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Matt Long
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Attended College of William and Mary
Lives in Washington, DC
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Ok, let's try this again and THIS time I promise to start ticking items off of this list
A list of the places around America that I most want to see and my commitment to finally visit them in person.
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There are many reasons why Cathay Pacific is a favorite airline of mine, and their gorgeous Hong Kong lounges are but one reason why I love flying with them 
A closer look at the luxurious Cathay Pacific lounge experience in Hong Kong International Airport.
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The elements of a great luxury safari in Africa 
The best way to experience a luxury African safari in style and with memorable experiences.
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Well, it's that time of year again to reflect and take stock 
A status update on how I've been doing since leaving my traditional 9-5 job four years ago.
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This Friday I couldn't resist sharing these cuties I met in Tanzania 
Photo series highlighting the many baby animals found while on safari in Tanzania.
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My special and very unusual night in the Finnish woods 
An extraordinary experience with huskies and a remote forest cabin in the Lapland region of Northern Finland.
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A look at the importance of walking tours and why it was how I first experienced China 
A look at the tours offered by Context Travel in Beijing and why I used them as my first introduction to the city.
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Happy Friday! Since this is the anniversary week of me leaving my traditional job, I thought I'd highlight some of the many amazing places I've been lucky enough to visit since that fateful day 4 years ago 
Photo series sharing favorite moments from the last four years of travel.
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There's a lot to love about this remarkable country, but this is why I think Ireland is so special
A few reasons why I love Ireland and think that it's one of the best travel destinations in the world.
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A lot of people have asked so I thought I'd share what the real experience was like 
How even the most picky eaters can enjoy traveling in China.
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A few reasons to love this DC getaway 
A few reasons why the Four Seasons Washington DC is the ideal luxury hotel in the District.
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Travel isn't about checklists and that's definitely the case in Africa
A look at the Big Five animals to find on safari and ultimately why I'm glad I didn't find them all.
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Experiencing the best the world has to offer, one adventure at a time and helping others do the same.
Introduction
I run the popular travel site LandLopers. I've always wanted to see the world, but only started blogging three years ago to help friends plan their trips. At the time I was working at a job I hated and one that was actually killing me both physically and mentally. I've always loved to travel, but as I traveled more often and shared my stories I realized that my true passion in life is doing what I do now - traveling and writing about it.

Today hundreds of thousands of people visit LandLopers for travel inspiration as well as practical tips on how to better see the world and have more fun along the way.

I cover all destinations, but especially love Europe, Africa and Australasia. My travel photos are also a big part of the experience for me and I share a new one every day.

So far I have visited more than 60 countries and all 7 continents and I'm no where close to slowing down.
Bragging rights
I own the cutest Siberian Huskies in the world.
Education
  • College of William and Mary
    BA, International Relations, 1998
  • Patterson School of Diplomacy and International Commerce
    MA, International Politics, 1999
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