Counting Countries | Travel The Entire World
About This Show
With a membership of only around 100, it’s one of the most exclusive clubs on Earth. In fact, more people have been to outer space than have earned their way into this, the ultimate travel club.
According to the United Nations there are 193 sovereign nations in the world. Welcome to the only podcast to bring you the stories from the dedicated few who’ve spent their lives on the singular quest of traveling to them all.
Welcome, to Counting Countries. With your host, Ric Gazarian.
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Thanos Koukoutsakis - 146 countries ... with a doctorate in physics!
Thanos is on a quest to visit every country in the world and has already visited 146 UN countries. Thanos initial focus in life was education and business, not travel. In fact, one of his first overseas trips was a basic package trip to Sri Lanka. After completing his doctorate in theoretical physics and starting his own business in India his life eventually transitioned into a life of travel. Now adventures include summiting the seven summits with three already completed. Thanos also enjoys road trips like a 3 week, 3000 km motorbike trip across Mongolia. Thanos also appreciates a good land crossing such as when he entered Mali and ended up spending the night in jail. Thanos will also share with you why he needs to go back to Laos. Please listen in and enjoy. Subscribe on iTunes today! Check out our partner and sponsor: Chasing 193, Volume II: The Quest To Visit Every Country In The World. Explore the unique stories from 20 more world-class travelers from various backgrounds and nations and from all walks of life who have tirelessly pursued visiting every country in the world and have filled their lives with a virtually endless amount of adventure. More about Thanos Koukoutsakis: Born in: Greece Passports from: Greek Favorite travel book: Around The World In 80 Days Favorite travel film: Documentaries about mountaineering and the arctic explorers. Favorite travel site: maps.me Must carry