This video of Southern California surf pioneer Merv Larson has recently been attracting attention on social media.
YOU’VE TRAVELED THE WORLD — now show the world where you’ve traveled! Matador is proud to introduce a rad new addition to your global experience: the #Travelstoke World Map.
Photo: uneasylies Happy Thanksgiving, American travelers! In the spirit of our country’s most gracious and delicious holiday, we’ve put together a list of some of the things American travelers have to be grateful for.
Photo: nerdcoregirl 1. Wicked pissa As in: “Ya new cah’s wicked pissa!” Even though it sounds like your friend is insulting you, this is the height of compliments in Boston.
Photo: Jesús Gorriti You say you’re just there for the caffeine buzz, but we all know that your coffee order is the dark window to your soul.
Photo: Rulo Luna Ramos 1. They are always in the middle of some strange ritual. Tradition is stronger than anything and it has helped us preserve some interesting habits.
Photo: Daniel Foster 1. You packed so much you can barely get your bag onto your back. The first week you feel so proud of yourself for miraculously managing to fit 90% of your house into your bag, and you feel bad for those deprived backpackers carrying just a few belongings in small backpacks.
Visitor on Alcatraz. Via JAILS MAY NOT be the most obvious tourist spots. Here are six worth visiting on six different continents (if someone knows of one in Antarctica, please share).
1. TGV Paris to Nice, France Photo: faungg’s photo Photo: François Philipp Photo: Stephen Bartels Route: Paris to Nice Highlights: Clay-tile-roofed villages, tidy vineyards, epic blue water Beta: Departures daily, year-round.
WHAT MOST PEOPLE don’t realize is that Patagonia encompasses more than Subantarctic wilds like the iconic Torres del Paine National Park.
Photo: Jerald Guillermo 1. You use Facebook to keep up with Manila’s gangs. There’s the budol-budol gang where they hypnotize or sweet-talk their victims into giving them their valuables.
Photo: Gary Bembridge In James Kwak’s “Don’t Fall for First Class,” he reveals what uber-luxurious airlines experiences, like the $23,000 Singapore Airlines’ Suites Class, is actually selling: Status.
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Photo: Juan Nosé 1. La Vega La Vega Central. Photo: Damien Moureaux Nowhere in Santiago feels more South American than La Vega.
Photo: Aaron Jacobs 1. “How’s your father,” “Rumpy pumpy,” “Good rogering” Meaning: To have sex, sexual relations, get “your groove on.” 2.
Photo: Bernard Walker 1. “The minimum amount of funds required will be more than enough.” Wrong! The recommendation of $2500 dollars will be lucky to get you through three months if you don’t have a job on arrival.
Snowboarder Danny Davis at Stevens Pass, 2014. Photo: Dean Blotto Gray, via Burton Outdoor adventurer and Matador Ambassador Tucker Patton shares his packing list for staying safe, comfortable, and stoked on any winter mission.
Photo: swilk0 1. Snack out of our fruit tray. 2. Rip your cocktail napkin up into tiny bits of confetti.
Photo: torbakhopperHEDEAD 1. The Dallas Cowboys Walk the streets of Philadelphia for an hour asking people what Philadelphians hates the most, and 9 out of 10 people you meet will immediately blurt out, “THE COWBOYS!
Photo: David Urbanke 1. You’re from New York? Say caw-fee. I’ve gotten this one a lot. In fact, one of my closest friends from abroad used to tell people, “I have this friend named Alex from New York, and she says “caw-fee.” Many people love to hear a New York accent, and just as many love to try and mimic it (mostly with little success).