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

Brazil’s Paralympics are kicking ass, and it’s awesome

by Carlo Alcos
1

5 reasons I’m not voting third party

by Tim Wenger
4

What travelers can learn from Ryan Lochte getting robbed

by Matt Hershberger
1

What the hell is the matter with the Olympics?

by Matt Hershberger
20

Athlete kidnapped in Rio: “This place is well and truly f*ked in every sense of the word imaginable.”

by Matt Hershberger
1

5 fears you need to stop letting dictate your travels

by Matt Hershberger

Why I will never cancel a trip because of a terrorist attack

by Matt Hershberger

4 things young Americans can learn from the Brexit

by Matt Hershberger
1

How “badass librarians” saved Timbuktu’s priceless books from terrorists

by Matt Hershberger

These are the videos everyone needs to watch after mass shootings

by Matt Hershberger
5

4 reasons every straight person needs to go to Pride (at least once)

by Matt Hershberger
1

Northern Ireland is divided over its national soccer squad. But not as divided as it used to be

by PRI's The World

Russia and Norway are tussling over a $20K/night resort

by PRI's The World
1

This man from a previously uncontacted tribe in Peru explains the trauma of being discovered

by Amanda Machado
1

Why King Tut had an awesome dagger from outer space

by PRI's The World
1

13 whales washed up dead on the shores of Germany. What we found is horrifying

by Matt Hershberger

Meet the Chinese kids who have to climb a cliff to get to school

by Matt Hershberger

Thailand’s thoughtcrime arrests are getting dangerously bizarre

by PRI's The World
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