Chris Guillebeau is a writer, world traveler, entrepreneur, and lifelong learner. He has visited more than 150 countries on a 5-year quest to visit every country in the world only 42 more to go!.
From 2002-2006, Chris served as a volunteer executive for a medical charity in West Africa before returning to the U.S. and completing a Master's degree in International Studies at the University of Washington. Hen then started the blog The Art of Non-Conformity AONC and wrote the book of the same title. Both projects chronicle his personal quest and provide a platform for others interested in pursuing a big dream while making the world a better place.
When not roaming the world, Chris lives in Portland, Oregon. You can follow him at twitter.comchrisguillebeau or at the nearest Stumptown coffee shop.
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I have so much respect and administration for this guy ..thanks to his book that changed how i see and feel about life. I hope that I'll keep on stumbling on more ppl like him27/07/2015
"Plans are merely ideas unless they immediately degenerate into hard work." I love this thought. Fantastic talk Chris!21/03/2015
Karsh Kale's music just eargasm :02/10/2013
what was the point of this? 15 minutes of no message...19/06/2013
I need a summary on that video. I feel like I am missing something. What were the major points?24/02/2013