Gunnar Garfors wanted to visit every single country in the world and accomplished his mission in 2013 by visiting 198 countries. He was 37 years old and got the title of the youngest person to travel to every country. Garfors works at the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation and didn't want to quit to make his dream of traveling come true. Not only did he manage to keep his job but he actually combined his job with travel. Here are some of the best pictures form his journeys.
Taylor Gleason from California had never been to any other country except for Mexico. But this changed after he went on a school trip to Italy. He got infatuated with travelling and ever since has been to 65 countries, 50 of which he visited in just 2 years. Taylor’s Instagram account with the photos he’s been sharing from different countries already has over 64,000 followers.
Alexis Stephens and Christian Parsons are an ordinary couple who built an extraordinary house for themselves, which is just 130 square feet (12 square meters) big and has wheels. The house has a rustic cabin, a kitchen, two lofts, a bathroom and a shower, and most materials in it are recycled. They built this house in an attempt to simplify their surroundings. The couple is now travelling across North America, meeting with tiny home owners communities, collecting stories, and documenting tiny house projects for a feature film.Take a look inside the couple’s amazing tiny house.
Nihiwatu Resort in Indonesia was named the world’s best hotel by Travel + Leisure in its annual World’s Best Awards. The former surf retreat on the remote little-known island of Sumba includes 28 villas, each equipped with a private pool, as well as an all-day treetop spa, an equestrian center, and a beach restaurant, where they serve a variety of healthy dishes cooked over an open fire. In high season, one night in this hotel will come to $12,000. The hotel’s guests can enjoy sunset horse riding, surfing, exploration of local hidden waterfalls and the breath-taking views of rice fields. See what the best hotel in the world looks like.
A guy named Dan turned his 2007 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited (4 door) Rubicon into “a house on wheels” to drive in Africa for 2 years. As he has already driven from Alaska to Argentina and knew exactly what he wanted his car to have for a comfortable travel/housing. Dan said: “My build focused on interior living space, strong 4x4, and it had to fit inside a standard 20-foot shipping container.” Here’s how his has transformed his Wrangler.