The Youngest Guy To Visit Every Corner Of The Globe!

By Priya Saha on Jan 08, 2019
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Have you ever wondered how many countries you can visit without hampering your working schedule? Well! By now innumerable excuses must have popped up in your mind and you must be wondering how you are going to do that. Having a full time job and yet making time to travel all the countries across the globe, is beyond imagination. However, someone has actually turned this unachievable dream into reality. Surprised? Meet Gunnar Garfors, the youngest guy to visit all the 198 countries around the world and that too at the age of 38. Serving full time job in Norwegian media house, Gunnar has proved the fact that you can travel even without leaving your profession. When questioned about the trip, he replied that he had around 3000 to 4000 flights and hundreds of road trip in this entire interesting journey. Infact, his road trip has actually helped him to visit 18 European countries Bulgaria, Macedonia, Kosovo, Serbia, Croatia, Bosnia, Slovenia, Austria, Hungary, Slovakia, the Czech Republic, Germany, Holland, Belgium, Luxembourg, France, Switzerland and Liechtenstein - in just a single day. Phew! 

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His another well planned trip let him visit five continents in a single day. With wisely timed schedule he managed to visit Asia, Europe, Africa, North America and South America in 28 hours and 25 minutes. Isnt it just mind-blowing? Of course it is!

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However, if you still have any doubt, his replies will blow up your mind. The way he described the majestic beauty of the midnight sun and northern light of Northern Norway and the villages he came across during his journey proves his story.

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By now you must have been bitten by the travel bug and the only aim stuck up in your mind is for a trip around the world. But have you thought how you are going to do it? Being a true travel buff by heart, Gunnar shared some of his travel tips to guide you in this eternal journey. Heres a snippet on what he has discussed: -

  • Prefer low-cost airlines to travel across European countries.
  • Book tickets way ahead
  • Road trips, train and ferries will also do to cover more number of places in a single day
  • Opt for Couch Surfing or Hospitality club for accommodation as you might gain free guided tour and some great friends as well
  • Always keep a smile and have a friendly approach while interacting with new people.

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This entire journey has inspired him so much that he has penned down his memories in his travel book. We hope his book turn out to be as interesting like his journey.

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