Presenting himself with a unique, daredevil travel challenge, journalist Hoffman spent six months circumnavigating the globe on the world's worst conveyances: the statistically most dangerous airlines, the most crowded and dangerous ferries, the slowest buses, and the most rickety trains. Here is his journey.
: The Lunatic Express: Discovering the World. . . Via Its Most Dangerous Buses, Boats, Trains, and Planes