HEY MARCUS , THANK YOU VERY MUCH FOR WANTING TO BE PART OF OUR NEVER ENDING JOURNEY ON LESS. TALK. TRAVEL. MORE.

 

1. TELL ME A LITTLE BIT ABOUT YOURSELF. HOW OLD ARE YOU? WHERE ARE YOU FROM?  WHAT IS YOUR JOB AND WHY IS TRAVELLING SO IMPORTANT TO YOU?

 

My name is Marcus Troy. I am a dreamer, a cultural participant and a man of ideas. I work in media and I have a consultancy agency. Age is just a number ...

 

2. HOW OFTEN DO YOU TRAVEL PER YEAR?

 

Last year, I traveled 180000 miles. I'm not sure how many trips that included, but it was a lot! 

 

3. WHAT WAS YOUR FUNNIEST EXPERIENCE ON A JOURNEY?

 

This is a hard question. I always try to look at life through a funny lens. Things are just always funny to me.

 

4. HOW DO YOU DECIDE ON YOUR NEXT TRIP AND WHAT IS RELEVANT FOR YOU?

 

I travel mostly for work. I go where the job takes me! I love visiting new places.

 

5. WHAT IS IMPORTANT FOR YOU ON A VACATION (RECREATION; EXPERIENCE; RELAXATION; ADVENTURE; FUN)?

 

Vacation is all about fun and the relaxing. I try to take it in as much as possible.

 

6. WHICH TYPE REPRESENTS YOU BEST?

RELAXATION OR MOTION - Relaxation

COURAGE OR ANXIETY - Courage

ADVENTURE OR BORING STANDARD - Adventure

CHEAP OR EXPENSIVE - Cheap

COLOR OR NO COLOR - Color

 

7. DO YOU LIKE TO GO ON VACATION IN THE SPRING, SUMMER, FALL OR WINTER .... AND WHY?

 

I love to vacation in the winter so I can see summer somewhere else in the world. 

 

8. WHICH MOMENT OF THE DAY DO YOU LIKE THE MOST?

 

The morning! 

 

9. ARE YOU MORE THE DISCOVERER OR DO YOU STICK TO YOUR ROUTINE WHEN DECIDING ON A TRIP?

 

I love to discover it's the only way! 

 

10. WHERE WOULD YOU LIKE TO GO ON VACATION NEXT?

 

I've never been to Hawaii, and I heard it's beautiful. 

 

11. WHAT INSPIRES YOU?

 

These days not much. Usually it's people.

 

12. IF I WOULD ASK YOU WHAT YOU SHOULD NEVER FORGET TO TAKE ON A TRIP, APART FROM PASSPORT, VISA ETC. , WHAT WOULD THAT BE?

 

My Leica! I need to take pictures of everything.

 

13. TELL ME FIVE THINGS THAT YOU ALWAYS HAVE IN YOUR BAG ON A TRIP.

 

1. Camera

2. Charger

3. Book

4. Laptop

5. Clothes

 

14. BOOK, NEWSPAPER, MAGAZINE OR CELL PHONE/IPAD/LAPTOP – WHAT REPRESENTS YOU BEST AND WHY?

 

Cellphone, all the magazines and books are on there! Ha!

 

15. WHICH MOMENT DO YOU REMEMBER MOST WHEN YOU THINK BACK ON YOUR LIFE’S JOURNEY?

 

Being told NO and being pushed in the water with sharks.

 

16. WHAT ARE YOUR FAVORITE CITIES?

 

Tokyo

Berlin 

Paris

London

New York

Montreal 

 

17. IN WHICH CITY OR PART OF THE WORLD DO YOU FEEL MOST AT HOME?

 

Montreal

 

18. WHERE DO YOU LIVE AND WHAT DO YOU LOVE MOST IN YOUR CITY?

 

Montreal, because there I am at peace.

 

19. WHY DID YOU DECIDE TO LIVE THERE?

 

I grew up here and if I want to go anywhere I am a plane away!

 

20. IF YOU WOULD COMPARE YOUR CITY TO MUSIC, WHICH KIND OF MUSIC WOULD DESCRIBE YOUR CITY BEST?

 

I would say jazz, it's mellow with character

 

21. WHICH MUSIC ARE YOU LISTENING TO RIGHT NOW?

 

OVO radio - the Internets

 

22. EXPLAIN YOUR LIFESTYLE IN FIVE WORDS?

 

Cultural 

Progressive

Curated

Distinctive 

Inspiring 

 

23. WHAT WOULD BE A PERFECT DAY FOR YOU?

 

Chilling on a beach with my loved ones.

 

24. HOW IMPORTANT ARE FOOD AND THE TASTE OF SOMETHING NEW TO YOU?

 

I love food. I need to try the best food in the world!

 

25. NAME FIVE OF YOUR FAVORITE RESTAURANTS. THEY CAN BE ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD.

 

Kazu - Montreal

Yasuda- Tokyo

Joe Beef - Montreal

Buca Mario - Florence

Mr Chows - LA

 

26. WHAT IS YOUR PHILOSOPHY OF LIFE?

 

Live life to the fullest but don't YOLO.

 

27. WHAT ARE YOUR FUTURE PLANS?

 

Only God knows but I'll like to write a book.

 

28. IF YOU COULD CHANGE ONE THING IN THE WORLD – WHAT WOULD THAT BE?

 

I would return African from around the world back to kings! 

 

 

THANK YOU VERY MUCH MARCUS FOR YOUR TIME AND THE INTERESTING INTERVIEW.

ALL THE BEST TO YOUR FUTURE PLANS AND MAY THE FORCE BE WITH YOU WHEREEVER YOU WILL BE.

MARCUS TROY

A NEVERENDING JOURNEY