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Matador’s narrative travel writing includes long form narrative essays, nonlinear narratives, micro narratives, and some of the most innovative writers working in nonfiction.

Narrative Articles

Why feminism is important to me as an Indian man

by Siddarth Dutta

A brief memoir of a Vietnamese-American girl

by Vivien Bui

If you ever come to Western Nebraska

by Bart Schaneman

How a cross-country trip led me to buy a piece of rural land at 27

by Emma Thieme

After a year on the road, here’s what it’s really like to be a digital nomad

by Elaina Giolando

If I die traveling, I would die happy

by Gabby Beckford

This is what it’s like to give birth in Mexico

by Martina Žoldoš

Camping is my medicine: A love letter to the outdoors

by David Miller

A love letter to New Mexico

by Jim O'Donnell

Dear USA, I’m breaking up with you

by Rebecca Bellan

7 epic travel moments…as remembered by my favorite sandals

by Kyle Rosemont

I spent a season trimming weed in Humbolt County. This is what it was like.

by Sera Higgs

This is what it’s like to be a traveler with an eating disorder

by No - Yolo

Open letter to the EU: I am a Brit and I am sorry

by Lauren Williams

What I learned about indigenous tourism in Namibia

by Shannon Dell

A brother and sister torched their careers to lead people across the Camino de Santiago

by Matthew Abrams

To those who think I’m an unambitious bum for choosing travel over college

by Stella Brown

Catching the last days of the Tokyo fish market

by Marriott Traveler
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