In July 2015, Cassie De Pecol flew to the sovereign nation of Palau. But this wasn’t just any vacation. Shet was embarking on the journey of a lifetime: to be the fastest person to travel to every single one of the world’s 196 sovereign nations and break a Guinness World Record.
She left for her world tour in July 2015, and on February 2, 2017 she visited Yemen, the 196th and final country on her list. Her entire journey around the world took 18 months and 26 days