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

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

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

How Couchsurfing changed the way I travel

What #vanlife was like in the ’60s

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.

8.5 harsh realities of #TravelLife

Notes on coming home in two Americas

Your brain is your phone

From travel addiction to travel love

10 ways to stay happy when traveling solo

Why I travel solo

Lessons from the jungle: a week with an Amazonian tribe

Don’t ask me how my trip was

Don’t make this your biggest regret when living abroad

5 reasons traveling is different in your 20s

How travel helped me conquer my social anxiety — and how it didn’t

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