Tallink Silja Aland Islands

The Country of Aland Islands? The reason I enjoy following the Travelers Century Club’s list of countries is that I discover places like the Aland Islands. The Aland Islands, which in Swedish is spelled with an accented Å, as in Åland Islands, and pronounced “Oland”, is a country I had not heard of but became extremely interested, Read More

193 UN Countries (+3 Countries that Should Be) A question often debated amongst travelers is “how many countries are there in the world?” Many people have different answers to this question and I personally believe in two different lists of countries: 1. The UN+3 list; and 2. The Travelers’ Century Club or TCC list (http://travelerscenturyclub.org). The UN+3, Read More

How Many Countries are in the World? A question often debated amongst travelers is “how many countries are there in the world?” Many people have different answers to this question and I personally follow two different lists of countries: 1. The UN+3 list; and 2. The Travelers’ Century Club or TCC list (http://travelerscenturyclub.org). The TCC uses, Read More