What is traveling?

This is an experience valuable for many people. During this semester I managed to visit many places myself and to find out very interesting things through other people. I also learned many new things about journalism and filming. (Remember? This blog is also part of my Multimedia Journalism class. 🙂 )

A place I told you about after my previous summary post is London. London is a major and popular capital city. I listened Boryana talking with pleasure, because I’ve never visited London. She told me about the London Eye.

“It’s really big. When you go on the top, you can see the whole city and it’s really beautiful.”

She also told me about Buckingham Palace and London Sea Life Aquarium.

Another amazing place I visited personally is New York City – The Big Apple. I asked Panayot Apostolov, a friend of mine, to tell me about his impressions from the big city. While listening and editing the video for New York, I remembered all the fun we had there. I remembered everything about the city. The first impression of Central Park:

Panayot said, “It is beautiful. It is like a jungle. You can’t tell that you’re in New York. You go in there and you see so many little animals. It’s like little forest. You can feel it, it is like a big lung in the center. You cannot actually hear a noise there. It is like there is a big bubble, you cannot be distracted by New York within New York.”

I remembered the beautiful sight from the top floor of Empire State Building:

“We went there at dusk and saw the whole city. We saw the transition between dusk going to full darkness of the night. That was something amazing. It was beautiful. The sky was clear. It was something amazing,” said Panayot.

The 9/11 Memorial Park was also a thing I saw for a first time in my life. The park is almost a portal for traveling back in time. The second you enter it, all the noise dies and you feel the sadness there. You feel for all the grieving people.

Panayot described the place, “What they made at Ground Zero is unbelievable. It’s very impressive. There’s waterfalls where the water pours into the ground and that’s why it’s called ground zero.”

Through these amazing experiences I also improved my filming and editing skills I had from the BBC 5-shot video sequence. At the moment I was making the video for NYC I was very glad that I actually shot several videos when I was there.

This semester I learned to be persistent and to ask…to ask a lot.

Will I continue my blog? Yes, I will try to continue it. I may not be able to post every week, but I’ll try to post as much as possible.

Here’s a short video about traveling:

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18 thoughts on “What is traveling?

  1. I like your final post and video sooo much! Great job 🙂

  2. aubgfreetime

    I enjoyed all the posts, especially the one about LONDON ❤

  3. very nice post! I liked hte pictures a lot

  4. When reading your blog I feel like I want to pack my things and go somewhere right now.. If only I could fly I`d visit all the places you write about! IT`s great! I also love your videos even if I watch them at 3:00am. :))

  5. I’m glad you decided to continue your blog, it’s really fun to read (:

  6. I envy all those travelers so much!

  7. DUDE you could have told me i looked like a babayaga before or after filming me))) I got scared

  8. omp1608

    I hope I could visit all the places you talk about in your blog, it’s so nice! 🙂

  9. I’ve always wanted to travel the world! Your blog makes me want to do it even more! Great use of images, great videos! Traveling is my favorite thing ever and I really enjoyed reading your blog! 🙂

  10. Traveling of the few things worth dedicating entire life to. Great blog and video!

  11. dyulgerski

    Good video, Made me think which destination to visit during the winter break 🙂

  12. love ittt, u r doing some awesome work, truly !!! 🙂

  13. Traveling is the meaning of my life. I know it now.

  14. Another amazing post. I love your blog! 🙂

  15. I enjoyed traveling with you immensely!
    Cannot wait to see more of your adventures

  16. ayna93

    traveling is truly awesome 🙂

  17. So glad that you will continue your blog, Trayan! That makes this professor very happy 🙂 It’s been fun to travel with you this semester and I am looking forward to reading about more amazing people and places you will visit. Congratulations on your blogging journey!

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