Poll: How often do you go on holiday for a week and longer?
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ProZ.com Staff
Local time: 18:01
Jan 1, 2010

This forum topic is for the discussion of the poll question "How often do you go on holiday for a week and longer?".

This poll was originally submitted by Lenah Susianty

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Oleksandr Kupriyanchuk  Identity Verified
Local time: 04:01
Russian to English
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Once or twice, but... Jan 1, 2010

...I always continue to work while on a holiday, both communicating with my co-workers and doing my parts of projects.

Clients see no difference. The only thing that changes is my IP (but not delivery IP).


Interlangue (X)
Local time: 03:01
English to French
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As often as time and money permit Jan 1, 2010

2005: 4 times, total of 50 days
2006: 3 times 30 days in total
2007: 4 times, total of 46 days
2008: 4 times, total of 22 days
2009: 4 times, total of 42 days

When I am away, I do things I do not normally do - anything but sit in front of the computer and translate! As I occasionally keep in touch with a few friends/relatives to let them know all is well, I check my mail when Internet is publicly available.

[Modifié le 2010-01-01 10:33 GMT]


Teresa Borges
Local time: 02:01
Member (2007)
English to Portuguese
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It depends... Jan 1, 2010

For family reasons, I have been travelling a lot for the last few years between Belgium and Portugal, but like Alexander, my clients see no difference and I keep on working... Happy New Year for you all!



neilmac  Identity Verified
Local time: 03:01
Spanish to English
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Depends Jan 1, 2010

I usually go back to the UK at Xmas to see the family and can usually manage a week or two, or several, throughout the year. This year, however, things have been slow and I changed house in June so didn't really have much chance, or need, to get away.
Like some other colleagues, I prefer to keep working while on holiday if internet access is available, but at a more relaxed pace than normal.

PS> A Happy and Prosperous New Year to everybody on proz!


mediamatrix (X)
Local time: 23:01
Spanish to English
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Never Jan 1, 2010

Actually, that's not quite true: I do very vaguely remember going on a proper holiday, just once, for 10 days - I guess it was in 1979.


Gianluca Marras  Identity Verified
Local time: 03:01
Member (2008)
English to Italian
3, but Jan 2, 2010

but two of them I got my computer with me and I work....


Penelope Ausejo  Identity Verified
Local time: 03:01
English to Spanish
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Twice with no computer Jan 3, 2010

Twices a year without computer.

One week vacation in winter with my husband and friends. And 9 days for San Fermin "the running of the bulls"icon_smile.gif


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