Traveller. Author. Entrepreneur.
James Asquith is a British traveller, author, founder and CEO of Holiday Swap. He is the official Guinness record holder for being the youngest person to visit every sovereign country in the world. James was 24 years and 192 days old when he entered his final country, Federated States of Micronesia, on 8 July 2013. There are officially 193 United Nations countries in the world.
During his Bachelors degree at the London School of Economics from 2007, James began his travels by volunteering in Southern Vietnam, and continued to travel to every country in the world over the next 5 years.
After completing his travels James wrote a book documenting his journey to every country in the world, titled ‘Breaking Borders – Travels in Pursuit of an Impossible Record’ and the book broke the top 10 in travel literature on Amazon.