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Ellany Lea – 104 countries … and living as a digital nomad

By |2019-07-06T04:26:37-05:00September 28th, 2017|Categories: Podcast|

[Download .mp3] Ella made a drastic decision after graduating university and starting her first corporate job.  She quit on her 89th day.    Despite having a great opportunity in the corporate world, she realized quickly that she craved a life of independence and freedom.  She ended up living in Rwanda working for a NGO for 6 [...]

Jakob Øster – 178 countries … and travels with his family to Somalia and Afghanistan!

By |2020-12-05T03:19:58-06:00September 14th, 2017|Categories: Podcast|

[Download .mp3] A family that travels together stays together.  Jakob travels frequently with his girlfriend and two young children.   Jakob travels often with his girlfriend and two young children.  Family vacations include overland West African road trips, visits to Somaliland, and family excursions to Afghanistan.  His children aged 10 and 8 respectively have traveled to [...]

Maurizio Giuliano – 193 countries … and in 2004 was the youngest person to travel to every country in the world!

By |2019-05-28T09:26:31-05:00August 31st, 2017|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

[Download .mp3] Maurizio was a travel outlier at a young age.  Riding the rails in Europe independently as a 13 year old.   At 17, he left Italy to travel the Trans-Siberian to visit his penpal in Mongolia.             After university in the UK, be began an international career as a journalist and NGO worker.  This allowed [...]

Fabio Cao – 180 countries … and counting!

By |2019-07-06T04:29:23-05:00August 17th, 2017|Categories: Podcast|

[Download .mp3] Fabio is closing in on his goal of 193 countries as he narrows down the list! Fabio was born in Milan and spread his wings as a model as he travelled to Miami and then moved to East and Southeast Asia before he was even 20 years old.  Before he knew it, he had [...]

Drew Binsky – 110 countries …  Guinness World Record Holder!

By |2019-07-06T04:31:49-05:00August 3rd, 2017|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

[Download .mp3] Drew is 26 and has already been to 110 countries and holds two Guinness World Records.   As a ten year old, Drew spun a globe in his room and memorized the countries of the world.  As a college student, he did a semester abroad in Prague and visited 20 European countries.  After college, [...]

Randy Williams – 86 countries … and counting!

By |2019-07-06T04:34:40-05:00July 20th, 2017|Categories: Podcast|

[Download .mp3] Randy is a well-known radio personality who happens to be on a quest to travel to every country in the world. Randy became intrigued with travel while listening to his Spanish teacher’s travel stories.  At the age of 26, he ventured abroad for the first time, and immediately became smitten with Brazil.  He traveled [...]

Eric Nguyen – 193 countries … at the age of 24!

By |2019-07-06T04:42:20-05:00July 6th, 2017|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , , |

[Download .mp3] At the age of 24, Eric visited his last UN country beating Guinness World Record Holder, James Asquith.   Eric grew up in northern California, the son of Vietnamese immigrants.  He had the opportunity of international travel with his family growing up.  But his travel began in earnest when he went backpacking in East [...]

Dustin Pfundheller – 193 countries …  at the age of 30 with the help of Tinder!

By |2019-07-06T04:44:09-05:00June 22nd, 2017|Categories: Podcast, Uncategorized|

[Download .mp3] Dustin balanced his career as a dentist while completing all 193 UN countries and then some. Dustin grew up in small town America yet ended up living in Singapore working as a dentist.  Despite a childhood of limited travel, he spread his travel wings after settling in Singapore and began to discover the region. [...]

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