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. He writes on travel, politics, and global citizenship at Fellow Travelers. You can follow him on Facebook here, or check out his other work here.

Everything you need to know about Monday’s eclipse

How other countries see parenting differently from the United States

How to live in misunderstood places

Why I wish I’d traveled less in my 20s

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.

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