Matt Hershberger

Matt is a writer and blogger based in New Jersey, who has lived in London, Buenos Aires, DC, and Beijing. His hobbies include profanity, Scotch consumption, and human rights activism. You can follow him on Facebook here, or check out his other work here.

What I’m going to teach my daughter about travel

Should travelers go to zoos? Some groups are starting to say no.

This is the perfect one-day walking tour of London

Scientists say the Great Barrier Reef is dying. Here’s what we’re losing and what it means.

5 songs that will always take me back to the places I’ve traveled

5 books you should read for Earth Day

6 things I wish I’d known when I started freelancing

Notes on when the world makes you feel small

How I learned to appreciate the world’s “boring” places

I don’t believe in ghosts. But ghost tours are the best way to see a new city.

How a ghost ship made me feel more at home on the Jersey Shore

I searched for my Irish ancestors, and I found violence, brutality, and humanity

Travel changed these 4 people. Then they changed the world.

Today is Jack Kerouac’s birthday. The travel world as we know it wouldn’t exist without him.

35 places you’ve got to check out on the other side of the Wall

[Daily Dispatch] In 2018, 2 tourists will get to see the dark side of the Moon

[Daily Dispatch] Traffic tacos and the world’s cheapest Michelin-starred restaurant

60 reasons to explore the rest of the Americas

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