Counting Countries | Global Travel Tales

By Ric Gazarian

According to the United Nations there are 193 sovereign nations in the world. Counting Countries is the only travel podcast to bring you the stories from the dedicated few who’ve spent their lives on the singular quest of traveling to them all. Recorded and produced in Bangkok, Thailand and hosted by Ric Gazarian of Global Gaz.

  1. 1.
    Ben Dowson … Nicking Sheeps
    3:48:17
  2. 2.
    Nick Butter … Don’t Wait For A Diagnosis
    2:08:33
  3. 3.
    Gina Morello … No Roof On Your Dreams
    1:41:38
  4. 4.
    Indy Nelson…Looking For The Pieces Of A Puzzle
    1:42:17
  5. 5.
    Jack Goldstein…Itching To Cross Borders
    1:46:30
  6. 6.
    Natasha Keary … Lived In 10 Different Countries
    1:12:32
  7. 7.
    Graham Hughes…Three Hobbits Named Mohammed
    2:48:40
  8. 8.
    Very Hungry Nomads…On Their Reverse Retirement
    1:20:16
  1. 9.
    Chris Sutherland…Striking Out On His Own
    1:20:00
  2. 10.
    Joss Stone…Performing In Every Country In The World
    2:00:31
  3. 11.
    Francis Tapon … Traveled Africa With Three Thousand Friends
    2:44:25
  4. 12.
    Melissa Roy…Dreams From Her Father
    2:23:13
  5. 13.
    Lorenzo Riccardi…Marrying Economics And Travel
    1:41:52
  6. 14.
    Slawek Muturi…A Neighbor Of The World
    2:20:54
  7. 15.
    Stefan Krasowski and Jakob Oster … Return Again
    2:14:09
  8. 16.
    Maryam Sultan Abdullah … The Wonder Woman Of Travel
    1:39:42
  9. 17.
    Kach Howe … Dreamed Of Being A Diplomat
    1:52:40
  10. 18.
    Charles Veley … And The Commitment To Travel
    2:46:00
  11. 19.
    Per Besson … On The Road To Turkmenistan CORRECTED
    1:40:45
  12. 20.
    Lexie Alford … Collecting 10,000 Documents
    1:44:25
  13. 21.
    Live From Dubai! … A Conversation With Four Extreme Travelers
    1:26:20
  14. 22.
    Live From Sealand! … Extreme Travelers Gather & A Conversation With Prince Michael
    2:45:49
  15. 23.
    Palle Bo … re-invented himself at 50
    1:28:39
  16. 24.
    Adam Hickman … striving to travel to every country before he turns 40
    1:33:25
  17. 25.
    Felix Mechnig-Giordano … flirting with disaster in Syria
    2:06:17
  18. 26.
    Thor Pedersen … left home in October of 2013 to travel the world without taking any flights
    1:48:22
  19. 27.
    Sascha Grabow … avoiding watermelons on the road
    2:14:26
  20. 28.
    Petro Marais … and the slow boat to Laos
    1:33:42
  21. 29.
    Debjeet Sen … and the seduction of travel
    1:28:17
  22. 30.
    Rus Margolin … from communist to capitalist
    1:20:10
  23. 31.
    Danay Bustamante … introduces us to the three wise men of Burkina Faso
    1:32:36
  24. 32.
    Jenna Klotz … making friends in Mogadishu
    1:31:57
  25. 33.
    Robert A. (Bob) Bonifas … is ranked #2 on MTP
    1:39:52
  26. 34.
    Mar Pages … has completed her 100th country
    1:32:12
  27. 35.
    Stephen Hughes … is a threat to national security
    1:11:36
  28. 36.
    Boris Kester … has completed the 193
    2:06:18
  29. 37.
    Maurice Brand … has completed 148 UN countries
    53:41
  30. 38.
    Michael Runkel … has completed 193 UN countries
    1:09:48
  31. 39.
    Lexie Alford
    1:32:00
  32. 40.
    Taylor Demonbreun … has completed 125 UN countries
    1:28:38
  33. 41.
    Jorge Sanchez: Ranked first on Nomad Mania
    2:05:53
  34. 42.
    Peleg Cohen … has completed 133 UN countries as he gives back to the local community
    1:19:57
  35. 43.
    Samer Kawar … has completed 145 UN countries, while marrying his passion for travel and architecture
    1:21:20
  36. 44.
    Frank Grosse-Oetringhaus … has created a list of 5,000 places in the world to visit
    1:49:30
  37. 45.
    Jeff Shea summited the Seven Summits, traveled to all 193 countries, and much more!
    2:05:42
  38. 46.
    George Kashouh has summited the highest mountain on six of the seven continents!
    1:34:09
  39. 47.
    Babis Bizas - 193 countries ... and travels 300 days a year for several decades
    1:12:17
  40. 48.
    Artemy Lebedev - 193 countries ... and exploring over 1500 cities
    1:36:57
  41. 49.
    Jonny Blair - 113 countries ... a Northern Irishman in Poland
    1:19:04
  42. 50.
    Tony Giles - 110 countries ... and blind and mostly deaf
    1:17:58

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