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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15 things Coloradans always need to explain to out-of-towners

by Brian Lewis
36

12 culture shocks Americans have in Germany

by Genevieve Northup
166

9 culture shocks Americans will have in Hungary

by Colm FitzGerald
70

How to piss off someone from Oregon

by Jon Young
15

The 16 funniest expressions in Hawaii (and how to use them)

by Jill Kozak
12

25 signs you were born and raised in Brisbane

by Genevieve Hassall
5

10 dead giveaways you’re from Tennessee

by Shannon Dell
2

11 side effects of living in Luxembourg

by Paula Veselovschi
3

12 reasons you should never date a rock climber

by Sara Schneider
6

12 differences between a normal mom and a Bulgarian mom

by Anna Pelova
21

7 uncomfortable truths about living in Australia

by Sara Schneider
8

8 ways to humiliate yourself in Sweden

by Madelaine Triebe

How to become a Chicagoan in 17 easy steps

by Hank Mendheim
2

20 signs you’ve definitely been away from Budapest too long

by Barbara Litzlfellner
1

13 signs you learned to eat in Romania

by Paula Veselovschi
1

18 signs you were raised by a Polish family in the US

by Adrienne B

8 things you can only understand if you’re Austrian

by Klaus Komenda
20

An open letter to all commercial airlines from a hearing impaired passenger

by Adrienne B
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