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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20 signs you’ve been in Sweden too long

by Ting Yiu
14

17 reasons no one is as hardcore as us Michiganders when it comes to winter

by Sara Schneider
53

15 signs you were born and raised in Philadelphia

by Kristen Hopf
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15 slang phrases you’ll need to know in South Africa

by Caroline van Looy
25

14 ways to understand people from Hong Kong

by Ting Yiu
4

12 phrases only Spaniards understand

by Ana Bulnes
1

11 things every flight attendant is guilty of

by Ashley Durance
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9 signs you were born and raised in Manila

by Kate Alvarez
5

5 lies you tell yourself when you move overseas

by Carleen Krug

Why British Columbia is the most Instagrammable place on the planet

by Mirae Campbell
7

Why westerners should travel to Muslim countries

by Jeremy Ullmann
8

Why Americans need a thesis statement for travel

by Annabel LaLonde
9

13 phrases only Aussies could come up with

by Lauren White

9 realities of American kids raised by Brazilian parents

by Amanda Moutinho
6

Dear Dad, thanks for making me a traveler

by Annabelle Mintz
4

6 LGBT travelers you should be following on Instagram

by Meg Ten Eyck
4

Being a black alien in South Korea is easier than being a black alien at home

by Shari Shepard
3

8 lies you tell yourself when you move to London

by Rachel Eklund
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