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Mario Hardy – 82 countries … and counting!

By |2018-03-07T20:03:23-05:00August 30th, 2016|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , |

[Download .mp3] A true global citizen who was inspired to country count after an impulsive wager with a friend. Mario has lived on 3 continents in 7 different countries.  He has had a 30 year career in travel and in IT.  Mario on a bet with a childhood friend began his quest to travel the world. [...]

Thor Pedersen – 132 countries and no airplane flights!

By |2018-03-07T20:02:04-05:00August 23rd, 2016|Categories: Podcast|

[Download .mp3] On an improbable quest to visit every country in the world without ever taking a single flight.   Thor is on a multi-year journey to visit every country in the world without ever taking a single airplane flight.  Thor has overcome malaria, corrupt Central African border officials, and incredible logistical challenges.  He is a [...]

Johnny Ward – 190 countries … and only 3 more to go!

By |2018-03-07T20:00:26-05:00August 16th, 2016|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

[Download .mp3] Johnny has been collecting amazing travel experiences as he travels to every country in the world.   Johnny started his travel adventures straight out of university on an incredibly low budget. He shares with us his stories of illegally entering China via the Mekong River on a Chinese cargo boat to backpacking in Africa [...]

Visiting The Birqash Camel Market

By |2016-08-15T01:02:39-05:00August 15th, 2016|Categories: Africa, Unique Experiences|Tags: , , , |

Visiting the Birqash Camel Market. The Birqash Camel Market exudes authenticity. After you take your photos of your finger pointing to the tip of the Pyramids of Giza and haggling for souvenirs in the Khan el-Khalili souk, it is time for a mini-roadtrip. An hour drive, North West of Cairo is the Birqash Camel Market. You [...]

Markus Lundgren – 193 countries … and then some!

By |2018-03-07T19:59:10-05:00August 9th, 2016|Categories: Podcast|

[Download .mp3] Markus is a Swedish diplomat who has traveled to every country in the world and now is focussing on the Travelers’ Century Club which divides the world into 325 places. Markus has been posted to countries such as Nigeria and China during his career as a Swedish diplomat.  Markus has a strong desire to [...]

Naqsh-e Jahan Square – Must-See

By |2016-08-05T10:19:20-05:00August 5th, 2016|Categories: Asia|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Naqsh-e Jahan Square – Must-See. The great squares of the world. Red Square, Times Square, Saint Peter's Square, Tiananmen Square. These meeting points ooze history. A gathering point for both locals and visitors throughout time. Naqsh-e Jahan Square known as Imam Square should be added to the list of magnificent squares. It is located in Esfahan, Iran. Construction started [...]

April Peregrino – 84 countries … and closing in on 100!

By |2018-03-07T19:57:49-05:00August 2nd, 2016|Categories: Podcast|

[Download .mp3] April is approaching her century mark and is on a quest to travel to every country in the world! April is the first Filipino female to travel to all seven continents in one calendar year.  She is also on a mission to visit all 193 countries in the world  She is closing in on [...]