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Where I Have Been

“Twenty years from now, you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do.”

– Mark Twain

So throw off the bowlines, and sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.

I have been to:

  •  89 of 193+4 countries (according to the United Nations) or 97 of 319 countries (according to the Travelers Century Club)
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Where I have been

Countries I’ve Visited

Africa (54)

I have been to 7 out of 54 African countries.

Africa: Egypt, Guinea Bissau, Mauritania, Morocco, Senegal, South Africa, The Gambia

Still missing: Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cabo Verde, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Côte d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Asia (49)

I have been to 23 out of 49 Asian countries.

Central Asia: Turkmenistan

Still missing: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan

Eastern Asia: China, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan

Still missing: Mongolia, North Korea

South East Asia: Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam

Still missing: Brunei, Timor Leste, Myanmar

Southern Asia: India, Nepal, Sri Lanka

Still missing: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Pakistan

Western Asia: Turkey

Still missing: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Cyprus, Georgia

Middle East: Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Iran, Israel, Lebanon, Palestine

Still missing: Bahrain, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Yemen

Caribbean (13)

I have been to 1 out of 13 Caribbean countries.

Caribbean: Cuba

Still missing: Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Haiti, Jamaica, Saint Lucia, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago

Americas (22)

I have been to 19 out of 22 American countries.

North America: United States, Canada, Mexico

Central America: BelizeCosta Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Panama, Nicaragua

South America: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay

Still missing: Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela

Europe (45)

I have been to 39 out of 45 European countries.

West Europe: Andorra, Austria , Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, San Marino, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Vatican City

Still missing: Liechtenstein

Eastern Europe: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czechia, Hungary, Kosovo, Latvia, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Poland, Russian Federation, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Ukraine

Still missing: Belarus, Estonia, Lithuania, Republic of Moldova, Romania

Australia, Pacific, and others (14)

Still missing: Australia, Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Nauru, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Palau, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu

Places I’ve Lived

Málaga, Spain

Jüchen, NRW, Germany

Leeuwarden, Friesland, The Netherlands

Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia

Bangkok, Thailand

San José, Costa Rica

Mainz, Germany

Do you know a destination I should travel to? Leave me a comment below – I love travel inspiration!