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Please just stop Halloween in Mexico


Photo: Amy Goodman To be perfectly honest, I enjoy Halloween. I like costume parties, scary movies, and carved pumpkins.

Portugal's surf culture: the Algarve


Follow Matador on Vimeo Follow Matador on YouTube As a surfing enthusiast, I know that Australia, Hawaii, California, Indonesia, and South Africa have some of the best waves in the world.

How to piss off someone from Queens


Image by Jorge Quinteros 1) Talk smack about the Mets. Sure, we’ve got our fair share of diehard Yankee fans here in Queens, but they all know better than to put the Mets down while they’re out drinking at a bar in the team’s home borough.

9 signs you're from Galicia


Image by Andrés Fraga Hacé clic para leer este artículo en español. Tambien podés darnos un “me gusta” en Facebook!

How to become culturally Irish


Photo: Marc Llopart 1. You think Bono is an “eejit.” 2. Your attitude towards the perpetual rain is to be as unprepared as possible.

Signs you've been in Japan too long


Photo: Tom Lin 1. The locals stop praising your Japanese. It’s rather patronising — if you string together a semi-coherent sentence, if you manage a couple of words, you’ll be told 日本語はお上手ですね, nihongo wa sogoi o-jozu desu ne, isn’t your Japanese ever so good?

10 signs your best friend is Swedish


Photo: Erik Olesund 1. He prefers to ski slopes while you sip stouts. Little baby Swedes start skiing before they utter their first ‘far,’ or ‘mor.’ He was a weathered ski instructor before his balls dropped, and the only of your friends to lose his virginity on a mountaintop.

Dia de los Muertos: The best spots


Image via Eneas de Troya “The Mexican…is familiar with death, jokes about it, caresses it, sleeps with it, celebrates it…” —Octavio Paz MARIGOLDS, SUGAR SKULLS, and tequila-adorned altars — Paz was right.

13 signs you're from Mexico City


Photo: Jordi Boixareu Hacé clic para leer este artículo en español. Tambien podés darnos un “me gusta” en Facebook!

Images to celebrate Day of the Dead


1 Because even if we get there kicking and screaming... Image: Secretaría de Cultura Ciudad de México 2 When the moment comes, we're ready to confront it...

What NOT to do in Paris


Photo: Baptiste Pons 1. Don’t… see the Mona Lisa. More than 25,000 people visit the Louvre every day, and it seems like the majority of them head straight for this painting.

7 dates Vancouverites go on


Image by Sean McGrath AS EXTRAVAGANTLY GOOD-LOOKING as Vancouver is, it also has a notorious reputation for being a nasty hard place to score a date.

Strange things at Mexican markets


Photos clockwise from bottom left: William Neuheisel, Emma, Carlos Adampol Galindo, Todd Mecklem, Matias Dutto Going to a market is like seeing a country’s culture laid out in neat, purchasable bundles.

American thesis statement for travel


Photo: Martin Canova As an American, New Yorker, and actor, I grew up learning I needed to have a carefully reasoned, socially acceptable reason for doing everything I did, and without one, it probably wasn’t worth doing.

Things New Zealanders love to hate


Photo: Giandomenico Ricci 1. Aussies Yes, they’re our closest neighbour. And, yes, many of us Kiwis — myself included — move to Australia for a better job and more pay.

Piss off someone from Long Island


Photo: dangerismycat You can take the guy off of Long Island, but you can never take Long Island out of the guy.

Green Guide to Stockholm


Image by Let Ideas Compete Here, green options abound (think IKEA on a large scale). Although a cosmopolitan city, Stockholm and its locales are definitely inspired by the simplicity of the Swedish countryside and are committed to keeping their environment healthy.

Study abroad that makes a difference


Study abroad often gets misrepresented as a chance for students to take a few months off and drink and bang their way around Europe on their parents’ dime.

Swiss Alps from the air [video]


Follow Matador on Vimeo Follow Matador on YouTube Travelling with a drone is a stressful experience. Luggage space, airports, security checks, safety, country laws and legalities, and public impression are always on the forefront of your mind.

Swiss Alps from the air [video]


Travelling with a drone is a stressful experience. Luggage space, airports, security checks, safety, country laws and legalities, and public impression are always on the forefront of your mind.


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