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MatadorU Articles

5 uncomfortable truths about living in Hawaii

by LiAnne Yu

15 perfect Instagram shots of Singapore

by Christine Peterson

5 things you’re doing that drive your editor crazy

by Matt Hershberger

9 reasons you should never date a British girl

by Sarah Elizabeth Jones

12 perfect Instagram shots of New York City

by Jose Silva

The 17 funniest expressions in Swedish (and how to use them)

by Madelaine Triebe

The 20 funniest Portuguese expressions (and how to use them)

by Sandra Guedes

7 mental checks to get the exact photo you want

by James Kao

Travel photography according to Wes Anderson

by Jens Lennartsson

The 26 funniest expressions in Lithuania (and how to use them)

by Ieva IvanauskaitÄ—

8 invaluable tips to take better action photos

by James Kao

15 perfect Instagram shots of Los Angeles

by Tommy Lundberg

12 perfect Instagram shots of Hong Kong

by Kay Kulkarni

8 crucial mistakes to make in your opening paragraph

by Mary Sojourner

15 perfect Instagram shots of London

by Paul K Porter

98 tools I use to learn, work and travel anywhere in the world

by Tomas Laurinavicius

9 tips for getting awesome fall colors in your photos

by Cody Wilson

5 things they don’t tell you about working from home

by Matt Hershberger
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