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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9 survival tips New York City stuffed in my backpack

23 things nobody tells you about traveling while fat

How to guarantee yourself an authentic travel experience

Nightmare trips: Taking a 3-year-old on a boat to Poland during a “hurricane.”

What it was like growing up in the land of endless snow

Life after the shooting: Here’s why I’m proud to call Las Vegas home

How cookies brought me back to my Sicilian roots

#metoo: being a solo woman on the road

I came to Iceland for the solitude and all I saw were tourists

4 travel boundaries you never thought of building

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

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

The importance of traveling alone

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

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

On loving home, even from far away

The time a Greek island almost killed me

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

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