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Ric Gazarian
Event Organizer & Traveler, GlobalGaz
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I am the Co-Founder & Organizer of the Extraordinary Travel Festival. This event is for the world's most avid, accomplished, and adventurous travelers in the world. The second Extraordinary Travel Festival will be held in Bangkok on November 15, 2024.

Join me in my quest to travel to every county in the world. I will share with you off-the-beaten path locations, unique experiences and must-see places on my blog, GlobalGaz. I have traveled to over 160 countries.

I am the Producer of the top-selling iTunes documentary, Hit The Road: India and the adventure-travel documentary Hit The Road: Cambodia.

Also, I am the host of the podcast, Counting Countries, where I interview people who have traveled to all 193 countries in the world.

I am also a travel industry speaker and I have organized scores of travel events, online and in-person.

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  • Great info which is needed for frequent travelers. Knowing this info will make travel a little bit better and a little bit easier. Thanks for sharing!

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    In Departures 3 days ago

  • I am trying out Planit Earth for some upcoming trips. Looks great! One issue is the downloading of the PDFs. The PDF is missing a lot of info/data. It is not gathering all of the data from the web.

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    Planit Earth 11 days ago

  • Epic road trip! Good luck on this adventure.

  • I travel with my dog between the US and Thailand. He is under 10lbs which allowed me to bring him on the cabin on KAL. I have not used a service to transport him.

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