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Introducing Explorer in Residence, Lee Abbamonte

Kensington Tours is proud to introduce our newest Explorer in Residence, Lee Abbamonte. A travel writer, television personality, and global expert, Lee is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society, the Circumnavigators Club, and the Travelers Century Club with an extremely impressive travel resume.

With travels including hang gliding over Rio de Janeiro, dodging bullets in the Libyan civil war, summiting Tanzania's Mt. Kilimanjaro, tracking Rwanda's majestic silverback gorillas, and more than you could possibly imagine, Lee is the youngest person to have visited every country in the world. He has been to 307 countries and the most remote corners of the earth, and regularly writes about his experiences which can be read in some of the biggest publications in the world.

He has been featured in the New York Times, Washington Post, Conde Nast Traveler, Huffington Post, Bloomberg, Discovery Channel, Money, Slate, OK! Magazine, Peter Greenberg, and many others outlets. Along with his writing, Lee makes regular appearances on Fox News Channel, and has been seen on the Travel Channel, NBC, CBS, CNN, BBC, ESPN, and many others.

Lee is currently well on his way to becoming the youngest person in the world to visit all 321 countries and unique destinations in the world as recognized by the Travelers Century Club list.

Read more about his adventures at

And be sure to follow him on twitter

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