Read about Global Rescue’s most dramatic operations, hear from some of our 1 million members (and counting), and get helpful advice on subjects like traveling safely, what to do in an emergency, and the best (and worst) places to take your next adventure.
Travel isn’t just about discovering a place but discovering yourself. And, according to Darnell Clayton,there’s no better means of self-discovery than journeying to theplace (or places) of his ancestral roots. Here’s his travel story that has led to a love affair with the African continent, plus a handful of his pro tips about how to get the most out of heritage travel.
After descending to Aconcagua base camp due to symptoms of high-altitude pulmonary edema, Global Rescue member Sophie Turner knew she needed to get off the mountain as soon as possible when her condition did not improve.
Nearly a decade and a half after an accident permanently blinded him, Lonnie Bedwell, a veteran Navy submariner and single father of three daughters, decided to climb one of the highest mountains on earth.
Global Rescue member Andrew Tilker hasn't been traveling much for work due to the coronavirus pandemic. When an opportunity for a potential work meeting came up, he wanted to be sure he had all the background information on travel risk before making his final decision.
Zach Eiten, an avid climber and mountaineer from Colorado, injured his foot during a climb of Granite Peak Mountain in Montana. With the park’s ranger station closed due to coronavirus restrictions, he called Global Rescue for help.
Losing your passport in a foreign country can be a nightmarish bureaucratic ordeal. If it happens during a pandemic the complications magnify. When a U.S. graduate student studying in France lost her passport to a purse snatcher, she didn’t know what to do.
Fifty days after leaving his home in the United Kingdom, Michael Blease-Shepley emerged from an international odyssey of multiple quarantines, civil unrest, coronavirus fears andxenophobiawith a renewed appreciation for the complexities associated with a global outbreak.
When coronavirus started, travelers and expats found themselves trapped in an escalating series of government directives and medical orders to contain the spread of the virus. This complicated repatriation efforts, but none of those challenges prevented Global Rescue from helping our members.