I am trying to decide of a tortoise is the right pet for me?

I want a Russian tortoise. I am 14 & i am willing to take care of it myself. My parents are still deciding, but my mom definately wants a tortoise as well. I have a few questions: -Do i need to take it to a vet regularly? -When do i take it outside/inside [ like seasonal? ] ? -Can i leave it outside [ in a... show more I want a Russian tortoise. I am 14 & i am willing to take care of it myself. My parents are still deciding, but my mom definately wants a tortoise as well.

I have a few questions:
-Do i need to take it to a vet regularly?
-When do i take it outside/inside [ like seasonal? ] ?
-Can i leave it outside [ in a pen type thing that will be safe for it ] all summer of just for a few hours a day or something?
-Is it overall difficult/easy to take care of a tortoise?
Update: o ya one more:

-Can i travel with the tortoise? [ cuz like we go camping for a week in the summer. . . ]
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