Photo: Teresa Krug There’s a competitive rule in travel culture that long-term travelers come to realize: All countries are categorized by their coolness.
Photo: AsaPeka 1. You think everyone in your dorm is the coolest person you’ve ever met. You’re Australian and you like surfing?
Photo: Celso Flores A few years ago, the aquarium in Newport, Kentucky decided to bring back their popular shark petting zoo exhibit.
Follow Matador on Vimeo Follow Matador on YouTube I CURSED MY CHOICE to drive through midtown NYC on Sunday, after being stuck in almost 45 minutes of traffic from the Lincoln Tunnel to Park Avenue.
Image via We live in a culture that lionizes adventurers and risk-takers. And for good reason — without these people, we wouldn’t have explored the world, reached the highest peaks of the Himalayas, tested the limits of human endurance, and made the most of our epic discoveries.
I first traveled to Greece as a child and remember being immediately caught up in the country, a sentiment that still strikes me today no matter how many times I visit, or how many years I’ve lived there.
The spread at Roosters Brewing Company in Ogden, another fine purveyor of Utah food and brews in addition to those below.
Follow Matador on Vimeo Follow Matador on YouTube I REMEMBER RETURNING TO MY APARTMENT a few days after Hurricane Sandy; it looked as though someone had set off a bomb in my one-bedroom home.
Follow Matador on Vimeo Follow Matador on YouTube New Zealand has some of the most rugged landscapes in the world.
Follow Matador on Vimeo Follow Matador on YouTube CHARLESTON IS NOT A DRY CITY — in any sense of the term.
HOTEL CHAINS AREN’T THRILLED about Airbnb these days, and with good reason. The service allows travelers to meet new people, stay in unique accommodations, and enjoy many of the same amenities that hotels provide (plus many more).
Follow Matador on Vimeo Follow Matador on YouTube David Welsford has life figured out — he lives alone on a 28-foot sailboat in the Caribbean.
Follow Matador on Vimeo Follow Matador on YouTube I’M NOT SURE WHAT THE ADVANTAGE is of having an indoor pool with depths of over 100 feet, but I suppose there is a first time for everything.
Photo: Travis Swan Day 1 Morning: After sipping a cup of organic coffee at the Bean Cycle in Old Town, explore more of the historic downtown by foot.
Photo: Marco Gomes 1. We’re searching for individual experiences. While I was growing up, my great aunt Mary always entertained me with her travel stories.
Follow Matador on Vimeo Follow Matador on YouTube At its height nearly 100 years ago, the railroad network of the United States had just over 254,000 miles of track.
Photo: Tiago Steph is a Giants fan, so when they made it to the Super Bowl in 2012, she put together a viewing party in our building’s common room in London.
AS SOMEONE WITH a chronic fear of flying, I was super impressed by the majority of people on this JetBlue flight from California to Texas.
MY OLD BOSS once asked me to organize her Rolodex, and I laughed in her face. “Just make an Excel spreadsheet,” I suggested.
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