Gunnar Garfors

Gunnar Garfors is Norway's foremost globetrotter. He has visited each of the world's 198 countries and written a best-selling book about it, "How I Ran Out of Countries". His second travel book is now in the making. The 42 year-old has six travel world records to his name and is always up for a challenge on the road and elsewhere. He supports Tottenham Hotspur, is a foodie and loves the outdoors. Gunnar began his career as a journalist but now works with digital radio at Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation (NRK). You will not be surprised to learn that he also runs the travel website

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On Twitter/Instagram:   @garfors

Favorite quote:«Easy is boring.»

Favorite food:Oysters

Favorite team:Tottenham

Born:May 29th, 1975, Hammerfest

From: Naustdal, Sogn and Fjordane

Earlier places of residence: Havøysund, Dublin, Førde, Lawrenceburg (USA), Falmouth (United Kingdom), Bergen,                                                               Copenhagen, Oslo, Taipei

Number of countries driven through: Around 50

Recent destinations: The Antarctic, Chile, Argentina, Iran, South Korea, Croatia, United Kingdom and Skjomen

Favorite city: Seoul

Biggest fears: Waiting in line. Unnecessary bureaucracy

Hobbies:Traveling, food, outdoor activities

Is against:Air charter and dumping mining waste into the Førdefjorden

World records:   Youngest person to have visited every country in the world while working a full time job

Visited five continents in 24 hours along with Adrian Butterworth

Most countries visited in 24 hours (19) along with Tay and Øystein

The first to visit every county in Norway in a single day, along with his brother Øystein 

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