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
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14 reasons why you should NEVER travel to Portugal

by Ana Bulnes
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17 things Californians always have to explain to out-of-towners

by Hannah Smith
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9 signs you were born and raised in Austria

by Nikola Falk
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12 things everyone from New Mexico has to explain to out-of-towners

by Jim O'Donnell
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10 dead giveaways you’re from Tennessee

by Shannon Dell
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How to piss off someone from Montana

by Ben Adkison
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12 reasons why Portsmouth, NH is the most underrated American city

by Maggie Wallace
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11 side effects of living in Luxembourg

by Paula Veselovschi
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9 undeniable reasons your next ski destination needs to be Banff

by James Frazier Garland
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9 things you get addicted to after living in Alaska

by Lindsey Parkinson
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16 signs you were born and raised in New Mexico

by Emma Gibson
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11 signs you’ve been away from New Mexico too long

by Emma Gibson
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20 things us Alaskans always have to explain to out-of-towners

by Carole Milstead

14 signs you’ve partied at Carnival in Rio

by Kim Merritt
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8 signs you were born and raised in Sweden

by Madelaine Triebe
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You don’t know a place until you know its people. Meet Myanmar in these 10 images.

by Ryan Skelton
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17 signs you grew up in Georgia in the ’90s

by Bo Cordle
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13 signs you learned to eat in Romania

by Paula Veselovschi
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