Matthew Power

Author's Bio

Matthew Power is a contributing editor at Harper's.

Blood in the Sand: Killing a Turtle Advocate

Each spring on Costa Rica’s desolate Caribbean coast, endangered leatherback sea turtles come ashore at night to lay and hide their eggs. Poachers steal them for cash, and as Matthew Power reports,...

Sebastian Junger Shoots For the Truth

Sebastian Junger’s powerful new documentary about the life of war photographer Tim Hetherington shows us why dedicated journalists are needed now more than ever

Far Rockaway: Global Disaster Zone

International humanitarian-aid group Doctors Without Borders, best known for conducting emergency health care interventions in war-torn countries, set up a makeshift clinic for Hurricane Sandy...

The World's 4 Best Motorcycle Journeys

Exploring by motorcycle ranks high on our list of adventures. There’s the obvious stuff: the blur of road beneath your feet, the shifting horizon. Then there’s the satisfaction that comes from, say,...

The Best Motorcycle Journeys: Ruta 40, Argentina

Exploring by motorcycle ranks high on our list of adventures. There’s the obvious stuff: the blur of road beneath your feet, the shifting horizon. Then there’s the satisfaction that comes from, say,...

The Best Motorcycle Journeys: Manali-Leh Road, India

Exploring by motorcycle ranks high on our list of adventures. There’s the obvious stuff: the blur of road beneath your feet, the shifting horizon. Then there’s the satisfaction that comes from, say,...

The Best Motorcycle Journeys: Route 6, New Zealand

Exploring by motorcycle ranks high on our list of adventures. There’s the obvious stuff: the blur of road beneath your feet, the shifting horizon. Then there’s the satisfaction that comes from, say,...

In the scorching NT, wide brims are strongly advised.

Way Out and Back

Australia’s Northern Territory is our kind of place—a vast expanse of desert playgrounds, tropical rainforests, and supersize wildlife. Buckle up with Matthew Power as he bounces through the most...

Great Barrier Reef

Paddle

You have to see the Great Barrier Reef. So does every other tourist in Australia. Luckily, there’s a better way.

Stanley Chasm, Larapinta Trail

Trek

The beauty of this trip, a 28-mile route that cuts through rainforest and over 1,000-foot ridges in the wild, 3,500-foot Blue Mountains, is the access.

Near Exmouth

Access and Resources

Access and Resources: How to Australia — and around Australia, once you're there.

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