Everything's better on vacation. Everything. But said vacation doesn't have to be remote, exotic, or even far away — a short flight to a new city, and in the morning you're waking up in a whole 'nother world.
Matador has teamed up with Southwest Airlines to show you how easy it is to live like you're off the clock, to see our world through brand new eyes. Check out — below — how Southwest employees see and love their hometowns, how they hack airport time, how to turn those two weeks of vacation into three. Here are the tricks of the trade.