World Events

Every so often an event occurs of such importance that it reshapes the social, cultural, and sometimes physical landscape for travelers, locals, and everyone else.

A couple recent examples from the past months include the revolution in Egypt and the Japanese Tsunami.

Whenever possible, when world changing events occur, Matador will attempt to get a unique perspective from community members on the ground.

World Events Articles

France has always been seen as a sexually-liberated country. Here’s what the LGBT community has to say about it.

by Brenna Daldorph
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The EU’s migration crisis explained in 6 tragic facts

by Allison Jackson

Team America: Why only the US can save the world’s heritage sites

by Ronald Lee Fleming and Anthony Flint
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Living in Mogadishu used to be “hell.” Here’s what it’s like now.

by Tonny Onyulo

Want to know what Cubans REALLY think of Americans? Watch this.

by Blaze Nowara
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Want to go to Cuba from the US? Here are 6 tips to decipher the new rules

by Ioan Grillo
1

Greeceā€™s collapse is kind of awkward for Europeans there on vacation

by Lorraine Mallinder
1

Paris takes down love locks, jinxes thousands of relationships

by Matt Hershberger
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Here’s why the world is failing Nepal and its people

by Stephen Groves

How Instagrammers are helping the rebuilding efforts in Nepal

by Matt Hershberger

These are some of the incredible rescues made after Nepal’s devastating earthquake

by Allison Jackson

Romania offers some truly dark dictator tours

by Lorraine Mallinder
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Some aid reaches remote villages in Nepal. But not enough

by Stephen Groves

Is Germany running out of Germans?

by Morgane Croissant

Watch: Harrowing footage of the Everest rescue efforts

by Matt Hershberger
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How you can support the Nepal earthquake relief efforts

by Jeromy Slaby
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The death toll in Nepal is rising disturbingly fast

by Peter Gelling

Amsterdam’s radical solution to its bike invasion

by Morgane Croissant
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