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A Bali Warning: Bring Grandma Along

Indonesia Earns Robert Pelton's 'Vacations with Grandma' Travel Safety Rating.

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Robert Young Pelton – the American adventurer, journalist and real-life version of Indian Jones is a man well acquainted with risk. In fact, you could argue he wrote the book on the subject - The World's Most Dangerous Places, a tome widely considered a handbook for anyone living on the geographical edge. The host of a TV series on the Discovery Channel that visited the world most dangerous places for 5 years from 1998 to 2003, he has written a series of books and creates a regular column on issues concerned with living in a dangerous world. He also maintains an interesting and very unique website at [].

Is Indonesia Safe?

Pelton website contains a world map that keeps tabs on "dangerous places" – grading every country on a sliding scale from the very safest or "vacation with grandma" to the most dire destinations on earth classed as "could be your last trip."

Here's a sampling of Robert Pelton's view of the world, including a link to his world map of travel safety.

Could be Your Last Trip Destinations

▪ Iraq

▪ Colombia

▪ Israel

▪ Palestinian Authority

▪ Haiti

Second Most Dangerous Places to Visit

▪ Philippines

▪ Iran Afghanistan

▪ Albania

▪ Pakistan

▪ Georgia

▪ Liberia

▪ Sierra Leone

▪ Nigeria

▪ Congo

▪ Angola

▪ South Africa

▪ Zimbabwe

▪ Sudan

▪ Uganda

▪ Rwanda

▪ Somalia

▪ Ethiopia

Safest Places to Visit or “Vacations with Grandma”

▪ Taiwan

▪ Australia

▪ Papua New Guinea

▪ Canada

▪ Thailand

▪ China

▪ Mongolia

▪ Vietnam

▪ Laos

▪ Malaysia


▪ South Korea

▪ Japan

▪ All EU nations

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