Youngest person to visit every country, a 21-year-old American woman claims
A 21-year-old American woman claims she is now the youngest person to have visited every country in the world, according to Forbes and Fox News.
Lexie Alford says her impressive achievement was completed on May 31 when she set foot in North Korea, the 196th sovereign nation on her list, the news sites report.
Alford is aiming to beat out the current Guinness World Record holder James Asquith, who was 24 years old when he finished visiting every country in 2013.
Alford has tracked her journey on social media, amassing over 73,000 followers on Instagram.