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

What I know to be true in Israel and Palestine

by Rosa Lia June

11 signs you’re still a tourist in Amsterdam

by Brianna Bemel

A sanctuary while grieving far from home

by Shari Shepard

How to piss off a tour guide

by Stephanie Long

8 reasons Indians are the coolest people you’ll meet on your travels

by Bhavna Bura

24-hour food guide to Princeton, New Jersey

by Lucy Di Santo

The moment this city became my home

by Carol Palmer

10 things to do as a first-time traveler to New Orleans

by LiAnne Yu

9 tips for finding seclusion in a tourist hotspot

by Christi Helen

How Ethiopia taught me to get over myself

by Vanessa Van Doren

22 signs you’re a legit expat in China

by Whitney Shindelar

The Colorado backcountry as you’ve never seen it before

by Max Seigal

9 first impressions of Cleveland

by Vanessa Van Doren

What you learn about New York (and yourself) when you get hit by a car

by Erin Ward

How being a chef has made me a better traveler

by David Poole

10 things I miss terribly about Galicia, Spain

by Samantha Bilkey

Why you should become a citizen scientist, and 5 tools to get started

by Halia Eastburn

You know you’ve been in Rio a while when…

by Lucy Bryson
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