Man Visits Over 15,000 Starbucks Locations on 4 Continents, Plans to Visit More

September 9, 2019

Photo by AP Photo / Paul Sakuma

Back in 1997, a man who goes by the name Winter visited his first Starbucks in Plano, Texas. There were only about 1,500 Starbucks locations in the world at the time, so Winter made it his goal to visit each and every one of them. But as Starbucks has multiplied, Winter has had to visit more and more cafes. In fact, CNN reports that he's visited at least 15,061 Starbucks stores on four continents in the last 22 years. He plans to visit even more, as there are now 30,000 Starbucks locations worldwide. Believe it or not, Winter says he no longer enjoys the taste of Starbucks coffee, but keeps going back because he's managed to make a ton of friends.