Adam Katz - World Traveler

The World
I've visited
1. Belgium - In 1993 and 2000, each time for only a few days.
2. Belize - One week in Nov., 1999
3. Brazil - I spent New Years Millennium with 3.5 million people on Copacabana beach. I never left the beach in one month in Brazil.
4. Cambodia - Three months total in 2001 & 2003.
5. Canada - As a kid with my parents, and again with the Boy Scouts.
6. Costa Rica - One week in Dec., 1999.
7. Croatia - A week's vacation after finishing up work in Italy.
8. Czech Republic - Twice. 1993 and 1997.
9. Denmark - I was in a guesthouse in Cairo, and someone offered me a job in Copenhagen. I'd never been to Denmark, so I took him up on it.
10. Egypt - Been living here for months. A required stop on the "Vegas vs. the World" quest.
11. El Salvador - Just a couple of days in San Salvador. Nov., 1999.
12. Ethiopia - Through the Omo Valley, months in Addis Ababa, over to Harrar, and then up to Bahar Dar and Gonder.
13. France - A week in Paris in 1993.
14. Germany - One day in 1993, I did my laundry. I went back in 2005 for a friend's birthday, the November 11th festival in Cologne, and a few days in Berlin.
15. Gibraltar - A couple of days on the rock. Dec., 2000.
16. Guatemala - A couple of weeks in Dec., 1999.
17. Hong Kong - 5 days before flying down to Bali.
18. Hungary - Twice. 1993 and 1997.
19. India - 4 very long months in 2002.
20. Indonesia - 3 months in 2001.
21. Ireland - One week in Dublin 1993.
22. Israel - 6 weeks in 1987.
23. Italy - A couple of weeks in 1993. 3 months working in Milan, 2001.
24. Jordan - The ancient ruins of Petra.
25. Kenya - Far too long in Nairobi, and then by bus, UN truck, and foot, through the Turkana region.
26. Laos - One month. Feb., 2002.
27. Malaysia - A couple of weeks. Oct., 2001.
28. Mexico - I traveled Mexico with my parents as a child. Since then I've had drunken trips to Tijuana and Cabo.
29. Morocco - Only one week. I would have like to have stayed longer. Dec., 2000.
30. Myanmar - One month in April, 2004.
31. Nepal - One month. Two weeks of which were on the Everest Trek. April, 2002.
32. Netherlands - 1993, and back again for New Years 1999.
33. Nicaragua - A couple of weeks in 1999.
34. Poland - 1997.
35. Romania - 1997.
36. Singapore - Two days with bedbugs in 2001.
37. Spain - Twice for 3 weeks.
38. Sudan - Through the deserts...
39. Sweden - Flew over to Stockholm for a weekend to visit the guys from www.homeboy.se.
40. Switzerland - One St. Patrick's Day weekend.
41. Syria - More ancient ruins.
42. Tanzania - I hung out on the beach in Zanzibar, and went on Safari.
43. Thailand - I've lost track of how many times I've been through Thailand.
44. Turkey - One week in Istanbul. Going back this trip.
45. Uganda - Along the standard tourist route, and then up to war-torn Gulu.
46. United Kingdom - Two weeks in 1993.
47. United States - Lived there most of my life.
48. Vatican City - One afternoon of sightseeing.
49. West Bank - I was there in 1987, before the existence of the Palestinian Territories.
On the plan
59. Lebanon - Beirut is no longer a war zone. I keep hearing great things about Lebanon, so I'm going.



passed through w/out stopping

50. Austria - A metro ride across town to change trains.
51. Bangladesh - One night layover in a hotel.
52. Honduras - Bussed through the country without stopping.
53. Japan - Only the airport.
54. Monaco - For years I hadn't known that I'd been to Monaco. Then one day I realized that my train from Barcelona to Florence must have passed through it - I never even woke up.
55. Slovakia - My passport checked at gunpoint while taking the train through.
56. Slovenia - Hitched a ride through Slovenia with a Croatian coworker.
57. Taiwan - Only the airport.
58. United Arab Emirates - 8 hour layover in the airport.



The rest of the world

1. Afghanistan
2. Albania
3. Algeria
4. American Samoa
5. Andorra
6. Angola
7. Anguilla
8. Antarctica
9. Antigua and Barbuda
10. Argentina
11. Armenia
12. Aruba
13. Ashmore and Cartier Islands
14. Australia
15. Azerbaijan
16. Bahamas
17. Bahrain
18. Baker Island
19. Barbados
20. Bassas da India
21. Belarus
22. Benin
23. Bermuda
24. Bhutan
25. Bolivia
26. Bosnia and Herzegovina
27. Botswana
28. Bouvet Island
29. British Indian Ocean Territory
30. British Virgin Islands
31. Brunei
32. Bulgaria
33. Burkina Faso
34. Burundi
35. Cameroon
36. Cape Verde
37. Cayman Islands
38. Central African Republic
39. Chad
40. Chile
41. China
42. Christmas Island
43. Clipperton Island
44. Cocos (Keeling) Islands
45. Colombia
46. Comoros
47. Congo - Democratic Republic
48. Congo - Republic of the
49. Cook Islands
50. Coral Sea Islands
51. Cote d'Ivoire
52. Cuba
53. Cyprus
54. Djibouti
55. Dominica
56. Dominican Republic
57. East Timor
58. Ecuador
59. Equatorial Guinea
60. Eritrea
61. Estonia
62. Europa Island
63. Falkland Islands
64. Faroe Islands
65. Fiji
66. Finland
67. French Guiana
68. French Polynesia
69. French Southern Lands
70. Gabon
71. Gambia, The
72. Gaza Strip
73. Georgia
74. Ghana
75. Glorioso Islands
76. Greece
77. Greenland
78. Grenada
79. Guadeloupe
80. Guam
81. Guernsey
82. Guinea
83. Guinea-Bissau
84. Guyana
85. Haiti
86. Heard Island
87. Howland Island
88. Iceland
89. Iran
90. Iraq
91. Isle of Man
92. Jamaica
93. Jan Mayen
94. Jarvis Island
95. Jersey
96. Johnston Atoll
97. Juan de Nova Island
98. Kazakhstan
99. Kingman Reef
100. Kiribati
101. Kuwait
102. Kyrgyzstan
103. Latvia
104. Lesotho
105. Liberia
106. Libya
107. Liechtenstein
108. Lithuania
109. Luxembourg
110. Macau
111. Macedonia
112. Madagascar
113. Malawi
114. Maldives
115. Mali
116. Malta
117. Marshall Islands
118. Martinique
119. Mauritania
120. Mauritius
121. Mayotte
122. Micronesia
123. Midway Islands
124. Moldova
125. Mongolia
126. Montserrat
127. Mozambique
128. Namibia
129. Nauru
130. Navassa Island
131. Netherlands Antilles
132. New Caledonia
133. New Zealand
134. Niger
135. Nigeria
136. Niue
137. Norfolk Island
138. North Korea
139. Northern Mariana Islands
140. Norway
141. Oman
142. Pakistan
143. Palau
144. Palmyra Atoll
145. Panama
146. Papua New Guinea
147. Paracel Islands
148. Paraguay
149. Peru
150. Philippines
151. Pitcairn Islands
152. Portugal
153. Puerto Rico
154. Qatar
155. Reunion
156. Russia
157. Rwanda
158. Saint Helena
159. Saint Kitts and Nevis
160. Saint Lucia
161. Saint Pierre and Miquelon
162. Saint Vincent
163. Samoa
164. San Marino
165. Sandwich Islands
166. Sao Tome and Principe
167. Saudi Arabia
168. Senegal
169. Serbia and Montenegro
170. Seychelles
171. Sierra Leone
172. Solomon Islands
173. Somalia
174. South Africa
175. South Korea
176. Spratly Islands
177. Sri Lanka
178. Suriname
179. Svalbard
180. Swaziland
181. Tajikistan
182. Togo
183. Tokelau
184. Tonga
185. Trinidad and Tobago
186. Tromelin Island
187. Tunisia
188. Turkmenistan
189. Turks and Caicos Islands
190. Tuvalu
191. Ukraine
192. Uruguay
193. Uzbekistan
194. Vanuatu
195. Venezuela
196. Vietnam
197. Virgin Islands
198. Wake Island
199. Wallis and Futuna
200. Western Sahara
201. Yemen
202. Zambia
203. Zimbabwe