Monday, June 9
Lee Abbamonte is the youngest American to visit every country in the world. He's visited 312 total countries and is one of the world’s most-traveled people. Abbamonte is a travel writer, expert, television personality and global adventurer, appearing regularly on Fox News, HLN, Travel Channel, NBC, CBS, CNN, BBC, Al Jazeera America, ESPN and more. He has also been featured in The New York Times, The Washington Post, Condé Nast Traveler, The Huffington Post, Bloomberg, Discovery, NBC’s “Today” show, Travelzoo, SmartMoney, Slate, OK!, PeterGreenberg.com’s “Radio Show” and many others.
Abbamonte is attempting to become the youngest person to visit all 324 countries and unique destinations in the world per the Travelers Century Club list. The record is 37 years, nine months and 17 days, and Abbamonte aims to beat it as he is only 35 and nearly there. He is an active member of the Travelers Century Club, a fellow of the Royal Geographical Society and a member of the Circumnavigators Club. He's also a sports fanatic and loves the New York Yankees.
Lee Abbamonte, blogger and leading online travel journalist