Keem around the World

Links in the column "Where" lead to photos from the trip.
Links in the column "Comments" lead to travel journals (in Finnish mostly).

# Year Start End Where Days Comments Expenses Per day
130. 2017 01 Apr 08 Apr Norway, Sweden 8 Örebro, Lillehammer, Lemonsjø, Vågå, Lom, Hamar, Karlstad, Västerås
129. 2017 13 Feb 21 Feb Russia 9 Murmansk
128. 2017 03 Jan 16 Jan Russia 14 Murmansk
127. 2016 08 Dec 27 Dec Russia 20 Murmansk, Kirovsk
126. 2016 23 Nov 24 Nov Russia 2 Saint Petersburg
125. 2016 16 Nov 21 Nov USA 6 Conference in Washington, D.C.
124. 2016 17 Oct 03 Nov Russia 17 Murmansk
123. 2016 02 Sep 19 Sep Russia 18 Murmansk, Kandalaksha, Saint Petersburg
122. 2016 18 Jul 22 Jul Norway 5 Skibotn, Nordkjorsbotn, Alta, Hammerfest, Honningsvåg, Nordkapp, Kárášjohka
121. 2016 04 Jul 15 Jul Russia 12 Murmansk
120. 2016 19 Jun 27 Jun Russia 9 Murmansk, Monchegorsk
119. 2016 29 Apr 18 May Russia 20 Saint Petersburg, Murmansk 615 € 31 €
118. 2016 15 Mar 29 Mar Russia 15 Murmansk, Teriberka 690 € 46 €
117. 2016 31 Jan 08 Feb Catalunya, Spain 9 Barcelona, Montserrat, Huesca 999 € 111 €
116. 2015-16 27 Dec 05 Jan Russia 9 Murmansk, Kirovsk 500 € 56 €
115. 2015 15 Nov 20 Nov Russia 6 Conference in Krasnoyarsk 60 € 10 €
114. 2015 24 Oct 25 Oct Aaland 1 Half-marathon in Mariehamn 220 € 220 €
113. 2015 30 Aug 21 Oct Urals, Russia 52 Work exchange in Yekaterinburg + Nizhni Tagil, Pervouralsk, Chelyabinsk 0 € 0 €
112. 2015 24 Jun 29 Jul Germany, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Russia 36 Bremen, Hamburg, Bishkek, Kochkor, Song Köl, Issyk Kul, Karakol, Almaty, Turkestan, Aralsk, Atyrau, Astrakhan, Saratov, Moscow 1800 € 50 €
111. 2015 01 Apr 06 Apr Estonia, Russia 6 Narva, Ivangorod, Saint Petersburg 360 € 60 €
110. 2015 26 Mar 31 Mar England 6 Conference in Cambridge 120 € 20 €
109. 2015 23 Jan 26 Jan Russia 3 Saint Petersburg 270 € 90 €
108. 2014-2015 10 Dec 12 Jan India 33 Delhi, Noida, Agra, Varanasi, Bodhgaya, Ranchi, Bengaluru, Mysore, Wayanad, Kannur, Udupi, Gokarna, Agonda, Panaji, Gurgaon 1650 € 50 €
107. 2014 26 Sep 30 Sep Germany 4 Berlin Marathon 560 € 140 €
106. 2014 29 Jul 01 Aug Ireland 4 Conference in Dublin 180 € 45 €
105. 2014 01 Jul 28 Jul Russia 27 Krasnoyarsk, Divnogorsk, Ilansky, Severobaikalsk, Listvyanka, Irkutsk 1565 € 58 €
104. 2014 09 May 21 May United States 12 Massachusetts, marathon in Rhode Island, New York, New Jersey 960 € 80 €
103. 2014 15 Feb 18 Feb Russia 3 Saint Petersburg 240 € 80 €
102. 2013-14 28 Dec 06 Jan Lithuania, Kaliningrad 10 Šiauliai, Vilnius, Kaliningrad, Baltiysk, Zelenogradsk, Nida, Klaipeda 610 € 61 €
101. 2013 03 Dec 07 Dec Turkey 4 Istanbul 580 € 145 €
100. 2013 16 Aug 18 Aug Aaland 2 Mariehamn, Märket 260 € 130 €
99. 2013 01 Jul 02 Aug Russia 33 Murmansk oblast, Enisey, Krasnoyarsk oblast, Khakasia, Saint Petersburg 2750 € 83 €
98. 2013 03 May 11 May Russia, Estonia 8 Saint Petersburg, Pskov, Pechory, Tartu, Tallinn 520 € 65 €
97. 2013 12 Apr 14 Apr Poland 3 Lodz marathon 380 € 127 €
96. 2013 23 Mar 03 Apr Latvia, Ukraine, Crimea 12 Riga, Kiev, Sevastopol, Bakhchisaray 570 € 48 €
95. 2013 25 Jan 28 Jan Russia 3 St. Petersburg, Rakhya 300 € 100 €
94. 2012 21 Sep 23 Sep Russia 2 St. Petersburg, Pushkin 300 € 150 €
93. 2012 08 Sep 09 Sep Estonia 2 Tallinn marathon 140 € 70 €
92. 2012 18 Jul 19 Jul Norway 1 Finnmark 60 € 60 €
91. 2012 29 Jun 7 Jul Russia 8 Saint Petersburg, Izhevsk, Buranovo, Yekaterinburg, Nevyansk 1000 € 125 €
90. 2012 21 Jun 24 Jun Russia 3 Saint Petersburg, Ingria 390 € 130 €
89. 2012 5 Jun 10 Jun Russia 6 Saint Petersburg 450 € 75 €
88. 2012 17 May 3 Jun Catalunya, Andorra, France, Monaco 17 Cycling from Barcelona to Nice 1040 € 61 €
87. 2012 4 May 7 May Russia 2 Saint Petersburg, Zelenogorsk 350 € 175 €
86. 2012 9 Apr 16 Apr Russia 8 Saint Petersburg, Arkhangelsk 1000 € 125 €
85. 2012 9 Mar 12 Mar Russia 2 Saint Petersburg 350 € 175 €
84. 2011-2012 28 Dec 13 Jan South Russia, Kalmykia, Karachay-Cherkess Republic 16 Lipetsk, Volgograd, Elista, Stavropol, Kislovodsk, Dombay, Sochi, Adler 1070 € 67 €
83. 2011-2012 11 Sep 31 Jan Studying in Russia 116 Saint Petersburg, Novgorod, Tikhvin, Komarovo, Repino, Gachina, Kronstadt, Pushkin, Pulkovo, Kem, Kalevala, Kostamuksha 9500 € 82 €
82. 2011 22 Aug 28 Aug Macedonia, Kosovo 7 Prishtina, Prizren, Matka canyon, Skopje 650 € 93 €
81. 2011 26 Jul 06 Aug Estonia, Latvia 12 Hiiumaa, Tartu, Sigulda, Kolkja, Narva, Viitna 680 € 57 €
80. 2011 08 Jul 09 Jul Russia 2 Vyborg 200 € 100 €
79. 2011 22 Apr 29 Apr Russia 7 Easter in St. Petersburg + Pushkin 310 € 44 €
78. 2011 02 Apr 05 Apr Germany 4 Berlin half marathon 250 € 62,50 €
77. 2011 26 Feb 06 Mar Jordan 17 Amman, Petra, Wadi Rum, Aqaba 700 € 100 €
76. 2010-11 28 Dec 10 Jan Latvia, Israel, Palestina 13 Riga, Tel Aviv, Jaffa, Jerusalem, Bethlehem, Jericho, Dead Sea, Nazareth, Akko, Haifa 1400 € 108 €
75. 2010 14 Oct 20 Oct Moldova, Transnistria, Ukraine 7 Chisinau, Tiraspol, Bendery, Odesa 700 € 100 €
74. 2010 12 Jul 25 Jul North-West Russia, Norway 14 Kirkenes, Murmansk, Molochnyi, Kem, Solovetsk, Petrozavodsk, Kizhi, St. Petersburg 730 € 52 €
73. 2010 10 Mar 30 May Studying in Russia, Tatarstan 78 Tver, Saint Petersburg, Moscow, Klin, Rzhev, Staritsa, Verhovolzhsky, Torzhok, Nizhni Novgorod, Kazan, Vyborg 4000 € 51 €
72. 2009-10 16 Dec 10 Jan Interrailing in Europe + Morocco 26 Germany, France, Euskadi, Portugal, Spain, Gibraltar, Morocco 2700 € 100 €
71. 2009 17 Oct 25 Oct Netherlands 9 Amsterdam marathon, Groningen, Bourtange, Deventer 800 € 89 €
70. 2009 28 Aug 31 Aug Romania 4 Bucharest, Brasov 425 € 106 €
69. 2009 13 Aug 16 Aug Russia 3 Saint Petersburg 450 € 150 €
68. 2009 15 Jun 24 Jun Russia 10 White Karelia 350 € 35 €
67. 2009 05 Jun 10 Jun Sweden, Germany 5 Lund, Hamburg, Berlin 350 € 70 €
66. 2009 06 Mar 09 Mar Italy 3 Lago Maggiore, Milano 355 € 118 €
65. 2008-2009 26 Dec 05 Jan Turkey, Syria 10 Istanbul, Ankara, Adana, Antakya, Aleppo, Damascus 1160 € 116 €
64. 2008 17 Oct 20 Oct Russia 3 St. Petersburg by train 500 € 167 €
63. 2008 21 Jun 20 Jul InterRailing to Ireland 30 Germany, France, England, Wales, Ireland, Northern Ireland, Norway, Sweden 3500 € 117 €
62. 2008 16 Jun 19 Jun Russia 4 Carelian Isthmus 400 € 100 €
61. 2008 16 May 18 May Latvia 2 Riga half-marathon 300 € 150 €
60. 2008 28 Mar 30 Mar Poland 3 Wedding in Lodz 300 € 100 €
59. 2008 10 Mar 23 Mar South Africa 13 Two Oceans Marathon in Cape Town 1800 € 138 €
58. 2007 06 Dec 09 Dec Slovenia 4 Ljubljana 600 € 150 €
57. 2007 05 Oct 14 Oct Latvia, Georgia, Armenia 9 Riga, Tbilisi, Gori, Yerevan 1200 € 133 €
56. 2007 29 Jun 16 Jul Iceland, Greenland, Denmark, Sweden 17 Reykjavík, Nuuk, Ilulissat, Landmannalaugar, Skaftafell, Höfn, Seydisfjördur, Thisted, Malmö 3400 € 200 €
55. 2007 04 Apr 22 Apr Japan, Estonia 18 One day in Tallinn, then Japan: Tokyo, Hakodate, Kakunodate, Niigata, Nagano, Kyoto, Hiroshima, Miyajima, Kooya-san, Nagoya 2250 € 125 €
54. 2007 08 Mar 11 Mar France 3 First time in Paris 600 € 200 €
53. 2006 25 Nov 02 Dec Cyprus 7 Half-marathon in Paphos, Troodhos, Nicosia, Turkish republic 950 € 136 €
52. 2006 22 Jul 31 Jul Switzerland 10 Alpine marathon relay in Davos, Bern, Zurich, St. Moritz, Liechtenstein 700 € 70 €
51. 2006 30 Apr 04 Jun Overland to Albania 36 Sweden, Denmark, Germany, Italy, Albania, Montenegro, Croatia, Bosnia and Hercegovina, Hungary, Poland 2300 € 64 €
50. 2006 25 Feb 05 Mar Spain 9 Seville marathon, Huelva, Lepe, overnight in Frankfurt 900 € 100 €
49. 2006 12 Jan 16 Jan England 4 London 500 € 125 €
48. 2005 02 Dec 05 Dec Denmark 4 Copenhagen 300 € 75 €
47. 2005 04 Jul 21 Jul Sweden, Malta, England, Scotland 18 Umeå, Sundsvall, Stockholm, Malta, Gozo, London, Edinburgh 1800 € 100 €
46. 2005 15 Mar 07 Apr Bulgaria 24 Plovdiv, Sofia, Bansko, Sandanski 1000 € 42 €
45. 2004-2005 30 Nov 24 Jan New Zealand, Malaysia, Indonesia 56 Everywhere in New Zealand, Kuala Lumpur, Penang, Northern Sumatra 3500 € 63 €
44. 2004 30 Oct 31 Oct Aaland 2 Åland half marathon in Mariehamn 150 € 75 €
43. 2004 30 Jul 11 Aug Crimea, Ukraine, Russia 13 Moscow, Simferopol, Yalta, Kiev, St. Petersburg 800 € 62 €
42. 2004 18 May 23 May Croatia 6 Zagreb, Samobor, Šibenik 650 € 108 €
41. 2004 08 Apr 11 Apr Norway 4 Easter in Oslo 450 € 113 €
40. 2004 18 Mar 22 Mar Netherlands, Germany 4 The Hague, Delft, Utrecht, Cologne 300 € 75 €
39. 2004 23 Jan 26 Jan Latvia 4 Riga 350 € 88 €
38. 2003 29 Nov 08 Dec Spain, Portugal 10 Madrid, Extremadura, Marathon in Lisbon 1000 € 100 €
37. 2003 22 Sep 13 Oct Czech Rep., Slovakia, Kaliningrad 22 Work camp in Kostelecké Horky 700 € 32 €
36. 2003 30 Jun 11 Jul Cycling in Norway 12 Cycling in Finnish Lapland, Northern Norway, Sweden 550 € 46 €
35. 2003 19 Jun 22 Jun Luxembourg 4 Luxembourg City, Brussels, Thionville, Grevenmacher, Vianden, Clervaux 650 € 163 €
34. 2003 11 Apr 23 Apr Poland 13 Zywiec, Lodz, Warsaw, Wisla, Szczyrk 500 € 38 €
33. 2002 04 Dec 09 Dec Belarus, Lithuania and Estonia 6 Minsk, Vilnius and Tallinn 350 € 58 €
32. 2002 16 Aug 17 Aug Estonia 2 Pärnu 0 € o €
31. 2002 28 Jun 02 Jul Lapland 5 Sweden, Finland, Norway under the midnight sun 400 € 80 €
30. 2002 26 May 18 Jun Spain, Catalunya 24 Cycling from Málaga to Barcelona 800 € 33 €
29. 2002 23 Mar 01 Apr Poland 10 Easter trip to Warsaw, Wroclaw, Klodzko, Kudawa Zdroj, Miedzygorze, Nysa, Opole, Zakopane, Krakow and Auschwitz 550 € 55 €
28. 2001 09 Nov 15 Dec Central America 38 Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica 2050 € 54 €
27. 2001 09 Jul 15 Jul Åland 7 Cycling in Åland and making a travel video in Stockholm 150 € 21 €
26. 2001 21 Jun 24 Jun Netherlands 4 Mid-summer in Amsterdam and Utrecht 450 € 113 €
25. 2001 11 Apr 20 Apr Baltic States 10 Easter in Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia 450 € 45 €
24. 2001 18 Mar 21 Mar Sweden 4 Stockholm 200 € 50 €
23. 2000 10 Jan 20 Dec Round the World 345 A whole year on the road: UK, Argentina, Chile, Antarctica, Bolivia, Ecuador, Galapagos, Mexico, Cuba, Belize, Guatemala, Canada, USA, Indonesia, Australia, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Myanmar, Laos, Vietnam, China, Hong Kong, Macao, Russia 16600 € 48 €
22. 1999 11 Nov 14 Nov Belgium 4 Brussels and Antwerp 600 € 150 €
20. 1999 10 Sep 05 Oct Trans-Siberian 26 Moscow, Siberia, Mongolia, Beijing 2000 € 77 €
20. 1999 20 Aug 23 Aug Germany 4 Rostock by Finnjet 300 € 75 €
19. 1998 24 Sep 27 Sep Germany 4 Hamburg and Berlin 500 € 125 €
18. 1997 12 Dec 14 Dec Sweden 3 Stockholm 50 € 17 €
17. 1997 24 Oct 25 Oct Estonia 2 Tallinn 25 € 13 €
16. 1997 31 Jul 21 Aug Greece, Yugoslavia, Hungary 22 IAAF World Champs in Athens, Belgrad, Budapest, Balaton 1200 € 54 €
15. 1997 05 Jun 18 Jun Iceland, Faroe Islands, Norway 14 Back by Smyril Line ferry 1200 € 86 €
14. 1997 25 Apr 26 Apr Sweden 2 Stockholm 30 € 15 €
13. 1997 02 Jan 09 Jan Egypt 8 Luxor 600 € 75 €
12. 1995 06 Oct 07 Oct Estonia 2 Tallinn 50 € 25 €
11. 1995 12 Aug 04 Sep Interrail 24 Sweden, Denmark, Germany, Switzerland, Hungary, Austria, Slovakia, Czech Republic 1125 € 47 €
10. 1991 04 Jun 09 Jun Germany, Denmark, Sweden 6 By car to Hamburg 300 € 50 €
10. 1988 29 Apr 01 May Sweden 3 Stockholm 25 € 8 €
9. 1987 24 Apr 26 Apr Sweden 3 Stockholm 25 € 8 €
8. 1984 xx Jun xx Jun Sweden 4 Umeå 0 € 0 €
7. 1983 14 Jul 17 Jul Sweden 4 High Chaparral, Kolmården 0 € 0 €
6. 1983 13 Jun 19 Jun Greece 7 Crete 0 € 0 €
5. 1982 01 Jul 04 Jul Norway 4 Oslo 0 € 0 €
4. 1982 xx Feb xx Feb Austria 5 Zell am See 0 € 0 €
3. 1980 01 Aug 15 Aug Italy 15 Verone, Venice, Florence, Assisi, Siena, Pisa, Lago di Garda 0 € 0 €
2. 1980 xx Jun xx Jun Sweden 3 Kolmården 0 € 0 €
1. 1979 31 May 04 Jun Denmark, Sweden 5 Copenhagen, Stockholm, Kolmården 0 € 0 €
# Year Start End Where Days Expenses Per day Comments

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How many days have I spent in each country (updated 2016-12-02):

Finland14 719
Russia536
Sweden52
USA44
New Zealand43
Germany41
Bolivia40
Spain39
Indonesia38
Ecuador36
10
Poland34
India33
Norway29
England25
Bulgaria24
Estonia24
Mexico23
Italy23
Argentina22
Guatemala21
20
Hungary21
France21
Czech Rep.18
Chile17
Japan17
Iceland17
Honduras16
Thailand16
Netherlands16
China15
30
Canada15
Laos15
Cuba14
Greece14
Malaysia14
Latvia14
South Africa13
Morocco13
Crimea13
Catalunya13
40
Vietnam12
Switzerland12
Lithuania12
Denmark11
Ireland10
Kazakhstan10
Australia9
Antarctica9
Belize9
Portugal9
50
Israel9
Turkey9
Kyrgyzstan9
Mongolia8
Egypt8
Austria8
Kaliningrad8
Ukraine8
Aaland8
Malta7
60
Nicaragua7
Albania7
Jordan7
Slovakia6
Hong Kong6
Croatia6
Cyprus6
Scotland6
Greenland5
Syria5
70
Belgium4
Costa Rica4
Faroe Islands4
Galapagos4
Luxembourg4
Singapore4
Bosnia and Hercegovina4
Georgia4
Slovenia4
Romania4
80
Macedonia4
Belarus3
Palestina3
Kosovo3
Kalmykia3
Armenia2
Northern Ireland2
Moldova2
Transnistria2
Udmurtia2
90
Myanmar1
Macao1
Yugoslavia1
San Marino1
Montenegro1
Liechtenstein1
Holy See1
Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus1
Wales1
Euskadi1
100
Gibraltar1
Tatarstan1
Andorra1
Monaco1

Altogether 1774 days abroad, which is 10.8% of my life.

How many nights have I slept in some of the most visited cities: (updated 2016-12-02)

St. Petersburg, RUS168
Murmansk, RUS103
Tver, RUS58
Yekaterinburg, RUS50
Krasnoyarsk, RUS23
Quito, ECU21
Kostelecke Horky, CZE13
Berlin, GER13
Hamburg, GER13
Budapest, HUN12
Plovdiv, BUL11
Cape Town, RSA10
London, GBR10
Riga, LTV10
Lodz, POL10
Sydney, AUS9
Barcelona, CAT9
La Paz, BOL9
Reykjavik, ICE9
Gili Meno, INA8
Auckland, NZL8
Davos, SUI8
Ushuaia, ARG7
Beijing, CHN7
Luxor, EGY7
Athens, GRE7
Lago di Garda, ITA7
Stockholm, SWE7
Sevastopol, CRI7
Moscow, RUS7
Bansko, BUL6
Santiago de Chile, CHI6
Agios Nikolaos, GRE6
Lago Atitlan, GUA6
Hong Kong, HKG6
Balatonfured, HUN6
Mexico City, MEX6
Paphos, CYP6
Oslo, NOR6
Lisbon, POR6
Istanbul, TUR6
Kaliningrad, KAL6
Caye Caulker, BLZ5
Cochabamba, BOL5
Rurrenabaque, BOL5
Jakarta, INA5
Kuala Lumpur, MAL5
Ulaanbaatar, MON5
Bangkok, THA5
San Mateo CA, USA5
Copenhagen, DEN5
Amsterdam, NED5
Mariehamn, AAL5
Dublin, IRE5
Washington, DC, USA5
Buenos Aires, ARG4
Zell am See, AUT4
Sofia, BUL4
Antigua, GUA4
Vilnius, LIT4
Tanah Rata, MAL4
Warsaw, POL4
Singapore, SIN4
Bennett WI, USA4
Hanoi, VIE4
Edinburgh, GBR4
Sevilla, SPA4
Tirana, ALB4
Tokyo, JPN4
Tbilisi, GEO4
Paris, FRA4
Nõmba, EST4
Sochi, RUS4
Barcelona, CAT4
Pskov, RUS4
Somerville, MA, USA4
New York City, USA4
Cambridge, ENG4
Astrakhan, RUS4

Dates, when I have been to Russia: (updated 2016-12-02)

1. 10-18 Sep 199936-37
2. 18-20 Dec 200051
3. 10-12 Oct 200341
4. 09-11 Aug 200433
5. 16-19 Jun 200825
6. 17-20 Oct 200842-43
7. 15-24 Jun 200925-26
8. 13-16 Aug 200933
9. 10 Mar - 23 Apr 201010-16
10. 27 Apr - 30 May 201017-21
11. 12-25 Jul 201028-29
12. 22-29 Apr 201116-17
13. 08-09 Jul 201127
14. 11 Sep - 19 Nov 201136-46
15. 27 Nov - 23 Dec 201147-51
16. 27 Dec 2011 - 31 Jan 201252-5
17. 09-12 Mar 201210-11
18. 09-16 Apr 201215-16
19. 04-07 May 201218-19
20. 05-10 Jun 201223
21. 21-24 Jun 201225
22. 29 Jun - 07 Jul 201226-27
23. 21-23 Sep 201238
24. 25-28 Jan 20134-5
25. 03-10 May 201318-19
26. 02 Jul - 02 Aug 201327-31
27. 30 Dec 2013 - 03 Jan 20141
28. 15-18 Feb 20147-8
29. 01-28 Jul 201427-31
30. 23-26 Jan 20154-5
31. 01-06 Apr 201514-15
32. 18-29 Jul 201529-31
33. 31 Aug - 21 Oct 201536-43
34. 15-20 Nov 201546-47
35. 27 Dec 2015 - 05 Jan 201652-53, 1
36. 15 Mar 2016 - 29 Mar 201611-13
37. 19-27 Jun 201624-26
38. 04-15 Jul 201627-28
39. 02-19 Sep 201635-37
40. 17 Oct 2016 - 03 Nov 201642-44
41. 23-24 Nov 201647


Weeks that I've been to Russia: 1-5, 7-8, 10-21, 23-31, 33, 35-53
Days that I've been to Russia:
01-31 Jan,
15-18 Feb,
09-31 Mar,
01-30 Apr,
01-30 May,
05-10, 15-27, 29-30 Jun,
01-31 Jul,
01-02, 09-11, 13-16, 31 Aug,
1-30 Sep,
01-31 Oct,
01-20, 23-24, 27-30 Nov,
01-23, 27-31 Dec.
How many days have I've been to Russia in different months

January45
February4
March41
April50
May60
June35
July104
August10
September80
October73
November34
December38

The number of traveled days in different continents (updated 2016-12-02)

Europe107160%
Asia33019%
Americas27715.6%
Oceania522.9%
Africa341.9%
Antarctica90.51%













Travel days and expenses per year (updated 2016-05-23)

YearDays€/d
201648252553
2015126366029
201478497064
201369560581
201282742791
20111591198575
2010113586052
200954327561
2008617500123
2007518050158
200666535081
200570440063
200465370057
200359340058
200247210045
200163330052
20003451660048
199934290085
19984500125
199751310561
1996000
199526117545
ALL1671107,39064





























Number of new countries per year (updated 2016-12-02):

YearCountries
20160
20152
20141
20130
20124
20114
20104
20094
20086
20075
20066
20054
20043
20033
20024
20017
200023
19994
19975
19956
19911
19831
19822
19802
19792
19711
TOTAL104


































Hours spent in an aeroplane (updated 2016-12-02):

YearHours
201643
201546
201450
201317
201216
201127
201017
200917
200844
200759
200630
200549
200446
200323
200215
200134
200082
199915
19985
199724
19838
19806

How many days have I spent abroads in different months (updated 2016-12-02):

January144
February51
March151
April148
May162
June156
July261
August130
September144
October150
November105
December180
How many days have I spent abroads on different days of the week (updated 2016-12-02):

Monday255
Tuesday243
Wednesday247
Thursday249
Friday272
Saturday290
Sunday282

How many days have I spent in different language regions (updated 2016-12-02):

Finnish14 631
Russian600
Spanish244
English187
Swedish62
German58
Indonesian38
Arabic37
Polish34
Norwegian29
French27
Bulgarian24
Italian24
Hungarian21
Greek20
Czech18
Estonian22
Mandarin17
Japanese17
Icelandic17
Thai16
Dutch16
Lao15
Hindi15
Melayu14
Latvian14
Catalan13
Vietnamese12
Lithuanian12
Danish11
Albanian10
Turkish10
Kazakh10
Kyrgyz9
Cantonese9
Portuguese9
Kannada9
Mongolian8
Hebrew8
Maltese7
Croatian6
Slovakian6
Greenlandic5
Malayalam5
Faroese4
Luxembourgish4
Bosnian4
Georgian4
Slovenian4
Romanian4
Macedonian4
Konkani4
Belarusian3
Ukrainian4
Serbian2
Armenian2
Moldovan2
Burmese1
Flamish1
Euskera1

Countries I have visited more than once: (updated 2016-12-02):

Russia37
Sweden18
Germany12
Estonia11
Norway9
Norway8
Latvia7
France6
Poland6
England6
Denmark5
Spain5
Aaland4
Netherlands3
Italy3
Hungary3
Ukraine3
Lithuania3
Catalunya3
USA3
Portugal2
Iceland2
Switzerland2
Scotland2
Malaysia2
Indonesia2
Croatia2
Czech Republic2
Slovakia2
Mexico2
Guatemala2
China2
Faroe Islands2
Greece2
Austria2
Crimea2
Turkey2
Kaliningrad2
Ireland2
Largest cities I've been to:

CityPeopleWorld #
Istanbul13.2 M3.
Buenos Aires13.1 M4.
Moscow11.7 M7.
Delhi11.4 M9.
Beijing11.0 M11.
Jakarta9.8 M13.
Tokyo8.9 M17.
Mexico City8.4 M18.
New York8.2 M21.
London7.9 M22.
Bangalore6.6 M25.
Singapore6.3 M27.
Bangkok5.9 M29.
Santiago5.3 M32.
Ankara4.3 M42.
Saint Petersburg4.3 M43.

Largest metropolitan areas I've been to:

CityPeopleWorld #
Tokyo-Yokohama38.4 M1.
Mexico City28.1 M2.
New York23.8 M3.
Jakarta20.2 M8.
Delhi19.8 M10.
Los Angeles18.3 M11.
Osaka-Kobe-Kyoto17.9 M12.
Istanbul15.7 M15.
Moscow15.1 M17.
Buenos Aires14.9 M18.
Beijing14.1 M20.
London13.9 M21.
Paris12.1 M24.
Rhein-Ruhr11.9 M25.
Bangkok10.7 M28.
Chicago9.5 M31.
Nagoya8.9 M34.
San Francisco7.8 M40.
Kuala Lumpur7.8 M41.
Dallas7.1 M45.
Washington, DC8.35 M42.
Bandung6.9 M47.
Bengaluru6.9 M48.

Agglomerations of more than a million from where I have taken a photo: (according to http://citypopulation.de/world/Agglomerations.html

#CityCountryPeopleWorld #
1.TokyoJapan39.4 M1.
2.Guangzhou 34.3 M2.
3.Jakarta27.4 M4.
4.Delhi25.7 M5.
5.Seoul24.2 M6.
6.México22.4 M10.
7.New York21.9 M10.
8.Beijing20.3 M13.
9.Osaka17.8 M14.
10.Los Angeles17.4 M15.
11.Moscow16.8 M17.
12.Buenos Aires15.8 M19.
13.Bangkok15.1 M21.
14.Istanbul14.2 M22.
15.London14.1 M23.
16.Paris 11.2 M28.
17.Nagoya 10.4 M30.
18.Bangalore10.1 M32.
19.Chicago 9.8 M34.
20.Washington, DC 8.35 M42.
21.San Francisco 7.5 M47.
22.Boston7.35 M48.
23.Hong Kong7.25 M50.
24.Kuala Lumpur 6.9 M53.
25.Santiago de Chile 6.9 M53.
26.Singapore 6.8 M56.
27.Dallas6.45 M61.
28.Madrid6.35 M63.
29.Houston6.05 M64.
30.Bandung5.85 M67.
31.Saint Petersburg 5.4 M72.
32.Milan5.15 M75.
33.Sydney4.83 M86.
34.Barcelona4.68 M89.
35.Surabaya4.63 M90.
36.Ankara4.58 M92.
37.Monterrey4.57 M92.
38.Cologne/Düsseldorf 4.4 M96.
39.Berlin4.38 M99.
40.Cape Town4.03 M111.
41.Rome3.65 M127.
42.Athens 3.6 M130.
43.Damascus 3.6 M130.
44.Medan3.38 M138.
45.Kiev3.35 M139.
46.Amman 3.3 M141.
47.Frankfurt am Main3.18 M148.
48.Nanning 3.1 M151.
49.Rotterdam-Hague 3.1 M151.
50.Aleppo3.03 M155.
51.Guatemala City2.98 M162.
52.Manchester2.97 M162.
53.Guayaquil2.95 M166.
54.Hanoi2.88 M172.
55.Hamburg 2.6 M191.
56.Lisbon 2.6M191.
57.Budapest2.55 M195.
58.Quito 2.5 M196.
59.Tel Aviv-Jaffa2.48 M199.
60.Vancouver2.48 M199.
61.Katowice 2.4 M207.
62.Amsterdam2.35 M212.
63.Warsaw2.23 M220.
64.Havana2.22 M223.
65.Bucharest2.18 M230.
66.Vienna 2.1 M240.
67.Las Vegas2.05 M244.
68.Rabat2.05 M244.
69.Stockholm2.05 M244.
70.Brussels 2 M256.
71.Agra1.99 M261.
72.Minsk1.94 M266.
73.Hiroshima1.87 M275.
74.La Paz1.84 M277.
75.San José, Costa Rica1.82 M281.
76.Santa Cruz de la Sierra1.81 M286.
77.Valencia, Spain1.77 M293.
78.Varanasi1.76 M295.
79.Nizhny Novgorod1.75 M297.
80.Almaty1.75 M297.
81.Adana1.67 M309.
82.Novosibirsk1.62 M319.
83.Glasgow1.61 M322.
84.Copenhagen 1.6 M324.
85.Yekaterinburg1.59 M328.
86.Georg Town1.52 M341.
87.Denpasar1.46 M353.
88.Prague1.46 M353.
89.Newcastle upon Tyne1.45 M356.
90.Auckland1.43 M359.
91.Volgograd1.41 M362.
92.Belgrade 1.4 M365.
93.Calgary1.39 M368.
94.Chelyabinsk1.39 M368.
95.Zurich1.35 M376.
96.Seville1.33 M382.
97.Dublin1.32 M387.
98.Sofia 1.32M387.
99.Managua 1.3 M397.
100.Ulan Bator1.27 M408.
101.Yogyakarta1.27 M408.
102.Ranchi1.26 M413.
103.Edmonton1.25 M415.
104.Tbilisi1.25 M415.
105.Helsinki1.21 M422.
106.Kazan1.21 M422.
107.Fes1.18 M430.
108.Yerevan1.18 M430.
109.Cochabamba1.17 M436.
110.Oslo1.13 M455.
111.Southampton1.13 M455.
112.Tegucigalpa1.13 M455.
113.Odessa1.11 M465.
114.Mysore 1.1 M471.
115.Saratov1.09 M486.
116.Krasnoyarsk1.08 M484.
117.Mérida1.06 M496.
118.Marrakesh1.05 M500.
119.Valparaiso1.04 M503.
120.Antwerp1.02 M517.
121.Mendoza1.02 M517.
122.Málaga1.01 M525.
123.Bordeaux1.01 M525.

http://www.world-gazetteer.com/wg.php?x=&men=gcis&lng=en&dat=32&srt=npan&col=aohdq
http://www.world-gazetteer.com/wg.php?x=&men=gcis&lng=en&dat=32&srt=npan&col=aohdq&va=&pt=a

  • Largest island I've been to: Greenland (world #1)
  • Largest ocean I've swam in: Pacific (#1)
  • Southernmost ocean I've swam in: Southern (#1)
  • Biggest sea I've swam in: Caribbean (#2)
  • Longest river I've seen: Nile (#1)
  • Biggest lake I've seen: Michigan (#5)
  • Deepest lake I've seen: Baikal (#1)
  • Largest country I've been to: Russia (#1)
  • Smallest country I've been to: Vatican (#1)
  • Oldest country I've been to: San Marino (#1)
  • Youngest country I've been to: Montenegro (#1)
  • Richest country I've been to: Liechtenstein (#2)
  • Poorest country I've been to: Myanmar (#26)
  • Tallest mountain I've seen: Aconcagua
  • Highest place I've been to: Mt. Cotopaxi, Ecuador (5896 m)
  • Lowest place I've been to: Kalya Beach, Dead Sea, Palestina (-423m)
  • Most densely populated country I've been to: Macau (#1)
  • Least densely populated country I've been to: Mongolia (#2)
  • Least populated country I've been to: Greenland (#1)
  • Most populated country I've been to: China (#1)
  • Largest city I've been to: Buenos Aires (#4)
  • Largest metropolitan area I've been to: Tokyo-Yokohama (#1)
  • Largest European city I've not been to: Kharkiv (#17)
  • Largest European metropolitan area I've not been to: Napoli (#16)
  • Driest place I've been to: Luxor (#4)
  • Largest desert I've seen: Sahara (#1)
  • Farthest north I've been to: Mehamn-Kjöllefjord, Norway (70.56,47 N / 27.45,14 E)
  • Farthest south I've been to: Peterman Island, Antarctica (65.09,57 S / 64.09,12 W)
  • Closest east I've been to: Krasnojarsk Dam, Russia (55.56,09 N / 92.17,15 E)
  • Closest west I've been to: Lanquín, Guatemala (15.34,24 N / 89.58,31 W)
  • Farthest east I've been to: Napier, New Zealand (39.29,34 S / 176.54,43 E)
  • Farthest west I've been to: Victoria, Vancouver Island, Canada (48.25,43 N / 123.21,56 W)
  • Closest to equator I've been to: Mitad del Mundo, Ecuador (00.00,00 S / 78.27,21 W)
  • Furthest from home I've been to: Royal Albatross Colony, Dunedin, New Zealand: 17 242 km (45.46,33 S / 170.43,06 E)
  • Closest independent country from home I've not been to: Kazakhstan: 1905 km (50.19,25 N / 47.56,40 E)
  • Closest from home abroads I've to: Tallinn, Estonia: 235 km (59.26,43 N / 24.44,38 E)
  • Closest city (> 1M) from home I've not been to: Kharkiv, Ukraine: 1494 km (49.59,37 N / 36.13,50 E)
  • Closest city (metropolitan > 1M) from home I've not been to: Bremen, Germany: 1295 km (53.04,30 N / 08.48,26 E)
  • Least developed country I've been to: Myanmar (#38)
  • Most developed country I've not been to: South Korea (#12)
  • Country with lowest unemployment percentage I've been to: Belarus: 1,0 % (#5)
  • Country with highest unemployment percentage I've been to: Bosnia and Herzegovina: 43,1 % (#13)
  • Country with lowest GINI index I've not been to: Kazakhstan: 26,7 (#10)
  • Country with highest GINI index I've been to: South Africa: 65,0 (#2)
http://worldatlas.com/geoquiz/thelist.htm
http://www.world-gazetteer.com/
https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_sovereign_states_and_dependent_territories_by_population_density


http://www.tiptoptens.com/2011/05/02/10-driest-places-in-the-world/

UNESCO World Heritage sites I've been to or seen:

  • Australia
    • Sydney Opera House
  • Austria
    • Palace and Gardens of Schönbrunn
    • Historic Centre of Vienna
  • Belgium
    • La Grand-Place, Brussels
  • Belize
    • Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System
  • Bolivia
    • City of Potosí
    • Historic City of Sucre
    • Tiwanaku: Spiritual and Political Centre of the Tiwanaku Culture
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
    • Old Bridge Area of the Old City of Mostar
  • Bulgaria
    • Pirin National Park
  • Chile
    • Historic Quarter of the Seaport City of Valparaíso
  • China
    • Imperial Palaces of the Ming and Qing Dynasties in Beijing and Shenyang
    • The Great Wall
    • Temple of Heaven: an Imperial Sacrificial Altar in Beijing
    • Historic Centre of Macao
  • Croatia
    • Old City of Dubrovnik
    • The Cathedral of St James in ¦ibenik
  • Cuba
    • Old Havana and its Fortifications
    • Trinidad and the Valley de los Ingenios
    • Viñales Valley
    • Urban Historic Centre of Cienfuegos
  • Cyprus
    • Paphos
  • Czech Republic
    • Historic Centre of Prague
    • Tugendhat Villa in Brno
  • Ecuador
    • City of Quito
    • Galápagos Islands
  • Egypt
    • Ancient Thebes with its Necropolis
  • Estonia
    • Historic Centre (Old Town) of Tallinn
  • Finland
    • Fortress of Suomenlinna
    • High Coast / Kvarken Archipelago
    • Old Rauma
  • France
    • Paris, Banks of the Seine
    • Le Havre, the City Rebuilt by Auguste Perret
    • Roman Theatre and its Surroundings and the "Triumphal Arch" of Orange
    • Canal du Midi
    • Historic Fortified City of Carcassonne
  • Germany
    • Cologne Cathedral
    • Hanseatic City of Lübeck
    • Town Hall and Roland on the Marketplace of Bremen
  • Greece
    • Acropolis, Athens
  • Greenland
    • Ilulissat Icefjord
  • Guatemala
    • Antigua Guatemala
    • Tikal National Park
  • Holy See
    • Vatican City
  • Honduras
    • Maya Site of Copan
  • Hungary
    • Budapest, including the Banks of the Danube, the Buda Castle Quarter and Andrássy Avenue
  • Iceland
    • Þingvellir National Park
  • India
    • Agra Fort
    • Mahabodhi Temple
    • Taj Mahal
  • Indonesia
    • Borobudur Temple Compounds
    • Prambanan Temple Compounds
    • Tropical Rainforest Heritage of Sumatra
  • Israel
    • Old City of Acre
    • White City of Tel-Aviv -- the Modern Movement
    • Bahá.i Holy Places in Haifa and the Western Galilee
  • Italy
    • Historic Centre of Rome
    • Historic Centre of Florence
    • Piazza del Duomo, Pisa
    • Venice and its Lagoon
    • Historic Centre of Siena
    • Assisi, the Basilica of San Francesco and Other Franciscan Sites
  • Japan
    • Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto
    • Hiroshima Peace Memorial (Genbaku Dome)
  • Jordan
    • Petra
  • Kazakhstan
    • Mausoleum of Khoja Ahmed Yasawi
  • Laos
    • Town of Luang Prabang
  • Latvia
    • Historic Centre of Riga
  • Lithuania
    • Curonian Spit
    • Vilnius Historic Centre
  • Luxembourg
    • City of Luxembourg: its Old Quarters and Fortifications
  • Malta
    • City of Valletta
    • Megalithic Temples of Malta
  • Mexico
    • Historic Centre of Mexico City and Xochimilco
    • Historic Centre of Oaxaca and Archaeological Site of Monte Albán
    • Pre-Hispanic City of Teotihuacan
    • Pre-Hispanic City of Chichen-Itza
    • Pre-Hispanic Town of Uxmal
  • Mongolia
    • Orkhon Valley Cultural Landscape
  • Montenegro
    • Natural and Culturo-Historical Region of Kotor
  • Morocco
    • Medina of Fez
    • Medina of Marrakesh
    • Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou
    • Medina of Essaouira
  • New Zealand
    • Te Wahipounamu - South West New Zealand
    • Tongariro National Park
  • Poland
    • Cracow's Historic Centre
    • Auschwitz Birkenau German Nazi Concentration and Extermination Camp
    • Historic Centre of Warsaw
  • Russia
    • Historic Centre of Saint Petersburg and Related Groups of Monuments
    • Kremlin and Red Square, Moscow
    • Lake Baikal
    • Historic and Architectural Complex of the Kazan Kremlin
    • Ensemble of the Novodevichy Convent
    • Cultural and Historic Ensemble of the Solovetsky Islands
    • Kizhi pogost
    • Historic Monuments of Novgorod and Surroundings
    • Western Caucasus
  • South Africa
    • Cape Floral Region Protected Areas
  • Spain
    • Alhambra, Generalife and Albayzín, Granada
    • Works of Antoni Gaudí
    • Historic City of Toledo
    • Cathedral, Alcázar and Archivo de Indias in Seville
    • Archaeological Ensemble of Mérida
    • Aranjuez Cultural Landscape
  • Sweden
    • Laponian Area
    • Kvarken Archipelago / High Coast
  • Switzerland
    • Old City of Berne
  • Syria
    • Ancient City of Damascus
    • Ancient City of Aleppo
  • Thailand
    • Historic City of Ayutthaya
  • Turkey
    • Historic Areas of Istanbul
  • Ukraine
    • Kiev: Saint-Sophia Cathedral and Related Monastic Buildings, Kiev-Pechersk Lavra
  • United Kingdom
    • Westminster Palace, Westminster Abbey and Saint Margaret's Church
    • Tower of London
    • Old and New Towns of Edinburgh
  • United States
    • Statue of Liberty
  • Vietnam
    • Complex of Hué Monuments
    • Ha Long Bay