Why are there people on social media who list all the countries they’ve traveled to?
In their profile, right next to their face and name, typically using a series of emoji flags. Sometimes there are so many they look like those military badges — just as goofy, and their supposed meaning is even more perplexing.
Other people instead seem to think that countries are like Pokémon, so they specify the amount they’ve collected using numbers, like, “43 countries visited out of 200” — they keep you updated on their progress.
But in almost all cases there’s no other information about…