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Surviving Your Trip

Disaster can strike anywhere, at any time. Being prepared can save your life.

Diane Selkirk
Jan 20, 2014

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.

Greg Melville
Dec 20, 2012

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.

Lisa Lombardi, Kyle Dickman, Will Gray, Ryan Krogh, Christina Erb, Ted Katauskas, and Justin Nyberg
Oct 26, 2009

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.

John Falk
Jan 16, 2007

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.

Jan 8, 2007

Archipelago-Go

7,100 Islands: One For Each Day of Your Next 19 Years

Tim Neville
Jun 1, 2002