Aria Bakker

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48 epic dream hotels to visit before you die

A GOOD HOTEL CAN MAKE or break a trip. The worst hotel in the best place is still going to make retiring after a long day an unfortunate experience. …

Speedboat

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Matador Creators Community

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Intelligence Quotes

<b>Here are a few intelligence quotes someone collected for me.</b><p>Continuous effort – not strength or intelligence – is the key to unlocking our potential. …

Galloping along Central American mountain trails, accompanied only by the thrum of hooves and the occasional flash of a toucan among the trees, might just be one of the world’s top ways to start your morning: http://bbc.in/tJFHEe Tell us about your Belize adventure.

The perfect trip: Thailand

With some of the world's finest street food, ancient ruined temples amid rainforest and beaches of almost surreal beauty, the Southeast Asian country is a feast for the senses.<p>Cover the entire length of Thailand by car, taxi, plane and longtail boat, beginning in Bangkok, then heading north to the …

Asia Travel

From traditional pubs to candlelit clubs, the social scene in Scotland’s second city is some of the best in Britain: http://bbc.in/17lJmQM Have you been to Glasgow?

It's time to party somewhere, right? 59 national drinks from 59 awesome countries: http://bit.ly/12tmVpH 101Places // www.101places.com

The Color Master

Books

35 Beaches You Should Visit In Your Lifetime

We've scoured world to find the best beaches you should put on your bucket list.<p>There's something for everyone: we found beaches where you can swim with penguins, relax under ancient Mayan ruins, bask on volcanic black sand, and more.

Beaches

10 Song of the Summer Contenders From Daft Punk to Ciara (VIDEO)

At summer’s midway point, Kevin Fallon ranks this year’s contenders for the season’s biggest song.<p>Each year artists hustle to deliver the song of the …

The 20 Best New Bars of 2013 (Photos)

Check out the 20 hottest new bars around the world—and the tasty concoctions they’re whipping up.

Looking for a place to surf? Matador Ambassador Al Mackinnon Photography provides shots from the beaches of the Gold Coast, Queensland, #Australia. More photos here: http://bit.ly/18bQTSO

5 Delicious (and Healthy!) Iced Tea Combinations

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Mini guide to nightlife in Glasgow

From traditional pubs to candlelit clubs, the social scene in Scotland’s second city is some of the best in Britain.<p>Whether you’re after a wee dram in a cosy pub, a microbrewery beer in a swanky bar or a night filled with loud live music and dancing, Glasgow’s nightlife has something for</b> …

England

What’s your idea of the perfect vacation? Do you prefer to escape from the rest of the world, or would you rather immerse yourself in the sights, sounds and tastes of another culture? http://www.bbc.com/travel/feature/20120326-the-perfect-trip-to-thailands-islands?OCID=fbtvlimg

18 Best U.S. Summer Music Festivals: From Bonnaroo to EDC (PHOTOS)

Jean Trinh rounds up the best music festivals in the U.S., with artists like Beyoncé and Nine Inch Nails.<p>Julie Jacobson/AP, Brian Spady/Spady …

Astrological Houses 1

Viewing 1 of 15<p>Astrology goes way beyond your Sun sign. It involves mathematical calculations related to the movement of the planets and detailed …

Splendidly isolated in mid-ocean between Africa and India, the Seychelles are perfect island-hopping territory. What's your dream beach vacation? http://bit.ly/13vZBra

Chris Hadfield's photographs of Earth from space – in pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/science/gallery/2013/may/13/chris-hadfield-space-in-pictures<p>720<p>During his five months in space onboard the International …

White sand beaches and baby blue water in Zakynthos, Greece. Photo by Clark, Matador member: http://bit.ly/10Vkvuv

Top 21 under-the-radar destinations

From Canada’s Yukon wilderness to the mountaintops of India, these unconventional holiday destinations will lead you off the beaten path and onto an adventure all your own.

National Parks