When one knows Paris as it is now – cramped, noisy, polluted – it is hard to imagine that it used to look like a village with women selling flowers out of carts, horse-drawn vehicles on the Alexandre III Bridge, and a traffic-free Place de la Concorde.
Caving requires some serious guts, but unicycle caving is a whole new level of crazy. Combine the risk of being trapped in a small space underground to the one of falling from a one-wheeled vehicle onto rocks and there, you have it.
THERE’S AN ENTIRE subsection of America that has no interest in watching the Super Bowl, and watches it just for the advertisements.
Photo: Fluent in 3 Months One of the main reasons I travel so much is that I find it fascinating to see how different people are across different cultures.
I’VE DEFINITELY VOWED to take more selfies this year, but damn, does the world really need another shot of my duck face when gorgeous, up-turned icebergs exist?
Ah, a situation every traveler of color must dread: getting seated next to an old, racist white person.
Follow Matador on Vimeo Follow Matador on YouTube THIS IS WHY YOU TRAVEL. For the open road, for weeks spent hopping trains and glittering dark nights on surging streets where the neon signs flash like a thousand stars.
Author’s note: This year, on Martin Luther Kind Jr. Day of Service in the US (January 19), I answered Dr.
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Hacé clic para leer este artículo en español. Tambien podés darnos un “me gusta” en Facebook! Nowadays, Colombia is one of the best places in the Americas for street art.
Follow Matador on Vimeo Follow Matador on YouTube ELIZABETH is wickedly talented…she only began surfing in her mid 40s, and is now out in the water all the time, constantly trying to improve and enjoy herself.
Photo: eastendimages 1. That special burgundy book We all forget how lucky we our to have our British passports.
Photo: Paul Terefenko 1. You’ve chugged a 40 of Black Ice in a ravine. In -10 weather. 2. May 2-4 means drinking a 2-4 of Creemore at the cottage.
Long exposure photography is fun and probably one of my most favorite things to shoot. A whole new world opens up, full of motion and movement — the image feels alive.
Poor Pedro Calado…he…almost…had it. Calado, from Rio de Janeiro, gets up on this epic big wave on Maui’s North Shore, makes a nice bottom turn, but then loses it all at just about the worst possible place — the top of the face as the inside section closes in.
Photo by missmareck 1. You wish you could keep Montauk and Westhampton a secret from tourists and day-trippers, but it rarely works.
Photo by David Chang THE MEKONG RIVER defines Cambodia as much as the temples at Angkor. With ferries every few miles, it’s possible to hop from bank-to-bank, crossing the river with local fishermen and cycling paths through villages that rarely see visitors.
Photo: Julian Rod SO you’ve lived in Buenos Aires for three years. You’ve roasted beef over hot coals, you’ve overpaid for tango shoes and even used them occasionally, and your accent is so convincing you could make a viral YouTube video out of it.
Gearing up for travel filmmaking is quite the endeavor and can lead to ridiculously heavy and cumbersome luggage.
THE GRAND CANYON doesn’t need any help being amazing. But every several years, a rare phenomenon fills the massive canyon up with fog, turning the wonder of the world into an otherworldly wonder.