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Other Bits of England: An Introduction to Leeds

Other Bits of England: An Introduction to Leeds

“So, how’s life over in London?” “Right, so Leeds is actually two hours north of London. Two hours and fourteen minutes by train from Kings’ Cross to the city center. You really should come visit. It’s about halfway between London and the Scottish border. It’s so lovely, and–” “Oh, that sounds pretty cool. Have you(…)

Dancing your night away in Madrid: Flamenco to Techno

Dancing your night away in Madrid: Flamenco to Techno

Guest post by Vera Petryk, an author for Madrid.net Spectacular, luxurious, bright and energetic Madrid is a great place for an amazing vacation. Surrounded by great historical buildings, interesting tours, fabulous museums and delicious food, it’s easy to get lost in the diversity of the city. So you don’t get overwhelmed by all the things(…)

Falling in Love With Milan

Falling in Love With Milan

I live by the idea that when your life gets predictable, you truly need to do something crazy to remind yourself you’re still alive. This is what caused me to come home one day and inform my parents that I had booked a flight to Europe over winter break. As I decided it was time(…)

Is the MatadorU Travel Writing Program Really Worth It?

Is the MatadorU Travel Writing Program Really Worth It?

This article was submitted anonymously, by a disenchanted student. I excitedly signed up for MatadorU’s travel writing program, lured in by grand notions of getting paid to travel the world and getting published on the Matador Network. And it was great. I didn’t really get paid to travel, nor did I get published on the Network, but(…)