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Counting Countries

79 EpisodesProduced by Ric GazarianWebsite

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… read more


Jonny Blair - 113 countries ... a Northern Irishman in Poland

Jonny loves travel and he has a special interest in micronations. Jonny has met Jonathan I, Emperor of Austenasia and was the first backpacker to visit the nation.  He also visited the Sovereign Military Order of Malta, a unique political and geographical entity.

Jonny shares stories of traveling to New Zealand and partaking in adventure sports and meeting tons of other travelers.  He explains the challenges of traveling in China and the rewards that are earned by visiting this amazing nation.  He shares with us the beauty of Afghanistan and his discomfort when visiting Venezuela.      

Jonny joined me from Poland while I was in Boston, please join in and listen to today’s episode.

Check out our friends: Chasing 193, Volume II: The Quest To Visit Every Country In The World and Large Minority.  They organize international rallies around the world including: Sri Lanka, Cambodia, the Philippines and the Amazon.  

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