27-Year-Old Became The First Woman To Visit Every Country In The World

Cassie De Pecol
27-year-old Cassie De Pecol from Connecticut set off on 24 July 2015 and finished her committed project on 2 Feb 2017, documenting her journey online as she went. In July 2015, Cassie De Pecol went to the sovereign country of Palau. But this was not just any vacation. The 27-year-old from Connecticut was starting on the journey of a lifetime: to be the fastest person to travel each and every one of the 196 sovereign countries and crack a Guinness World Record.