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.

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Student Work Articles
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6 things we stand to lose by traveling too fast

by Maggie Wallace
1

15 differences between a Dutch friend and an American friend

by Melissa Adams

8 reasons you shouldn’t wait to retire to do what you really love

by Eric Seiberlich
2

10 signs you’re an Australian country kid

by Jess Buchan
5

20 signs you’ve been a yachtie for too long

by Abby Gallagher
8

How to piss off a solo female traveler

by Vanessa Van Doren
15

On the various insecurities of the perpetual traveler

by Reda Wigle
4

11 portraits that reveal the real faces of the homeless

by Joshua Thaisen
5

5 international foodie dishes made with Spam (plus 2 recipes)

by LiAnne Yu
11

14 differences between an Australian friend and a normal friend

by Lawrence Hamilton
6

11 signs you were born and raised in Alaska

by Jennifer Gracey
44

How to piss off someone from Vermont

by Kyle Fitzgerald
26

Dear Haifa, here is your story of love and occupation

by Haifa Koleilat
7

8 reasons Portugal is the best place to learn how to surf

by Marco Delgado
3

A 9-step guide to becoming Mongolian

by Justin Guerra
3

16 images of life on the streets in LA

by Joshua Thaisen
15

6 things I learned moving from Kentucky to Australia

by Lawrence Hamilton
3

9 signs you were born and raised in Northern California

by Madeline Horn
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