Welcome to Paradise Now go to Hell
"Chas Smith was the first to surf mainland Yemen, Osama Bin Laden's ancestral homeland, directly after 9/11. He's written about fashion in Somalia, debauchery in Azerbaijan and terrorists in India. In 2006, Smith covered the conflict between Israel and Lebanon and was kidnapped by Hezbollah. He is a regular contributor and editor at large at Surfing Magazine, and has also contributed to Vice, GQ, Blackbook, Stab and the New York Times T Magazine."