Slawek has traveled to every country in the world, twice.

Today, I speak with Slawek Muturi, a truly fascinating and impressive traveler. The more I researched Slawek, the more I was looking forward to our conversation. He is a successful individual, whether it is business or travel. Slawek Muturi Counting Countries.

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Of course, many of those listening to this podcast are interested in chasing 193. As I think we all would agree, this is an impressive feat. With Slawek, I have just interviewed my third guest, who has been to every country in the world twice. With some hasty research, it appears that Babis Bizas was the first in December of 2018, followed by Gunnar Garfors by only a couple of days later, and Slawek finished in September of 2019 in Japan. Slawek also plans a journey to visit all of the countries for a third time. We touch on this and so much more.

I encourage you to subscribe wherever you listen, Apple Podcast, Google Play, or Spotify and write a review, even better when it is 5 stars. Since we all love stats, Counting Countries has now been downloaded in 199 countries. So I would like to give a shout out to fans in PNG, Guinea, and Turkmenistan. And, no, I am not sure how they define a country.

Slawek was in Poland and I was in Boston for the interview. Also, I want to thank Slawek for his patience in regard to multiple technical issues during the recording. Please listen in and enjoy.

Thank you to my Patrons …. Stephen Rothwell, Steph Rowe, Adam Hickman, Bisa Myles, Ted Nims & Ryan Gazder. Slawek Muturi Counting Countries

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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.

About GlobalGaz

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.

Ric is also on his own quest to visit every country in the world. You can see where he has traveled so far and keep up with his journey at

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