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5 Christmas Destinations

5 Christmas Destinations

There's more to Christmas than carols, eggnog, and ugly sweaters. Broaden your horizons with a visit to one of these five holiday-friendly destinations.

The New Rules of Survival

The New Rules of Survival

The planet is smaller than ever, but that just means there's a host of new dangers out there—and a new set of solutions. These days, a text message or the right travel-insurance policy might just save your bacon. So study up—your life may depend on it.

This Is the War on Terror. Wish You Were Here!

This Is the War on Terror. Wish You Were Here!

Welcome to the tropical Philippine island of Jolo, where life is like a Corona ad—coconut trees, white-sand beaches, bathtub-warm seas. Except those guys in the water are U.S. Green Berets, and those kids on dirt bikes are jihadists known for kidnapping Western tourists. Even stranger? On this front, at least, America seems to be winning.

Beached in the Danger Zone

Listen to an interview with John Falk, author of February’s “This is the War on Terror. Wish You Were Here!” and see Antonin Kratochvil's photo outtakes from the story here.

Philippines: Jolo Island Soldiers

Philippines: Jolo Island Soldiers

Away.com's Philippines: Jolo Island Soldiers Photos offer free photo galleries, screensavers, and computer wallpaper downloads. See the best in travel photography, featuring top pictures of Philippines: Jolo Island Soldiers.

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