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
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Some aid reaches remote villages in Nepal. But not enough

by Stephen Groves
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How you can support the Nepal earthquake relief efforts

by Jeromy Slaby

Is Germany running out of Germans?

by Morgane Croissant

Watch: Harrowing footage of the Everest rescue efforts

by Matt Hershberger

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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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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5 signs that Cuba is already very much open to Americans

by Simeon Tegel

Hungry Gaza finds sustenance in urban gardening (PHOTOS)

by Rebecca Collard
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How a little Welsh town saved itself by becoming Britain’s wacky contest capital

by Corinne Purtill

7 historic presidential trips abroad (and trivia to impress your friends)

by Scott Brannon

Drone footage of Auschwitz preserves WWII history in a new way

by Katka Lapelosová

Ebola has now killed a third of the world’s gorilla and chimpanzee populations

by Allison Jackson

Americans involved in fatal bus crash in Panama

by Carlo Alcos
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Remembering the 17 victims of the Paris attacks

by Allison Jackson

Inside Charlie Hebdo: The Paris attack targeted paper that mocked fundamentalists

by Paul Ames
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