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.
After a build time of 32 months, Harmony of the Seas first set sail on 15 May 2016 from the STX France docks in Saint-Nazaire. The ship's maiden voyage departed from Southampton on 29 May and arrived at its summer home port of Barcelona on 5 June. Harmony of the Seas has 2,747 staterooms to accommodate over 5,479 guests and 2,100 crew members.
Now let’s take a closer look at the world’s largest passenger ship.
If you are in Buenos Aires, you might want to drop by in Barrio Norte. This is where one of the most stunning bookstores in the world, the El Ateneo Grand Splendid, can be found. The bookstore is built within the almost century-old Grand Splendid Theatre, which opened in 1919. Since then the place has undergone a few transformations. At some point, it was converted into a movie theater, and in 2000, it was converted into the El Ateneo Grand Splendid bookstore. In 2008, El Ateneo Grand Splendid was named the second most beautiful bookstores in the world by The Guardian.
Roy James, 72, from the Isle of Sheppey, Kent, started to build his railway in 1990. It started off small but that “one thing lead to another” and now his collection features more than 100 trains and 400 coaches and wagons. Overall, Mr. James has spent £250,000 ($357,000) building his model railway and had to put in his garden shed because his girlfriend refuses to have it in the house.
Imgur user captaintarctica found plans of his 1960's house. The plans indicated that there should be a "Blast Shelter" somewhere there. So, after some digging he found it.
31-year-old Alejandra Costello from Washington, DC, offers tips and tricks on how to organize your house best. You will clearly see from the pictures of her house that there is a place for everything and everything in its place. I've never seen anyone being such a "neat freak." But at least, she knows where all of her stuff is.