Tag Archives : Travel

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Daily life on the Zhengzhou University of Aeronautics campus


New photoseries of the campus where I’m teaching in Zhengzhou (郑州). Just a couple of weeks in China so I have use my free time wisely. I’ve been already to downtown (pictures coming soon) but just lazy sunday for me. So I made pictures on the Zhengzhou University of Aeronautics campus.   If you like this check also these photoseries:…

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Photo series: Bagan and trekking from Kalaw to Inle Lake


From the biggest cities to the ancient sites of Bagan and the trekking between Kalaw and Inle Lake on the mountain plateau of over 1500 meters above sea level. Bagan (Pagan) You haven’t visit Myanmar if you haven’t been to Bagan. However not on the Unesco heritage list it is must visit. Bagan can be compared with the ‘Angkor Wat’…

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Photo series: The 2 biggest cities of Myanmar


The two biggest cities of Myanmar are Yangon (the former capital) and the 2nd largest one Mandalay. Amazing culture those Burmese / Myanmarese(?). It feels like a mix of China, South East Asian and Indian. Two Cities north vs south with 2 distinguished own cultures. Yangon Yangon also known as Rangoon is the former capital. The Myanmar government decide to…

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Laid back Laos


Het is zo’n contrast. Voordat ik naar Myanmar vertrek heb ik intrek genomen in de Thaise hoofdstad Bangkok. Vandaag aangekomen in terwijl ik vanochtend nog in Laos was. En het contrast kan niet groter zijn. De chaos en de drukte van Bangkok tegenover het rustige ‘laid back’ gevoel van de Laotianen. Zo kan je in een notendop Laos wel omschrijven:…

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Photo series of Vientiane, Thakhek motorbike loop, Pakse and 4000 islands


Traveled even more south near the Cambodian border. From Vientiane, the capital, I did the 3 day motorbike loop in Thakhek and ended up in the 4000 islands (one of the most relax places in entire Laos). Vientiane If you travel Laos most of the time you follow the Mekong River what is also a border with Thailand and in…

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Photo series ethnic groups in North Lao


The different ethnic groups / minorities in northern Lao. Actually I don’t want talk about minorities. It sounds weird like those people are ‘minor’ to other people. So I prefer to talk about ethnic groups. I’ve met people from 2 different groups in the area of Luang Namtha. Famous of it nation park and the people within. During the 2…

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Vietnam photo series: Ninh Binh, Ha long bay/Cat ba, Hanoi, Sapa and Ha giang


Photo series of North Vietnam Well my journey has come to an end in Vietnam. Currently I’m in Laos now. But with a huge load of pictures and memories I want to share you a bit of it. This photo series is about the Northern part of Vietnam. In wintertime it is much colder, rainy and if you are lucky…

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Ha Giang and Dong Van Motorbike loop – Video and Photo series


Save the best for last If you travel from the south from Saigon/Ho Chi Minh City all the way up north to the northern border with Vietnam/China. You save the best for last. If you have time I would recommend do the Ha Giang Motorbike loop. The trip goes through the Dong Van plateau with the most stunning scenery you’ll…

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Photography – Hoi An – Da Nang – Hue – Phong Nha


After one month in Vietnam it feels very comfortable to be in this country. So I continue my photo series of Vietnam. This time I traveled from Nha Trang (beach resort city – please pass this city if you can) to Hoi An, Da Nang, Hué and Phong Nha. Amazing places each with their distinguish highlights. If you want see…

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Photography Saigon / Ho Chi Minh City, Dalat and Mui Ne, Vietnam


Just have an amazing first week in Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh City/Saigon, Dalat and Mui Ne. And made some awesome pictures as well of the locals, fishermen, tradesmen, businessmen and the locals as well. Hereby a photo series of the cities in southern Vietnam.   Ho Chi Minh City / Saigon All travelers start in Hanoi or in the south…

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Interview op C-Talents over mijn reisblog


Als je veel reist en veel blogt over diverse plaatsen die je aandoet gebeurd het wel eens dat je geïnterviewd wordt. Zo ook deze keer door het uitzendbureau C-Talents. Een uitzendbureau speciaal voor mensen met (auditieve) beperking die naar de talenten van de personen kijken om ze vervolgens op een plek te detacheren die écht bij hen past. En in…

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Reistips voor slechthorenden, doven en mensen met CI


‘Traveling disabled becomes disabled traveling.’ Dat is een van mijn motto’s als ik aan het reizen ben. Slechthorend met 65 dB gehoorverlies aan 1 oor en met het andere oor doof weerhield mij er niet van om vanaf december 2014 continu aan éen stuk door te reizen. Regelmatig terug geweest naar Nederland maar niet stil kunnen zitten en met mijn…

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Traveling the world for over 2 years and travel 150.000 km


This is my round the world trip so far. I travel 20 countries with a distance of over 150.000 km. But the story continues. Keep an eye for future travel blogs and videos. My travel itinerary Traveling, blogging and teaching in the countries: Dubai, Nepal, Cambodia, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Australia, New Zealand, United States, Canada, Peru, Bolivia, Chile, Argentina, China,…

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European Youth Centre visit in Budapest


Several weeks ago. The Creative Globetrotter was in the Hungarian capital: Budapest. And was visiting the European Youth Centre what is a part of the European Council. Do workshops, give workshops and give my TED talk again with the IFHOHYP (international Federation Hard of Hearing Young People). Everything what has to do with human rights and especially the United Nations…

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Indonesia part 2 – Java


My second part of this journey through my country of birth Indonesia took me from Jakarta all the way to the far east part of Java island up to Madura Island. Amazing journey where I found my roots, saw the most impressive temples and heritage sights, met old friends and meet new ones, crazy but friendly guides and van drivers.…

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First part of Indonesia – Sumatra


My first encounter with my country of birth is an amazing but sometimes a confusing experience. Not only personally about thoughts you have but also other people look at you. Besides that Sumatra i’ve visit is a great Island with a diversity of vegetation, national parks and wildlife. The best off all I was lucky to see 8 Urang Utans.…

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Danish creativity and agency experience in Copenhagen


How such a small country is leading in digital, design, fashion and advertising My Chinese adventure ended last year in 2016. But for a change, I posted a blog online about my Danish experience in Copenhagen. Somehow being in Denmark intrigued me. Because of the holidays I didn’t have much time to write so I post this as soon as possible in…

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De laatste dagen…


The final countdown… een dezer dagen doet de single denken aan de band ‘Europe’. En Europe is inderdaad waar ik terug naar toe ga. Best gek eigenlijk de tijd is ontzettend maar dan ontzettend snel gegaan. Nog sneller dan met mijn wereldtrip. Omdat ik langere periodes had waar ik van plek naar plek moest reizen waardoor de tijd wat langzamer…

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Creative Globetrotter public lecture at Yunma Design


Last week I gave my first public lecture in China, at Yunma Design. Together with Rens vd Heuvel (Graphic & Multimedia Designer, Netherlands), Kym To (Head of Foreign Teachers and Graphic Designer, Netherlands), Javier (3d Animation and Illustration, Spain) and Marie Doutrepont (Fashion Designer, Belgium), we elaborated on our experience in sharing knowledge with Chinese students, and our Western approach…

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We tellen af…


Zo even weer alles op een rijtje zetten. Het einde van het seizoen nadert. En ik heb een groot deel van dit verslag in Hong Kong geschreven. Om toch maar eventje mijn lokatie Hong Kong te zetten (dan ben ik in ieder geval nog buiten China geweest). Alles is ontzettend snel gegaan. Wanneer ik dit schrijf is mijn laatste les…

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We zijn halverwege…


Of ik nog iets bijzonders heb gedaan de laatste tijd. Tja waar zal ik beginnen. Het lijkt net of mijn dagen steeds drukker worden dat ik soms aan de rem moet trekken om de hoeveelheid informatie ontmoetingen binnen de perken te houden. Het moet ook ontspannen zijn nietwaar. Het semester is nu halverwege. Wat betekent ook een drukke periode voor…

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I’ve been nominated for the Liebster Award!


I’ve been nominated for the Liebster Award by Nomadic Ambition. It’s an online award given to bloggers by other bloggers. It’s created to recognize and/or discover new bloggers and welcome them into the world of blogging. So again thanks Nomadic Ambition for my nomination. The Liebster award has it’s origin in Germany. The word ‘Liebster’ has several definitions: Favourite, Sweetheard,…

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Meet up with a starting freelance copywriter


Seattle also known as the Emerald City is a vibrant city in the Pacific Northwest.  I did not succeed with visiting the creative spaces at Publics Seattle or DNA Seattle.  I was not too disappointed because Seattle is a city that expresses its creativity in a variety of ways,  from the Space Needle to the largely scaled museums, galleries and…

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