198: How I Ran Out of Countries by Gunnar Garfors

By Gunnar Garfors

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Gunnar Garfors has visited all 198 international locations on the earth - because the youngest pastime tourist - and has encountered humans, locations and events so much can simply dream of. The globetrotter has deftly woven his studies jointly right into a tale that takes the reader on an emotive journey and establishes a reference to him and his quest. count on outrageous stories grouped in unique topics, whole with personal chapters for each state.

Gunnar's adventures comprise a number of trip international files and he has been featured by way of CNN, Huffington submit, BBC international, day-by-day Mail and plenty of extra media shops in a hundred+ international locations. he's a shuttle reporter and quizmaster for Norway's greatest radio convey and often offers at media or go back and forth occasions world-wide.

The writer on Twitter: @garfors

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198: How I Ran Out of Countries

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Gunnar Garfors has visited all 198 nations on this planet - because the youngest pastime visitor - and has encountered humans, locations and events such a lot can in simple terms dream of. The globetrotter has deftly woven his reports jointly right into a tale that takes the reader on an emotive journey and establishes a reference to him and his quest. anticipate outrageous stories grouped in unique topics, entire with personal chapters for each state.

Gunnar's adventures comprise a number of go back and forth international files and he has been featured by means of CNN, Huffington publish, BBC international, day-by-day Mail and lots of extra media shops in a hundred+ nations. he's a go back and forth reporter and quizmaster for Norway's largest radio express and often provides at media or shuttle occasions world-wide.

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35 2 36 THE BIG ADVENTURE INITIAL PLANNING 30 festivals and events around the world 2 Festival planning usually takes some advance legwork, as cities and towns can get booked up over a year in advance. Last-minute accommodation, if indeed there is any, usually gets snatched up several days before the event. But the extra effort it takes to attend a festival is almost always worthwhile. There are thousands to choose from. In some you can participate, in some the spectators become part of the spectacle whether they want to or not, but the exuberance is nearly always palpable.

But before you do, ask for a list of accommodation the tourist bureau represents and try to get online. Crosscheck their list with the one in your guide and on the web. Often, there are several hotels, especially the cheaper digs, not on the tourist office’s list. Give those places a call first; they’re the most likely to have room. Or look for less conventional places to stay, such as camping grounds that rent out tents or university dormitories. com aggregates many). Or stay for free with a local via a service like couchsurfing.

You can work your way from continent to continent on a yacht, or circle most of the world on buses and trains. Price, length of journey, reliability and comfort vary drastically with each mode of transport, so you’ll want to pick the ones that best fit your budget, itinerary (or lack thereof) and hardship threshold. Making sense of the round-the-world flight tickets The tickets come in two basic forms: a special RTW ticket provided by an airline alliance, and a series of cheap, often consolidated (airline talk for agents who purchase in bulk and pass on the savings) tickets sewn together by a booking agent.

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