1.) Have you ever traveled abroad / overseas?
Yes, I've visited several countries, and look forward to traveling to more countries. Actually, I'm in the middle of planning my next trip.
2.) How often do you travel abroad, and who do you usually travel with?
Sadly, I often travel alone, but I'm quite used to it.
3.) Where's the best place to travel abroad on a budget from your country?
Traveling to America from Canada is the best place to travel to on a budget.
4.) What do you look forward to the most when traveling?
I love trying the local cuisine along with sightseeing; city skylines are also really fascinating to me, as no two skylines are alike.
5.) What is the most touristy place in your country.
For me, living in South Korea, the most touristy area would be in Seoul around Insadong. There are lots of shops aimed at tourists.
6.) How much vacation-time does your company/workplace provide you with?
I am entitled to three weeks a year vacation-time. However, most employees don't get to use it since staying on top of our work is most important.
7.) How do you usually book your flight? How do you usually book your hotel? Do you rent a car on your travels?
If I travel with my parents we usually go through a travel agent for booking our vacation. However, If I am booking a trip for myself I usually book my vacation through the internet. I don't tend to rent a car while traveling abroad.
1.) On your last trip did you have both carry-on baggage and check-in baggage?
My last trip was only for three days. So, I didn't need to check-in any of my luggage.
2.) Where do most people in your country visit when traveling on their honeymoon?
People on a tight budget tend to visit Niagara Falls. However, if money is no object, Hawaii is a hotspot for newlyweds.
3.) Have you thoroughly traveled throughout your own country?
I've explored Canada quite extensively over the years. I've even spent several weeks traveling throughout Canada while on a road trip with friends.
4.) What tourist destination in your country do you feel is overrated? Why? How about underrated?
I think Niagara Falls is overrated. There is not much to really do or see. People drive for hours and are quite disappointed because there isn't much to do after seeing the falls. A place that is underrated in Canada is the city Montreal. It's got beautiful European architecture and many cool shops and restaurants.
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1.) Tell me about your last trip. Where did you go, who did you go with and what was the highlight of your trip?
My last trip was to Kyoto in Japan with my girlfriend. We both agreed that the best part of our trip was walking through the bamboo forest on the outskirts of the city.
2.) When traveling do you tend to plan an itinerary? Or do you like to do things spontaneously and on the spur of the moment?
When I was younger I preferred to travel more spur of the moment. However, recently I tend to travel with an itinerary to avoid the stress and ensure I don't get lost.
3.) What country or country's people left a lasting impression on you?
I would definitely say Japan left a lasting impression on me. The kindness of the people along with the cleanliness of the streets and shops was truly amazing. Japanese culture is truly one of a kind.
4.) How early do you usually arrive at the airport before departure? Also, how do you cope with jet lag?
I like to arrive 30 minutes before check-in, which is about an hour and a half before boarding and departure. I don't suffer much from jetlag, since I don't usually go on flights over four or five hours.
Match the words from column 1 with the best-suited answer in column 2.
|Column 1||Column 2|
|1.) look forward to||a.) very interesting|
|2.) budget||b.) a vacation for newlyweds|
|3.) fascinating||c.) inexpensive|
|4.) entitled to||d.) excited about|
|5.) thoroughly||e.) plan or schedule|
|6.) honeymoon||f.) to do on impulse. Without planning.|
|7.) itinerary||g.) to effect someone for a long period of time.|
|8.) spontaneous||h.) to give a lot of detail and attention|
|9.) lasting impression||i.) the outer part of a city or town.|
|10.) outskirts||j.) to give someone the right to do something.|
1.) Are you looking forward to your next trip?
2.) Are you used to eating spicy food?
3.) How much are you budgeting for your next trip?
4.) What did you find to be fascinating about the people from (name of country last visited)?
5.) Do you like to avoid touristy areas while traveling?
6.) Do you use all the vacation time you are entitled to?
7.) What would be your dream honeymoon?
8.) What food is overrated in your cultures cuisine?
9.) Do you get nervous during departure time?
10.) What do you do to relax during take off and touch down?
1.) "take off": When a plane or rocket is set to begin its flight and leave the runway. Also means to leave.
"The plane is expected to take off shortly." "It's getting late. Let's take off."
2.) "touch down": When a plane or rocket lands on the runway.
"Please buckle your seat belts the plane is expecting to touch down shortly."