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This 27-Year-Old Is About To Become The First Woman To Visit Every Country On Earth

Cassandra De Pecol Photos


Cassandra De Pecol is making history. The 27-year-old from Connecticut has already visited 181 counties since July 2015 and plans on visiting the other 15 in 40 days. Not only is this impressive AF, but she’s about to become the first documented female and youngest American to visit every country on Earth.

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Yup, she’s f*cking awesome.

De Pecol coined her journey Expedition196 while she travels the world as an Ambassador for Peace on behalf of the International Institute for Peace Through Tourism. She started her travels off in Palau back in July 2015 in hopes of breaking the current Guinness World Record for the fastest person to travel to all Sovereign States.

While the experience is virtually priceless, her travels come with a hefty price tag. So far, her trip has come to $200,000, but most of the cost is covered by sponsors thanks to her Instagram page, which she uses as a platform for advertising in exchange for free accommodations. So not only is she ambitious and adventurous, she’s smart as hell. Our kind of woman.

Basically this girl is living the dream and we are infinitely jealous. Needless to say, her Instagram is also amazing. Check out her awesome travel pics below and give her a follow to jumpstart your wanderlust.


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