Most of the guides in this series have looked at how to look after your physical wellbeing in a survival situation, but mental health is just as important—and often overlooked—in a survival emergency.
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From the Atlantic to the Pacific our planet is full of beautiful islands! There are so many choices between the climate, the ocean, the animals, the landscapes...Find out which island you are and maybe how you could go and visit it!
If you’re caught in the wild for some time, building a shelter is a vital survival step—both for the physical safety a shelter offers, and the feeling of well-being and morale it can create. Exposure to the cold can cause fatal hypothermia, but it can also cause excessive weakness and fatigue that can reduce the desire to survive.
Are you starting to feel to get away somewhere? Or perhaps you have always felt like you didn't quite belong. With 196 countries in the world, there's a place for you somewhere!
Low and behold we have entered the apocalyptic-sounding Sixth Great Mass Extinction, and perhaps we should fear the worst for the more endangered of our animal acquaintances. Yet some animals are refusing to play by the rules. Here are six of nature’s finest who refused to give up despite having the odds stacked against them.
Carnivorous plants are a force to be reckoned with for insects! Growing in areas deprived of nutrient-rich soil, theyare equipped with cunning ways to trap and digest their prey. Among 630 species, five different kinds of trapping mechanisms have been identified, and it may only be a matter of time before these plants develop a taste for blood…
If you’ve ever been travelling in the back of beyond, you’ll be familiar with the usual ways to purify water—purification tablets, chlorine or iodine tinctures, that kind of thing. But how do you keep yourself hydrated if you’re stranded somewhere without even these basic supplies?
It is seen as one of the most fearsome marine predators on the planet, and recent incidents at SeaWorld, as well as the 2013 documentary Blackfish, have thrust it into the limelight, but just how much do we know about the killer whale?
Do you like sweet or savoury? Do you grab the chopsticks or prefer a knife and fork? If you were food, which cuisine would you be? Take the test to find out where your palate feels most at home!
As one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, most of us are eager to one day in our lives see the bright dancing lights in the sky of Aurora Borealis. Except for being close to the Arctic Circle, in order to spot them you also need to get away from any city lights in order to be in complete darkness and see the shimmering light in the sky.
How much do you know of the world? Are you ready to travel to the furthest ends of the earth? Take our quiz!
We all like to think we'd turn into Bear Grylls if we ever found ourselves stranded in the jungle or in the middle of a desert--but how sharp are your survival instincts really?
Dream of getting paid to see the world? Take this quiz to find out which travel job best suits you so you can say au revoir to a 9-5!