Counting Countries

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 to bring you the stories from the dedicated few who’ve spent their lives on the singular quest of traveling to them all. Welcome, to Counting Countries. With your host, Ric Gazarian.


episode 6: Anthony Asael - 193 countries … and taught children in every country!

Download Episode! Anthony accomplished the amazing goal of traveling to every country in the world, but even more impressive, he taught children in all 193 countries of the world.   Anthony through his foundation, Art In All Of Us, has dedicated his life to traveling to every country to teach and inspire the children of the world.  Listen in as he shares the secret to accomplishing this quest through practicing the 5 P’s.  This is truly an uplifting story of determination and perseverance.   Subscribe to iTunes today!! More about Anthony Asael:

  • Born in: Brussels, Belgium
  • Passports from: Belgium (But I but feel citizen of the world).
  • Favorite travel book: Hard to pick one, as I read so many each year. Here is one that keeps travelling my mind: What is the What by Dave Eggers.
  • Favorite travel film: 3 Idiots
  • Favorite travel site: The Best Traveled
  • Must carry: My laptop.
  • Favorite food: Thai and Peruvian cuisine.
  • Favorite drink: Fresh juices in Colombia.
  • Favorite Airline:  None.  None give me any satisfaction.
  • Favorite Hotel: Magna Verde Beach Resort a beautiful beach resort in Brazil!
  • Website: Anthony Asael & Art In All Of Us
  • Facebook: /artinallofus
Subscribe to iTunes today!! About Counting Countries Counting Countries is the only podcast to bring you the stories from the dedicated few who’ve spent their lives on the singular quest of traveling to every country in the world. Less people have traveled to every country in the world than have been to outer space. Theme music for this podcast is Demeter’s Dance, written, performed, and provided by Mundi. About GlobalGaz Ric Gazarian is the host of Counting Countries. He is the author of three books: Hit The Road: India, 7000 KM To Go, and Photos From Chernobyl.  He is the producer of two travel documentaries: Hit The Road: India and Hit The Road: Cambodia.   Ric is also on his own quest to visit every country in the world. You can see where he has traveled so far and keep up with his journey at How Many Countries Are There? Well… that depends on who you ask!
  • The United Nations states that there are 193 member states.
  • The British Foreign and Commonwealth office states that there are 225 countries and territories.
  • The Century Club states that there are 324 sovereign nations, territories, enclaves, and islands.
  • The Most Traveled Person states that there are 875 unique parts of the world.
  • The Best Traveled states that there are 1281 unique places in the world.
Me? My goal is the 193 countries that are recognized by the UN, but I am sure I will visit some other places along the way. Disclaimer: I will earn a fee if you order from Amazon/Agoda.


 2016-07-18  1h16m