Where have we been?

A map and comprehensive list of all the countries we have visited so far

Here you’ll find a map and list of countries visited: between us we’ve been to over one hundred countries. Individually Mark has visited 102, and Kirsty is working on catching up with a to-date count of 96 (2018 travel goal is 100 countries for Kirsty!).

We are quite strict with ourselves on what qualifies as a country and our totals are from the most generally accepted country count of 197: 193 fully recognised members of the United Nations, plus Vatican City and Palestine which have the status of permanent observers in the UN. Another 2 states we include are Kosovo (recognised by 108 UN members) and Taiwan (recognised by 22 countries). 

The dark grey areas represent countries of the world we have travelled to. If we’ve written about a destination, you can click on the map to read the posts.

World Map

Here is a list of the countries that we’ve been to. We have also included the likes of Hong Kong, Macau, Tibet and Gibraltar on the list, but NOT in our personal country counts. Additionally, we don’t include Nagorno Karabakh Republic, Transnistria and other self-declared republics.

Currently we don’t have blog posts for everywhere we’ve been, but for those countries (and the “non-countries”) we have written about, you can click on the country to see our entries.

If you’d also like find out which places we’ve been within each country, you can find out here.


Eastern Europe
Belarus, BulgariaCzech RepublicHungary, MoldovaPolandRomania, Russia, Slovakia, Ukraine

Northern Europe
Denmark, EstoniaFinlandLatviaLithuaniaNorway, Sweden, United Kingdom

Southern Europe
AlbaniaBosnia & HerzegovinaCroatia, Cyprus, Gibraltar (British Overseas Territory), Greece, Italy, Kosovo, Macedonia, Malta, Montenegro, Portugal, SerbiaSloveniaSpain, Turkey, Vatican City

Western Europe
Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco, The Netherlands, Switzerland

The Caucasus
Armenia, GeorgiaNagorno Karabakh Republic


Middle East
Israel, Jordan, LebanonOmanSyria, United Arab Emirates

Central Asia
KazakhstanKyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan

Eastern Asia
China including Tibet, Hong Kong, MacauJapan, North Korea (Republic of Korea), South Korea (Democratic People’s Republic of Korea)MongoliaTaiwan

South East Asia
BruneiCambodiaIndonesiaLaosMalaysiaMyanmar (Burma), Philippines, Singapore, ThailandVietnam

South Asia aka the Indian SubContinent
BangladeshBhutanIndiaIran, Maldives, NepalPakistanSri Lanka



The Americas

North America
Canada, United States of America

Central America
BelizeEl SalvadorCosta RicaGuatemalaHondurasMexicoNicaraguaPanama

South America
Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, ChileColombia, Ecuador, Peru, Uruguay

The Caribbean
Cuba, St Lucia, St Vincent & the Grenadines


North Africa
Egypt, LibyaMorocco

West Africa
Gambia, Mali

East Africa
Ethiopia, Tanzania

Southern Africa
Botswana, South Africa, Zimbabwe

If you’re still reading and still curious to know which places we’ve been within each country, you can find out here.

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