Five Exotic Beach Destinations You're Scared Of (But Shouldn't Be)

The world is not a peaceful place. And when disaster strikes abroad, the media circus can make scary situations seem even scarier -- to the point where traveling anywhere can seem life-threatening, even more so when it's to locales that are off the beaten track. So you may be particularly scared of these five beach destinations, which have all made headlines; not in a good way, but instead for serious tragedies from war, to plane crashes, to murder. We understand why some travelers may be tempted to write them off for good, but we'd advise against letting isolated incidents permanently color your perception of these exotic paradises. It's always a good idea to exercise caution when you trave