How many countries are there currently in the world? Now that is a question that’s somewhat difficult to answer, as there is no one right answer.

Many sources offer different answers, and depending on the source, there are 189, 191, 192, 193, 194, 195 or 196 independent countries in the world today.  (Source:
This travel blog is working towards covering every country on the list of 194! To date this travel blog has written about or referred to 75 countries of the world and COUNTING. Enjoy the journey with me…
Scroll down to see the countries already covered (article categories of this blog) on the left hand side of your screen.