ISLAMABAD – An American woman, who has just broken the world record of being the youngest woman (27) to travel all the 196 sovereign states in record time (18 months 26 days), ranks Pakistan as the fifth best country in the world to visit.
Cassandra De Pecol is the first and fastest documented woman to travel to every sovereign nation.
Beginning when Cassie was 23 on the Pacific island of Palau in July 2015, the trip lasted 18 months and 26 days – half the time of the previous Guinness World Record.
Her journey, Expedition196, was almost entirely funded by sponsorship, has been an installation in sustainability and ethical eco-friendly tourism.
The traveler has now published a list of her favourite destinations. In her list, she has also reflected on what makes these countries special.
Talking about Pakistan, she said that one must visit it “to get a true sense of raw, authentic Asian culture, and for the food”.
While in Pakistan, she also visited various universities. She met with students and discussed ideas about how to boost tourism in Pakistan as well.
She emphasised on the need to preserve and regenerate our environment, leading to a more sustainable way of life.
Here are some of the educational institutions she visited as part of her tour to Pakistan:
Cassandra’s List of Top 10 Countries
4. Vanuatu, South Pacific
9. Costa Rica
10. United States