest fear about this trip?
    the unknown

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

  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)?
    not yet

  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?
    hopefully I’ll become a more well rounded individual

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

  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?
    A RTW trip allows a person to absorb new cultures, which consequently (if they’re open-minded) would hopefully transform them into a more evolved human being, with an understanding and tolerance of the differences that exist in this world. And perhaps, allowing said individual to develop a more balanced perspective of life, and not be so myopic in their views about the world in general.

  19. What is the biggest myth that people have about round-the-world traveling?
    Don’t know yet..

  20. Why do you like to travel?
    lots of reasons

  21. What is your advice for people planning their own RTW trip?
    No advice..I’m not in a position to advise, however I would wish them well.


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