Natasha Keary has traveled to 125 countries
Natasha and I follow each other on Instagram. And two things stood out on her profile bio. First, she travels on a Trinidad and Tobago passport, not one of the most powerful passports in the world. The second is she has lived in ten different countries. That piqued my interest to invite her on the podcast.
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Natasha was born in the Caribbean and was able to explore the region growing up. But Natasha’s serious travels began when she relocated to the Pacific Islands. She shares with us how she balances her travel when her spouse can not always join her and talks about relying on her 193 travel crew.
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Natasha was in Dublin while I was recording in Bangkok. Please listen in and enjoy.
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About Counting Countries
Counting Countries is the only podcast to bring you the stories from the dedicated few who’ve spent their lives on the singular quest of traveling to every country in the world. Less people have traveled to every country in the world than have been to outer space.
Theme music for this podcast is Demeter’s Dance, written, performed, and provided by Mundi.
Ric Gazarian is the host of Counting Countries. He is the author of three books: Hit The Road: India, 7000 KM To Go, and Photos From Chernobyl. He is the producer of two travel documentaries: Hit The Road: India and Hit The Road: Cambodia.
More About Natasha Keary Counting Countries:
- Born in: Trinidad and Tobago
- Passports: Trinidad and Tobago
- Favorite Book: Anything having to do with National Geographic
- Favorite Film: Talented Mr. Ripley and English Patient
- Favorite Travel App: Field Trip, it lets you know about architectural sights, museums, etc.
- Favorite Food: I love Asian cuisine, Japanese, Thai, Chinese
- Favorite Airline: Qatar Airlines
- Favorite Hotel: Stamba in Tbilisi, Regis Bora Bora, The Plaza NYC
- Instagram: @TriniTashTraveler
How Many Countries Are There?
Well… that depends on who you ask!
- The United Nations states that there are 193 member states.
- The British Foreign and Commonwealth office states that there are 226 countries and territories.
- The Traveler’s Century Club states that there are 329 sovereign nations, territories, enclaves, and islands.
- The Most Traveled Person states that there are 949 unique parts of the world.
- The Nomad Mania divides the world into 1301 regions.
- SISO says there are 3,978 places in the world.
- Me? My goal is the 193 countries that are recognized by the UN, but I am sure I will visit some other places along the way.
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Natasha Keary Counting Countries