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Twitter: @NomadicMatt
Instagram: @NomadicMatt
Hometown: Boston
Residence: Austin
College: UMass Amherst
College major: To become a history teacher
How are you doing with quarantine? See video 1:44
When or what will it take to get you to fly again? Probably not until late summer
How many miles do you fly a year or have flown? No idea
How many countries have you been to? Just over 100
How many continents have you been to? 6
Earliest travel memory: When I was around 10 years old fighting with my dad in Colonial Williamsburg
Favorite American city: NYC
Favorite international city: Paris, Bangkok, Hong Kong
Friendliest people in the world: They’re all friendly
Country with the meanest immigration officers: Canada
Favorite U.S. airport: Seattle
Favorite international airport: Singapore Changi
Favorite airport lounge: Lufthansa First Class Terminal
Favorite aircraft type: A350
Favorite plane seat: Japan Airlines First Class
Sat next to any famous celebs: Paul McCartney sat behind me once on a LAX-NYC flight
Drink of choice (in the air and on the ground): Wine
Favorite restaurant: Yuba in NYC
Craziest thing you’ve eaten: Fried maggots in Thailand
Favorite hotel: W Hotels
Favorite hostel: Gallery Hostel in Porto
Favorite travel credit card: Chase Sapphire Reserve (Read our Chase Sapphire Reserve review here)
Favorite island: Ko Lanta
Favorite beach: Lipa Noi
Favorite travel movie(s): A Map for Saturday
Favorite travel show(s): No Reservations
Favorite travel book(s): Mine (How to Travel the World on $50 a Day and Ten Years a Nomad) and Sunburn Country by Bill Bryson
Worst travel moment: Getting stabbed in Colombia
Most embarrassing travel moment: See video
What’s your dream destination? Mongolia
What’s the most important thing travel has taught you: See video 13:18
Best travel tip: See video 15:20


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