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  • Writer's pictureSamina Batyrova

Chasing Horizons: My Journey to 50 Countries by 30

Travelling has always been one of my greatest passions, and over the years, I've been fortunate enough to explore some incredible destinations.

One of my most ambitious travel goals is to visit 50 countries by the time I reach the age of 30. It's a goal that has been driving me to explore new destinations and immerse myself in different cultures with enthusiasm. As I reflect on the places I've been and the ones still on my list, this goal serves as a constant reminder to keep pushing the boundaries of my travel experiences. Each new country I visit brings me closer to achieving this dream, and the anticipation of reaching that milestone fuels my passion for globetrotting.

Here's a glimpse into my travel journey so far and my dream destinations for the future.

Where I've Been:

Kazakhstan 🇰🇿

Astana, Kazakhstan 🇰🇿

Burabay, Kazakhstan 🇰🇿

Almaty, Kazakhstan 🇰🇿

Egypt 🇪🇬
Turkey 🇹🇷
Thailand 🇹🇭
Hong Kong 🇭🇰
Malaysia 🇲🇾
Singapore 🇸🇬
Seychelles 🇸🇨
United Arab Emirates 🇦🇪
Canada 🇨🇦
Georgia 🇬🇪
USA 🇺🇸
South Korea 🇰🇷
Russia 🇷🇺
Indonesia 🇮🇩
Maldives 🇲🇻
Mexico 🇲🇽
Costa Rica 🇨🇷

Current Count: 18 countries

Each place I've visited has left a unique mark on my heart, igniting my wanderlust even more. While I cherish the memories of these adventures, there's a growing list of places I'm still yearning to visit.

Where I Still Want to Go:

  • Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

  • Vietnam

  • Kyoto, Japan

  • Amalfi Coast, Italy

  • Machu Picchu, Peru

  • Santorini, Greece

  • Marrakech, Morocco

  • South Africa

  • Jordan

  • Bora Bora, French Polynesia

Travelling has taught me about the world's diverse cultures, landscapes, and the incredible people who call these places home. As I continue to check off destinations on my travel bucket list, I'm reminded that the joy of exploration is as much about the journey as it is about the destination. The world is vast, and there are always new horizons to discover, making the adventure of travel an endless and rewarding pursuit.


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