Robert Young Pelton is also the author of Come Back Alive, his auto-biography, The Adventurist, and is a regular columnist for National Geographic Adventure. He produces and hosts a television series for Discovery and the Travel Channel, and appears frequently as an expert on current affairs and travel safety on CNN, FOX News, and other news networks.
Hmmm...this book is 10 years old. Nothing pertinent change in the world in the last decade? Long past time for an update. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Craig J. Fraser
It's no wonder that this is required reading for budding intelligence operators. The Dangerous Places team provides an in-depth analysis of hot-spots worldwide. Read morePublished on May 16 2010 by Blake Byron Walker
Just about the only book I know of that tells you what is REALLY going on. My favs were the U.S. presidential election and all of israel. Read morePublished on May 31 2004 by Educated Person
I like his books, and his forums. But the font size is too small. Not everyone can read such small print. I think everyone should agree with me on that one. Read morePublished on May 5 2004 by ShiningEye
RYP, who admittedly is an interesting traveler/journalist, unfortunately mistakes his stamp-laden passport as sufficient qualification to fill 1000+ pages with rants. Read morePublished on April 5 2004 by Amazon Customer
This is the political incorrect stepbrother of Lonely Planet.
Lonely Planet give you tip who needs visa to enter a specific country, where to stay and so on. Read more
I hate to say it, but as much as I liked DP3 and DP4, I'm really disappointed with DP5. Most of the info was rehashed from the previous editions, and I'm not going to shell out... Read morePublished on Dec 9 2003 by jeff h. white
Robert Young Pelton fancies himself a modern-day Indiana Jones, and has written a book about what he considers to be the world's most dangerous places. Read morePublished on Nov. 24 2003
This book stare the hell out of you with hard cold reality of the dangers that surround you, yet at the same time makes you laugh until you cough at the harsh realities of the... Read morePublished on Oct. 21 2003