Countries I have visited

I am just back from a quick trip to Norway, my 58th or 59th country depending on how one counts certain places. Mainly for my own records, here is the full list. The country that I have visited but not returned to for the longest time is Liechtenstein.

United Kingdom – lived there most of my life to January 1997 (mostly in Belfast and Cambridge) 
April 1967 born in Belfast September 202356family party in Northern Ireland
Ireland 
?May 1967 visit to my mother’s family in Dublin September 2023 56travel to family party in Northern Ireland 
Italy 
?September 1967 visit to my grandmother in Rome February 202052 weekend trip to Rome 
France 
July 1970 family holiday in Nice September 2023 56passed through on Eurostar
Canada 
?July 1972 family holiday August 2022 55 changed planes in Montreal 
US – lived in Stoneham Massachusetts 1973-4 
?July 1972 family holiday February 202355 Gallifrey One in Los Angeles
Bulgaria 
?July 1975 summer holiday in Zlatni Piasaci (Golden Sands) July 2022 55 conference in Sofia 
Romania 
?July 1975 summer holiday in Mamaia November 2001 34 conference in Sinaia 
Malta 
?July 1976 family holiday in Sliema November 2007 40 changed planes en route home from Cyprus 
10 Spain 
July 1977 10 family holiday in Sitges May 2017 50 in and out of Barcelona airport for Andorra conference 
11 Andorra 
July 1977 10 family day trip during Spanish holiday May 2017 50 conference in Andorra-la-Vella 
12 Netherlands – lived in Wassenaar 1979-80 
August 1979 12 family lived in Wassenaar for a year May 2023 56 weekend in Amsterdam 
13 Belgium – have lived here since January 1999 
October 1979 12 family trip November 202356 live here 
14 Germany 
February 1980 12 family day trip November 2023 56 changing planes yesterday on way home from Oslo 
15 Luxembourg 
February 1980 12 family day trip October 2022 55 afternoon with cousins 
16 Austria 
March 1980 12 family skiing holiday in Lermoos July 2022 55 changing planes to and from Sofia
[SFR Yugoslavia] 
August 1980 13 family holiday near Ljubljana August 1985 18 astronomical youth camp in Crni Vrh, Slovenia 
17 Slovenia 
August 1980 13 family holiday near Ljubljana June 2018 51 changing planes on way to Skopje 
18 Croatia – lived there May-December 1998 
August 1980 13 family day trip to Zagreb June 2023 56 conference in Zagreb 
19 Switzerland 
August 1980 13 family holiday in Lucerne April 2023 55work trip to Geneva 
20 Liechtenstein
August 1980 13 family day trip 
21 Monaco 
July 1981 14 family day trip 
22 San Marino 
July 1981 14 family day trip 
[Berlin/German Democratic Republic] 
June 1986 19 long weekend visit
23 Vatican City 
August 1986 19 visited while interrailing  January 202052visited while in Rome for a work trip 
24 Denmark 
August 1990 23 passed through by train en route to and from Finland December 2016 49 changed planes en route from Chicago 
25 Sweden 
August 1990 23 passed through by train en route to and from Finland December 2016 49 changed planes en route to Chicago 
26 Finland 
August 1990 23 holiday in Valamo Monastery November 2018 51 conference in Helsinki 
[Union of Soviet Socialist Republics] 
August 1990 23 visited Tallinn, Estonia, on a day trip 
27 Estonia 
August 1990 23 visited Tallinn on a day trip 
28 Portugal 
April 1992 24 visited Porto while interrailing February 2010  42 conference in Viana do Catelho 
29 Cyprus (including Northern Cyprus)
October 1993 26 stayed near Larnaca on honeymoon May 2014 47 working visit 
30 Bosnia-Herzegovina – lived there Jan 1997-May 1998 
August 1996 29 passed through Neum en route from Dubrovnik to Spilt by bus February 2019 51 visit to Banja Luka and Sarajevo 
31 Hungary 
February 1997 29 spent weekend in Pec September 2014 47 conference in Budapest 
32 (North) Macedonia 
April 1997 29 ten days working tour of country June 2018 51 work trip to Skopje
33 Serbia (not counting Kosovo) 
March 1998 30 seven days working tour of country August 2022 55 work trip to Belgrade
34Kosovo
March 2000 32 conference in Prishtina March 2019 51 conference in Prishtina 
35 Israel 
May/June 2001 34 conference in Tel Aviv/Caesarea and visit to Jerusalem 
[Palestine/Jerusalem] 
May/June 2001 34 drove through Latrun corridor, stayed with friend in East Jerusalem after Israel conference 
36 Moldova 
September 2001 34 conference in ChişinăuJune 2011 44 work trip to Chişinău
37 Montenegro 
January 2002 34 working visit to Podgorica May 2022 55 work trip to Podgorica 
38 Greece 
April 2002 34 conference in Thessaloniki June 2007 40 work trip to Thessaloniki 
39 Czech Republic 
April 2002 34 conference in Prague June 2018 51 changing planes on way home from Dubrovnik
40 Georgia 
July 2003 36 working visit to Tbilisi May 201649 conference in Tbilisi 
41 Slovakia 
November 2003 36 conference in Bratislava October 201952 conference in Štrbské Pleso
42 Armenia 
May 2004 37 working visit to Yerevan 
43 Azerbaijan 
May 2004 37 working visit to Baku 
44 Russia 
June 2004 37 working visit to Moscow 
45 Albania 
April 2005 37 conference in Tirana April 201850 work trip to Tirana 
46 Ukraine 
November 2005 38 conference in Kyiv May 201548 work trip to Kyiv 
47 Turkey / Türkiye
March 2006 38 working visit to Istanbul February 201850 gave a lecture in Istanbul 
48Ethiopia
October 2009 42 changing planes en route to Juba April 2010 42 changing planes en route to Juba 
[Sudan, under previous borders] 
October 2009 42 work trip to Juba July 2010 43 work trip to Juba
49South Sudan 
October 2009 42 work trip to Juba July 2010 43 work trip to Juba
50Kenya 
January 2010 42 changing planes en route to Juba April 2010 42 changing planes en route from Juba
51Uganda 
July 2010 43 changing planes en route to Juba July 2010 43 African Union summit
52Poland 
September 2013 46 conference in Krynica-Zdrój May 2016 49 changing planes en route from Tbilisi
53 Iraq 
March 2015 47 conference in Sulaymaniyah 
54 Nigeria 
July 2015 48 work trip to Abuja 
55 South Africa 
September 2017 50 conference in Johannesburg 
56Latvia 
October 2018 51 weekend in Riga 
57 China 
October 2023 56 work trip to Beijing, WorldCon in Chengdu 
58 Norway 
November 2023 56 conference in Oslo