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

10 slang phrases you need to understand people from New Zealand

by Sarah Goldsworthy

11 rites of passage every Asian-American goes through

by LiAnne Yu

15 dead giveaways you’re from New Zealand

by Sarah Goldsworthy

6 lies you tell yourself when you’re volunteering off the grid

by Vanessa Van Doren

24 hour photo mission: Tokyo

by Cassandra O'Leary

7 things that happen when you spend your birthday in Germany

by Vanessa Van Doren

16 signs you were born and raised in Greenland

by Tina Egede

12 ways dating a Spanish girl will change you

by Marco Delgado

8 simple ways to be more in the moment when you travel

by Paige Smith

How to piss off a lesbian traveler

by Meg Ten Eyck

7 signs this is your first time in Warsaw

by Adrienne B

Northern Nicaragua’s top adventures, in photos

by Ben Adkison

17 signs you were raised in a Chinese-American family

by LiAnne Yu

How to piss off a rock climber

by Colm FitzGerald

Story behind the shot: Playa Guiones, Costa Rica

by Branden Eastwood

America is a beautiful country

by Jarret Leong

10 things that will happen to you after moving to Brooklyn

by Ashley Hufford

5 reasons we’ll always be in love with Thailand

by Brian Lewis
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