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Boris Kester … has completed all 193 UN countries

By |2019-05-28T04:42:59-05:00August 23rd, 2018|Categories: Podcast|

Boris completed the quest of visiting all 193 countries last year On today’s episode, I welcome Boris Kester to Counting Countries.  Boris caught my attention last year when he posted some information on Every Passport Stamp in regard to his independent trip to Afghanistan.  It is one thing to visit Afghanistan with a trusted tour operator, [...]

South Africa – 123rd Country

By |2019-05-28T04:43:02-05:00August 16th, 2018|Categories: Africa, Counting Countries 193 Countdown|

To see where I have been so far, check out my map as I count down the final 93 countries on the road to all 193 UN countries. South Africa is my 123rd country. Check out the best 193 travel books to read! South Africa is an economic powerhouse, it is the second largest economy after [...]

Zambia – 122nd Country

By |2019-05-28T04:43:04-05:00August 13th, 2018|Categories: Africa, Counting Countries 193 Countdown|

Zambia – 122nd Country.  To see where I have been so far, check out my map as I count down the final 93 countries on the road to all 193 UN countries.  Namibia is my 122nd country. Check out the best 193 travel books to read!  Landlocked Zambia became an independent nation in 1964 gaining its [...]

Zimbabwe – 121st Country

By |2019-05-28T04:44:58-05:00August 13th, 2018|Categories: Africa, Counting Countries 193 Countdown|

Zimbabwe – 121st Country.  To see where I have been so far, check out my map as I count down the final 93 countries on the road to all 193 UN countries.  Zimbabwe is my 121st country. Check out the best 193 travel books to read! Zimbabwe is in the news for all of the wrong [...]

Angola – 119th Country

By |2019-05-28T04:45:10-05:00August 9th, 2018|Categories: Africa, Counting Countries 193 Countdown|

To see where I have been so far, check out my map as I count down the final 93 countries on the road to all 193 UN countries. Angola is my 119th country. Check out the best 193 travel books to read! Angola can be found on the Atlantic Ocean in the southern part of Africa.  [...]

Namibia – 120th Country

By |2019-05-28T04:45:33-05:00August 9th, 2018|Categories: Africa, Counting Countries 193 Countdown|

To see where I have been so far, check out my map as I count down the final 93 countries on the road to all 193 UN countries.  Namibia is my 120th country. Check out the best 193 travel books to read! The second least densely populated country after Mongolia, Namibia is twice the size of [...]

Maurice Brand … has completed 148 UN countries

By |2019-05-28T04:46:06-05:00August 9th, 2018|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , |

Maurice is planning on completing his quest next year On today’s episode, I welcome Maurice Brand to Counting Countries.  Maurice of course is a fellow country chaser as well as one of my neighbors in Bangkok.  We met for a Lebanese lunch on Soi Arab in Sukhumvit and then retired to my apartment for our conversation. [...]

Why Small Group Travel With G Adventures

By |2019-07-06T05:58:13-05:00August 1st, 2018|Categories: Advice, Africa|Tags: , , , |

Why Small Group Travel With G Adventures.  What is your style of travel?  I often get this question. And I don’t have a good answer.  Why is that? Because I don’t have a consistent style. I have stayed in a $3 room in the Mekong Delta, slept on a teenager’s pull-out coach in Transnistria, and lived [...]

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