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Marie Waltzing

Passionate traveler. Wannabe globetrotter.

List of all the countries and territories of the world. The Travelers’ Century Club’s official list of countries and territories is shown below in alphabetical order, a total of 324 as of Jan. 1, 2014.

List of all the countries and territories of the world

Although some are not actually countries in their own right, they have been included because they are removed from the parent country, either geographically, politically or ethnologically (see the Territory Status page for detailed criteria). After consideration as to how long one must have stayed in a country or territory to qualify, it was decided that even the shortest visit would suffice — even if only a port-of-call, or a plane fuel stop. This greatly widens the field and will give the traveler a better chance to qualify for one of the most unusual clubs in the world. Anyone who has visited 100 or more of the places listed below is eligible to join. Note: Alternate country or territory names and geographic subdivisions are cross-referenced in Italics.

Globetrotters I follow. Audrey Bergner — That Backpacker. Candice Does The World - Out of Eden Walk. Graham Hughes : The Odyssey Expedition. Graham David Hughes was born in Liverpool at the wrong end of the seventies.

Graham Hughes : The Odyssey Expedition

If you had to define in a sentence what drives him perhaps it’s the desire that years from now schoolchildren across the land will be required to learn his date of birth. From an early age Graham has stood out from the crowd. With his striking auburn hair and encyclopaedic knowledge of smutty jokes he was always going to be noticed and he has grown up into a person that once you meet him, he’s hard to forget. Graham has always had a plan to make his mark and has always has a madcap scheme or three in the offing — once he finds something he wants to do he sets about it wholeheartedly.

Wandering Earl. About Lee Abbamonte. Bungy Jumping, Victoria Falls on bridge between Zimbabwe and Zambia Click Here for many more pictures of my travels I’m Lee Abbamonte, the youngest American to visit every country in the world.

About Lee Abbamonte

I’ve visited 312 total countries and am one of the world’s most-traveled people. I am a travel writer, travel expert, travel television personality and global adventurer. I appear regularly on Fox News, HLN, Travel Channel, NBC, CBS, CNN, BBC, AJAM, ESPN and many others. I have also been featured in the New York Times, Washington Post, Conde Nast Traveler, Huffington Post, Bloomberg, Discovery Channel, Today, Travel Zoo, Smart Money, Slate, OK!

Since I’ve already been to every country (193 sovereign nations by the United Nations list of member states) on Earth, I’m also attempting to become the youngest person to visit all 324 countries and unique destinations in the world per the Travelers Century Club list. “I believe in globalization of everything including people. Henrik Travel. 24 and seen it all: British banker becomes youngest person to visit every country. Tuesday 15th October 2013 Globetrotter scoops the world record for ticking 196 countries off the list James Asquith, 24, spent five years travelling through as many nations as possible, from Argentina to Zimbabwe.

24 and seen it all: British banker becomes youngest person to visit every country

He’s graced the distant shores of Vanuatu, met soldiers in North Korea, and seen Iceland’s floating icebergs. His adventures were funded by working in bars and holiday jobs along the way, he says, and cost him the princely sum of £125,000. Starting in Vietnam in 2008, James soon caught the travel bug. James spent longest in Africa, travelling for six months overland from Senegal to the Congo and through east Africa. But James faced tough competition. So James hasn’t finished. Share this Article with Your Friends... Use your social channels to let your friends and followers know about this. Leave a Comment Below... 38 Picture Quotes That Will Make You Want To Travel The World. January 28, 2013 by quotesns in Picture Quotes 1 Comment A collection of 38 Picture Quotes that will Inspire you to Travel the World!

38 Picture Quotes That Will Make You Want To Travel The World

We hope you enjoyed these and hope they inspired you all as much as they did for us – Happy Travelling! How to plan a round-the-world trip. : INAT metro maps. European Maps Showing Origins Of Common Words. U.S. playwright Rita Mae Brown said: "Language is the road map of a culture.

European Maps Showing Origins Of Common Words

It tells you where its people come from and where they are going. " That quote comes to mind looking at these fascinating European etymology maps of various commons words posted by reddit user sp07, which provide a kind of cultural commentary on Europe. The word for "church" shows the influence of ancient Greece: imgur/u/Bezbojnicul "Bear" appears to be influenced by Russia, where largest brown bear population in Europe can be found. Another reddit user noted that "pi" is a prefix for "beer" in several European countries while the "pi" in the Mandarin Chinese word for beer, 啤酒 pi jiu, is a loan word from Europe. "Apple" has a lot of diversity: Notice how the word in Finland and Estonia may come from a Indo-Iranian origin. "Orange" is an interesting one.

"Garoful," the ancient Greek word for "rose," only remains in northeastern Italy. Breezes from Wonderland.