Student Work

MatadorU students — both active and alumni of our writing, photography, or filmmaking programs — are becoming the go-to contributors for media outlets, DMOs, and tourism boards around the world. From diverse publication records to prestigious awards, their accomplishments in travel journalism continue to inspire the next generation of writers, photographers, filmmakers, and travelers.

Student Work Articles

To Iowa: I’m sorry

by Jacqueline Kehoe

18 signs you were born and raised in Poland

by Karolina Go

The 45 best books to read on the road

by Will Hatton

“The Farm” in Tennessee is the country’s oldest intentional community. But the real story is how they deliver babies.

by Shannon Dell

The 8 worst decisions you can make in Portugal

by Sandra Guedes

20 things you probably didn’t know about Idaho

by Kristen Bor

How to piss off someone from West Virginia

by Jordan McCutcheon

17 signs you were born and raised in Dubai

by Natasha Amar

14 little things you will miss when you leave Colorado

by Brian Lewis

10 essential tips for a photography trip to Iceland

by Paul Porter

20 signs you learned to drink in Oklahoma City

by Cate Brantley

17 little things you miss after leaving Jordan

by Barbara Litzlfellner

23 signs you learned to drink in Annapolis

by Ellen Ruchman

Why Americans need to slow down and make travel a priority

by Paige Smith

How to explain gaps in your resume because of travel

by Jill Kozak

20 reasons you average Joes shouldn’t even try to be yachties

by Abby Gallagher

17 reasons to feel sorry for everybody in Cleveland

by Joe Baur

20 things you’ll miss if you dare leave Pittsburgh

by Tyler McCloskey
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