Matador’s narrative travel writing includes long form narrative essays, nonlinear narratives, micro narratives, and some of the most innovative writers working in nonfiction.

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Yes, I’m over 40 and a solo female traveler. Stop being weird about it.

I physically and emotionally broke down on the Camino de Santiago, but left with less anxiety and depression

The importance of traveling alone

I dropped out of high school to vagabond around the country with no technology

What #vanlife was like in the ’60s

Outdoor snobs are ruining it for new enthusiasts. It’s time for this attitude to stop.

Solo cycling in Norway almost killed me. Given the chance, I’d do it all over again. Here’s why.

The time a Greek island almost killed me

On loving home, even from far away

Don’t assume I’m not adventurous because I’m a woman

Notes on coming home in two Americas

How Couchsurfing changed the way I travel

Traveling Narcissist: The rise of ‘look at me’ travelers

Your brain is your phone

Why you should handle your travel the same way you handle your love life

I traveled overland from Morocco to Senegal. Here’s what I saw.

What it’s like to spend your 27th birthday lost and alone on the other side of the world

8.5 harsh realities of #TravelLife

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