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Guinea – 147th Country

By |2022-04-11T10:46:17-05:00April 11th, 2022|Categories: Counting Countries 193 Countdown|

Guinea – 147th 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.  Guinea is my 147th country. Check out the best 193 travel books to read! Guinea or Guinea-Conakry, not to be confused with its neighbor, [...]

Guinea-Bissau – 146th Country

By |2022-06-12T03:44:12-05:00April 11th, 2022|Categories: Counting Countries 193 Countdown|

Guinea-Bissau – 146th 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.  Guinea-Bissau is my 146th country. Check out the best 193 travel books to read! Guinea-Bissau is a country of less than 2 million people [...]

Drew Binsky … We Are All The Same

By |2022-02-10T16:35:06-06:00February 10th, 2022|Categories: Podcast|

 Drew Binsky has traveled to every country in the world Drew made his first appearance on Counting Countries in 2017 when we both were Wanderers for G Adventures, the global travel company.  We also crossed paths in Bangkok when Thor Pedersen passed through Thailand.  Drew and I continued a correspondence over the years with some [...]

Extraordinary Travel Festival Update #4

By |2022-02-02T15:35:14-06:00February 2nd, 2022|Categories: Podcast|

 A Conversation With Harry Mitsidis On this episode I am speaking with Harry Mitsidis, the founder of NomadMania. We spoke with Harry Mitsidis on the last episode when he shared that the 2nd Annual NomadMania Travel Awards. Harry will also be hosting a trip to Armenia before the festival.  So this is a great opportunity [...]

Extraordinary Travel Festival Update #3

By |2022-01-10T08:33:14-06:00January 10th, 2022|Categories: Podcast|

 A Conversation With Harry Mitsidis And Julian Carnall Of Large Minority On this episode I am speaking with Harry Mitsidis, the founder of NomadMania and Julian Carnall, the founder of Large Minority. Harry has big news to share ... The Second Annual NomadMania Travel Awards will take place in person at the Extraordinary Travel Festival [...]

Extraordinary Travel Festival Update #2

By |2022-01-07T07:43:13-06:00January 7th, 2022|Categories: Podcast|

This is the Counting Countries Extraordinary Travel Festival Update #2 On this episode I am speaking with Charles Veley, the founder of the Most Traveled People, and Gianluca Pardelli, the founder of Soviet Tours. Charles will play two roles at the festival.  He will be a speaker, sharing stories of some of his travel adventures.  And [...]

A Year In Review 2021

By |2022-01-02T06:58:50-06:00December 30th, 2021|Categories: Counting Countries 193 Countdown|

A Year In Review 2021.  Sitting down to write my yearend review, really feels like several different years rolled into one with the beginning part of the year being an echo of a distant memory.  My year can be broken down into four parts.  The first couple of months still found me in Bangkok into my [...]

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