Guatemala

Archive

The Human Antivenom Project

Since 2000, Tim Friede, a truck mechanic from Wisconsin, has endured some 200 snakebites and 700 injections of lethal snake venom—all part of a masochistic quest to immunize his body and offer his blood to scientists seeking a universal antivenom. For nearly two decades, few took him seriously. Then a gifted young immunologist stumbled upon Friede on YouTube—and became convinced that he was the key to conquering snakebites forever.

Kyle Dickman
May 16, 2019

The Shit Men Say to Me When I Travel

Working as a reporter in Central America, I've gotten used to men asking if I'm married and offering unsolicited advice about how to live my life. While it's usually framed in some well-intentioned way, the subtext has been obvious: If you're a woman, you shouldn't be traveling alone.

Alice Driver
Jun 30, 2017

12 Hammock-Lovers’ Hideaways

From $6-a-night secrets to splurge-worthy resorts (and a few free urban oases), here’s where to escape the grind in a hammock.

Ann Abel
Jun 8, 2015

Central America

Central America's best travel destinations

Stephanie Pearson, Elizabeth Hightower Allen, Mary Turner, and Bonnie Tsui
Oct 18, 2011