Adventure Center: Travelers-in-Residence

In 2011-2012, Adventure Center sent eight MatadorU students and alumni on epic trips. As part of Matador’s “Traveler in Residence” program — in which our handpicked journalists spent an extended amount of time in their destination — they wrote for Matador, their personal blogs, and for other outlets.

Series Articles

The Galápagos is no place for a fear of the ocean

Aquatic wildlife of the Galápagos [PICs]

The delicate dynamics of a Galápagos tour group

The end of my equestrian fantasies in Trinidad, Cuba

Wildlife photography in the Galápagos

Free sex changes and other surprises I encountered in Cuba

How group tours are like blind dates

How to spend 16 hours in Havana, Cuba

Guide to drinking in Cuba

Your top 20 bucket list trips

Photo essay: What I found on Costa Rica’s and Panama’s beaches

Portraits of San Jose, Costa Rica

Carrying on Nubian culture through music

Why you should travel to Egypt right now

Hot air ballooning in Luxor, Egypt

Getting drunk with my Nepalese porters

5 weeks in Turkey [PICS]

How to survive your tour group

Essential packing list for trekking the Annapurna Sanctuary

In Turkey I became a traveling dervish

Ballooning over Cappadocia, Turkey

What’s in your backpack, Keph Senett, Traveler-in-residence?

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