Whereas religion describes a shared system of beliefs and participation in typically public worship, spirituality is personal, describing one’s inner path and the practices that enable a person to discover the essence of his or her being.

Matador publishes extensive content including personal essays and narratives on spirituality as well as interviews with spiritual leaders.

Matador’s Brave New Traveler channel has focused on “inner travel” or travel as an essentially spiritual act.

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Spirituality Articles

“Blind Guy” has awesome fashion sense and perspective on life

by Matt Hershberger

15 sacred plants from cultures around the world

by Cathy Brown

Science says you aren’t alone [vid]

by Matt Hershberger

When you lose a loved one while on the road

by Candice Walsh

When a photo means much more than a thousand words

by Scott Hartman

A quest to seek the sublime in the spiritual

by Eric Weiner

The persistence of humans: A talk with author Amit Majmudar

by Robert Hirschfield

What you need to hear about finding meaning at the end of life

by Carlo Alcos

When faith shakes out on the side of social justice

by Robert Hirschfield

Top places for spiritual travel in 2013

by Hal Amen

Introducing Black Book Travel [q&a]

by Carlo Alcos

Why the ‘authentic cultural experience’ is a myth

by Jordan Mounteer

This is the ceremony: The search for Maya spirituality at Lake Atitlan, Guatemala

by Meg Brauckmann

Notes from the covert world of Korean shamanism

by Sarah Shaw

The travel wisdom of Bruce Lee

by Carlo Alcos

Photo essay: Dia de los Muertos in Oaxaca, Mexico

by Tara Lowry

Q&A: Carlos Ferrand searches for meaning in Planet Yoga

by Ian MacKenzie

What’s your good luck charm on the road?

by Richard Stupart
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