How Many Countries in the World Can Eric Visit?

How Many Countries in the World Can Eric Visit?

how-many-countriesWhat do 195 different forms of government, 195 different cuisines and 195 different life-changing experiences have in common? Well, they’re all part of Eric Hill’s Global Odyssey. How many countries in the world could you see in a little over three years?

How Many Countries in the World?

Well, if you’re Eric Hill, it’s 195 plus Taiwan to be specific. That’s EVERY U.N. recognized country in the world plus one:

Afghanistan Albania Algeria
Andorra Angola Antigua and Barbuda
Argentina Armenia Australia
Austria Azerbaijan Bahamas
Bahrain Bangladesh Barbados
Belarus Belgium Belize
Benin Bhutan Bolivia
Bosnia and Herzegovina Botswana Brazil
Brunei Bulgaria Burkina
Burma (Myanmar) Burundi Cambodia
Cameroon Canada Cape Verde
Central African Republic Chad Chile
China Colombia Comoros
Congo Congo, Democratic Republic of Costa Rica
Croatia Cuba Cyprus
Czech Republic Denmark Djibouti
Dominica Dominican Republic East Timor
Ecuador Egypt El Salvador
Equatorial Guinea Eritrea Estonia
Ethiopia Fiji Finland
France Gabon Gambia
Georgia Germany Ghana
Greece Grenada Guatemala
Guinea Guinea-Bissau Guyana
Haiti Honduras Hungary
Iceland India Indonesia
Iran Iraq Ireland
Israel Italy Ivory Coast
Jamaica Japan Jordan
Kazakhstan Kenya Kiribati
Korea, North Korea, South Kuwait
Kyrgyzstan Laos Latvia
Lebanon Lesotho Liberia
Libya Liechtenstein Lithuania
Luxembourg Macedonia Madagascar
Malawi Malaysia Maldives
Mali Malta Marshall Islands
Mauritania Mauritius Mexico
Micronesia Moldova Monaco
Mongolia Montenegro Morocco
Mozambique Namibia Nauru
Nepal Netherlands New Zealand
Nicaragua Niger Nigeria
Norway Oman Pakistan
Palau Panama Papua New Guinea
Paraguay Peru Philippines
Poland Portugal Qatar
Romania Russian Federation Rwanda
Saint Kitts and Nevis Saint Lucia Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Samoa San Marino Sao Tome and Principe
Saudi Arabia Senegal Serbia
Seychelles Sierra Leone Singapore
Slovakia Slovenia Solomon Islands
Somalia South Africa South Sudan
Spain Sri Lanka Sudan
Suriname Swaziland Sweden
Switzerland Syria Tajikistan
Tanzania Thailand Togo
Tonga Trinidad and Tobago Tunisia
Turkey Turkmenistan Tuvalu
Uganda Ukraine United Arab Emirates
United Kingdom United States Uruguay
Uzbekistan Vanuatu Vatican City
Venezu Vietnam Yemen
Zambia Zimbabwe Non-UN recognized: Taiwan

How many countries per week is that?

We’re not mathematicians or anything, but to reach this goal, Eric needs to visit about five different countries per month to beat the world record of 3 years 3 months 6 days.

Ready to get involved? Join Eric’s Facebook following and vote on activities you’d like to see him complete in each country. Skydiving in New Zealand? Shark diving in South Africa? Underwater basket weaving in Peru? The world is the limit.