Record-holder
Mikhail Zarubin and Aleksandr Zhdanov
Country: Russian Federation
Where: St. Petersburg
Year: 2019
Result
193 UN member states + 57 territories of the world with limited or no recognition
World record

To visit every country of the world while you`re still young. That was the goal of two friends, Mikhail Zarubin and Aleksandr Zhdanov from St. Petersburg, set over 10 years ago.. They have finally achieved this: the guys have visited in tandem all of the 193 UN member states and have fulfilled their long-held dream. The fellows have been to those countries where planes do not fly, where there are no paved roads, where people lack drinking water, where armed conflicts exist. On top of this, the travelers have also visited 57 territories of the world with limited or no recognition. The dynamic duo now is puzzled what to do next. Should they put an end to traveling or start a second round?