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Beyond Barcelona: Catalonia’s amazing beauty and culture

Follow Matador on VimeoFollow Matador on YouTube Barcelona is among one of those cities everyone has found out about, and when you visit...

A bitter taste of freedom for Syria’s Kurds

As Matador Ambassador Cengiz Yar Jr. reports, Syria’s Kurds are winning autonomy in the chaos in Iraq and Syria, but at what cost?Syria...

5 Surprisingly Affordable Alaska Airlines Destinations

Many savvy travelers use a long-standing bond with Alaska Airlines, a carrier noted for its wallet-friendly fares, support services and frequent flyer program.When you...

How to reduce holiday to Budapest

Budapest is recognized for its budget status: it doesn’t get as good as the spot when a frothy beer will be less than...

Where to Get Up Close and Personal with the Whales in New Brunswick

On a typical whale watching tour, most sightseers would be happy to see at least three whales, let alone different types of whales. But...

4 Amazing Parks That Give the Natural State its Name

From top to bottom, the Natural State certainly lives up to the hype. Not only is Arkansas teeming with parks of all shapes and...

What journalists go on the top lines: Lucas Pernin, Syria

I’M An independent photographer and writer operating out of Sweden. I primarily function in the very center East and a lot recently focused entirely...

4 Outdoor Adventures in Washington to Bag Incredible Nature Photos

With millions of parklands and thousands of trails, Washington state is an outdoor lover’s paradise. Endless landscapes include rainforests, deserts, alpine meadows, and wetland estuaries to...

4 Outdoor Adventures in Washington to Bag Incredible Nature Photos

With millions of parklands and thousands of trails, Washington state is an outdoor lover’s paradise. Endless landscapes include rainforests, deserts, alpine meadows, and wetland estuaries to...

Can’t Get Enough Cuban Food? Here’s How to Eat Your Way Around Miami

The neighborhood just west of downtown Miami was coined "Little Havana" after a sharp influx of Cuban immigrants in the 1960s prompted by Castro's...

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Why do we need a VPN while traveling?

What is a VPN? A VPN, or Virtual Private Network, allows you to set up a private, secure connection to another network, generally in another...

3 Techniques for Choosing the Best Pet Carrier

You live and fiddle with Fido, lets look at travel with him?However, we all believe for you to can't just better of the plane...

Rewards Perk: Earn Bonus Miles With Delta to bring Lyft towards the Airport

The Delta SkyMiles partnership with Lyft is essential enough towards the two companies which the pair created his or her a way to celebrate.Riders...

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Why Flexible Travelers Love the lending company of America? Rewards Card

If you are a traveler having thought about engaging in travel rewards but feels confined to restrictions, the lending company of America® Travel Rewards...

What journalists maintain entry lines: Patrick Tombola, Middle East

He may be shortlisted at Lumix Festival, Manuel Rivera-Ortiz Foundation, FOTO8, and Directly Festival, and the like, and it has exhibited his function in...

What journalists continue the leading lines: Emma Beals, Syria

Emma BealsKoolertron camera bag – When travelling I carry this Koolertron because doing so appears like an oldtime calico bag. It’s not really a...

Business class seating, middle class values

Photo: Thomas Hawk 27. That’s many times I’ve said “thanks a lot,” and it’s only been three hours into my flight from Nyc...

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Houston: With the Girls, Guys, or Couples

If there’s one city in Texas that doesn’t live up to the cheesy stereotype of cowboys and cattle it’s Houston. A mecca for foodies, history buffs,...

5 Iconic Places in the “Show Me State” Beyond the St. Louis Arch

Known as the “Show Me State,” Missouri intends to do just that – show you amazing sights and geological wonders. But with eight states...

4 WTF Random Festivals in North Dakota

Possibly out of sheer boredom or potentially for state pride, North Dakota has an insane amount of festivals celebrating everything from irrigation (yes, really) to quilting...

4 Amazing Parks That Give the Natural State its Name

From top to bottom, the Natural State certainly lives up to the hype. Not only is Arkansas teeming with parks of all shapes and...

5 Awesome Destinations in New York Beyond Manhattan

When you think of New York, your mind instinctively drifts to bustling NYC – the buzz of Times Square, the bright flashes of yellow...

5 Fab Photo Opps in Des Moines (Really)

As the capital of Iowa, a notorious swing state, and a major stop on the campaign trail, Des Moines is an interesting destination for the politically...

5 Best Outdoor Attractions Worthy Enough for a President

Originally called Lancaster, Nebraska, Lincoln was actually renamed in commemoration after the assassination of Honest Abe. As a result, the city solidified its mark as important...

Dip Your Toes Into the Land of 10,000 Lakes

Bursting at the seams with ecological wonders, Minnesota is actually comprised of four ecological zones – prairie, tall grasses, broadleaf forest, and mixed forest. But what you...

Greasy Spoon: Iconic Diners in New Jersey

With over 600 diners, more than any other state, New Jersey is the (un)official diner capital of America. But with that many options, how do you...

Hocking Hills: 4 Spooky and Awesome Outdoor Adventures in Ohio

While you may picture the Midwest as flat rolling cornfields, Hocking Hills is Ohio’s natural crown jewel. With rugged cliffs and deep, mysterious gorges,...

Your Guide to Sixth Street: The Bloodline of Austin

One of Texas’ most well known streets, Austin’s 6th Street is the entertainment hub of the city. A mishmash of tourists, college students and...

Living Like Gatsby: A Guide to the Newport Mansions

Jay Gatsby may have lived in Long Island, but the real party was happening in Newport, Rhode Island. During the height of the Victorian...

Can’t Get Enough Cuban Food? Here’s How to Eat Your Way Around Miami

The neighborhood just west of downtown Miami was coined "Little Havana" after a sharp influx of Cuban immigrants in the 1960s prompted by Castro's...

Iowa’s Roadside Attractions Are Just Quirky Enough That You’ll Actually Want to Stop

When you picture Iowa, cornfields and acres of sprawling land may come to mind. While the state is in the Midwest, Iowa boasts a whole host...

From Surf to Snow: Where LA Goes to Ski

Surfing and amusement parks may be the first activities that pop into your head when you think Los Angeles, but within three hours from...

Minnesotans Eat Some (Really) Weird Things…

When you think of culinary capitals and haute dining, Minnesota generally doesn’t jump to mind. However, if there was an award for strangest eats, this Midwest...

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The mesmerizing flow-motion of Dubai [VID]

Follow Matador on VimeoFollow Matador on YouTubeEditors Note: Dubai, the biggest city in the Uae, always generally seems to move at the...

Crabbin’ in Maryland: Indulge and Enjoy

The national leader in the production of blue crabs and soft shell crabs, crustaceans in Maryland are a real delicacy. Before you head east, know to...

5 Surprisingly Affordable Alaska Airlines Destinations

Many savvy travelers use a long-standing bond with Alaska Airlines, a carrier noted for its wallet-friendly fares, support services and frequent flyer program.When you...

4 Weird Attractions You Just Have to See With Your Own Eyes

Home to a mascot that no one even knows what it means (Hoosiers?), it’s no surprise that Indiana’s a bit on the quirky side. From...

Minnesotans Eat Some (Really) Weird Things…

When you think of culinary capitals and haute dining, Minnesota generally doesn’t jump to mind. However, if there was an award for strangest eats, this Midwest...