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Travel Video Contest 2014 Finalists


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Congrats Ebrahim Kayali and all Finalists!

The finalists are in and we are not only excited to announce them, but honored. Each year our travel video contest reminds us of the talented visitors we have from around the world. If you are not familiar with our annual Travel Video Contest, you are in for a treat! Only one grand prize winner will be chosen from the list of finalists, but the number of entertaining videos are abound. Sit back, relax and enjoy each of these one of a kind stories as they unfold.

Along with narrowing down the list to the top finalists, visitors like you picked the Viewers' Choice winner! City of Science and Blood has won the vote of our visitors with 1,464 votes! Ebrahim Kayali will receive $1,000 and an automatic entry into the next round!

Thank you to each of the participants for sharing the inspiration and hope behind your international journey. Congratulations to each of our finalists and good luck!

The 2014 Finalists are:

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2014 Video Contest Entries

Total 15 results.
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Seeking Answers of Life
Seeking Answers of Life

My name is Xingxing. I am a Chinese student. Two years ago, I started my journey seeking Master's Degree in the U.S. This two-year adventure ignited my mind to think whether only a higher degree and better English could secure someone's future. In this video, I share some of my...

Author: Xingxing Lin Duration: 4:16
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Into the Seoul of My Heart
Into the Seoul of My Heart

This January I will be studying abroad at Korea University. I plan on going a month earlier to adapt to the culture before school starts. I also plan on staying two months after the semester to lean Korean at a deeper level. The video reflects what I will do as...

Author: Eliana Bencomse Duration: 1:30
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Revisiting Homeland Vietnam
Revisiting Homeland Vietnam

So I had this summer trip to travel across Vietnam from north to south. We had a great time experiencing the beauty of Vietnam but there are still so many poor people out there while we enjoy the best of it. We stayed in 4 stars hotel, we had dinner...

Author: Anh Nguyen Duration: 4:48
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Beth and Dio to the Rescue
Beth and Dio to the Rescue

Dio and I are 2 Indonesians who love seeking adventure. However, this time we want our journey to mean something. So we decided to find some volunteer opportunities and found the perfect on in Costa Rica. At the NGO we want to work with, we will not only experience life...

Author: Adelheid BethannySudibyo Duration: 4:08
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My Illustrated Life
My Illustrated Life

I have always loved animation and film and have had a passion for cultures. Growing up in Trinidad helped me appreciate cultures and helped me see stories in everyday life. However there is no accredited animation degree in Trinidad. I want to go away to America to attain this and...

Author: Danielle Boxill Duration: 3:27
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It Starts With Me
It Starts With Me

David is working to inspire others to break the mundane cycles of everyday life by educating and motivating others to learn about places outside of home. His start begins in Australia.

Author: David Shumate Duration: 4:43
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Hollywood of the North
Hollywood of the North

"Hollywood of the North" is a video that explains the reason I want to travel out of country to succeed in the industry of visual effects. I wanted to try and create something that would stand apart from the other submissions so I thought I would try making the...

Author: Drew Thomas Duration: 3:45
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Seeker of Knowledge
Seeker of Knowledge

My name is Pedro Garcia, a Hispanic International Politics student from Texas and I decided to study in Amman, Jordan in order to broaden my Arabic language skills and to have a better understanding of Arabic culture. Due to the short amount of time I have been in Jordan, the...

Author: Pedro Garcia Duration: 4:49
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Certain Ambitions
Certain Ambitions

For the Fall 2014 semester, I am studying abroad in Finland. While I have been learning a great deal about Finnish culture, I have also had the chance to become good friends with of the exchange students who have come to study here from all over Europe. At the end...

Author: Grace Phelps-Roper Duration: 1:47
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Planting Roots Amongs the Trees
Planting Roots Amongs the Trees

The study abroad program will be a month long trip to Seville, Spain in the summer of 2015. The class that will be taken there will be studying Islamic History in Spain, while staying at the University of Seville dormitories in the center of the city. While in Spain,...

Author: Lizbeth Torres Duration: 3:06
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Screens of Life
Screens of Life

Having had a personal experience with the media that shaped me to a far extent, having been working part time as a reporter for a British sports casting company since my sophomore year, and being very involved and active socially, also having a few published articles covering related topics as...

Author: Azzedine Ladjel Duration: 4:59
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Rural Treasure
Rural Treasure

For the last three years I have been a student at the University of Botswana and my life has been confined to the walls of the city. I will be graduating from University next May. With this in mind I would want to travel around Botswana and learn...

Author: Levi Mberego Duration: 4:56
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Practically British
Practically British

In this video I am expressing my excitement and love for studying Shakespeare in Oxford, but with a very rude camera operator. At Oxford University I would be studying Shakespeare and English drama while living on campus and learning about the culture for 4 months. This video shows my love...

Author: Rebecca Botter Duration: 4:43
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City of Science and Blood
City of Science and Blood

Short story about my life in syria and how I can come to the USA and have a new dream and new life.

Author: Ebrahim Kayali Duration: 4:16
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From Darkness to Creation
From Darkness to Creation

This video is about how I fell slowly into depression, losing faith in my future, in my dreams. To put the past behind and have a true fresh start, I decided to spend a semester at Slippery Rock University. This experience is giving me self-confidence back. I...

Author: Florence van Overeem Duration: 5:00
 

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