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Miss a moment? Here's a complete recap of Matt's trip

Nov. 11, 2011 at 12:39 PM ET

What a week! 

Matt journeyed about 30,000 miles spanning four continents. He traveled via plane, horse, inflatable raft, ATVskiis, helicopter, train and rickshaw

He tried exotic foods like stinky fruit and grub — thanks to Bear Grylls — and topped it all off with a monkey cocktail on a beach in Barbados. (And speaking of monkeys, they really seemed to be a recurring theme this week). 

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Slideshow: Check out the 49 amazing places Matt's visited

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Watch the Where in the World three minute recap in the video at the top of this post.

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Day 1: Skeleton Coast of Africa, Namibia

Matt started the first day of his 10th Where in the World trip with a little "spring skiing" down one of Namibia's many immense sand dunes. The images were spectacular

Matt toured the coast, and also learned more about the region's wildlife (including cheetahs and desert elephants) and about Namibia's ancient tribe. Savannah Guthrie also tried out some of the extreme sports that Namibia is becoming known for. 

More from the Skeleton Coast:

Want to visit Namibia? Check out our TODAY Travel Guide 

What did Matt's Namibia clues refer to? Find out here

Readers submit their photos from African vacations

Learn what it took to travel from New York City to Namibia

Go behind the scenes of Namibia's Where in the World shoot

Check out the gifts that Matt brought back from Namibia

Day 2: Madrid, Spain

Matt traveled to the historic Plaza Mayor in Madrid, Spain, for the second day of his trip. The square is hundreds of years old and hosts concerts and festivals. 

Matt started the day with a little flamenco dancing and later took viewers inside the public food market known as the Mercado de San Miguel as well as the royal palace that is home to the colorful 85-year-old Duchess of Alba

More from Madrid:

Want to visit Madrid? Check out our TODAY Travel Guide

What did Matt's Madrid clues refer to? Find out here

Learn what it took to travel from Namibia to Madrid 

Check out the gifts that Matt brought back from Spain 

Day 3: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Matt opened the third day of his adventure from more than 500 feet in the air, standing in the middle of the sky bridge connecting the Petronas Towers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 

Kuala Lumpur, known to locals as KL, is known for its diverse population, trademark tea time ritual and culinary delights.

More from Malaysia:

Elephant destroyed headphones? Behind-the-scenes tidbits

Learn what it took to travel from Madrid to Kuala Lumpur

What did Matt's Kuala Lumpur clues refer to? Find out here

Check out the gifts Matt brought back from Kuala Lumpur

Want to visit? Check out TODAY's Travel Guide for Malaysia 

Day 4: Jungfraujoch, Swiss Alps

Matt went to Jungfraujoch, Switzerland, for the fourth day of his worldwide adventure. Known as the 'Top of Europe,' Jungfraujoch rises more than 11,000 feet above sea level. 

Matt met a record-breaking mountain climber, who took only three hours to scale the Eiger, an ascent that takes most three days. He also took a lesson in wilderness survival (including how to eat a grub!) from Bear Grylls, host of "Man vs. Wild." 

More from Jungfraujoch:

What did Matt's clue for Day 4 refer to? Find out here

Learn what it took to travel from Malaysia to Switzerland

Check out the gifts Matt brought back from Jungfraujoch

Watch the snowstorm that scrambled our team's plans

Caption contest: What did Matt say to Bear?

Want to visit the Swiss Alps? Here's TODAY's Travel Guide

Day 5: Barbados

Matt shed his parka and snow boots and ended up on a horse on the fifth day of his around-the-world adventure in the tropical paradise of Barbados. 

He was joined by celebrity chef Giada De Laurentiis to partake in a local dance — despite Matt claiming a convenient skiing accident from Jungfraujoch. He also sipped the local delicacy, a monkey cocktail

More from Barbados:

Producer's notebook: How I made it snow in Barbados

Who did it better: Matt vs. Old Spice guy

What did Matt's Barbados clues refer to? Find out here

Learn what it took to travel from the Swiss Alps to Barbados

Check out the gifts Matt brought back from the beach

TODAY Travel Guide: Relaxation and rum on the island 

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