Torbjorn Pedersen (left) and Daniel Herszberg met up at the Foreign Correspondents’ Club in Central, Hong Kong, to share their experiences after both had to abandon attempts on world travel records due to the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Jonathan Wong Torbjorn Pedersen (left) and Daniel Herszberg met up at the Foreign Correspondents’ Club in Central, Hong Kong, to share their experiences after both had to abandon attempts on world travel records due to the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Jonathan Wong
Torbjorn Pedersen (left) and Daniel Herszberg met up at the Foreign Correspondents’ Club in Central, Hong Kong, to share their experiences after both had to abandon attempts on world travel records due to the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Jonathan Wong

World travel records for visiting every country were within their grasp – then the pandemic struck

  • Torbjorn Pedersen vowed to visit every country in the world without flying or returning home, but he’s stranded in Hong Kong, nine countries short of his goal
  • Daniel Herszberg was aiming to be the youngest Australian to visit every country

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Torbjorn Pedersen (left) and Daniel Herszberg met up at the Foreign Correspondents’ Club in Central, Hong Kong, to share their experiences after both had to abandon attempts on world travel records due to the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Jonathan Wong Torbjorn Pedersen (left) and Daniel Herszberg met up at the Foreign Correspondents’ Club in Central, Hong Kong, to share their experiences after both had to abandon attempts on world travel records due to the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Jonathan Wong
Torbjorn Pedersen (left) and Daniel Herszberg met up at the Foreign Correspondents’ Club in Central, Hong Kong, to share their experiences after both had to abandon attempts on world travel records due to the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Jonathan Wong
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