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Narrative

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

Photo: David Page

Swimming with dolphins in the Red Sea is a truly magical experience

I went on a 4,000-mile road trip with my cat, and this is what happened

I visited one of the strangest places in Mexico: the San Juan Bautista temple. Here is what I saw.

Looking for the world’s most elusive wild cats in Borneo

What it’s like traveling to Cuba as a Cuban American

How visiting Auschwitz taught me, a deaf-blind woman, how to sightsee

8 horror stories from people going through customs

Why minimalists make the best travelers

The thrill of looking for and finding gorillas in Virunga National Park

Going Om: Shrines, shamans, and the lack of sarcasm in Bali

I went to see a bushman healer to salve my wounds. Here’s what happened.

In defense of doing absolutely nothing when traveling

The hottest place on Earth is uncomfortable, dangerous, and beautiful.

I mouth-fed a wild hyena in Ethiopia and survived to tell the tale

The increase in wildlife tours in Africa is driving animals away

Despite its faded glory, Venice Beach still shines for tourists

I traveled abroad to donate my eggs. Here is what happened.

Why travelers need to start talking more openly about the terrible parts of travel

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