Browsing Category : Azië

Ushguli, Svaneti - Georgia

Georgia travel guide and photography series


Welcome in Sakartvelo Amazing Georgia aka Sakartvelo put everything in the blender of cultures, countries, languages and people and there you have Georgia. With Breathtaking landscapes, delicious food, friendly people and crazy Marshrutka drivers. Check for travel guide and the photos. Tbilisi I flew from Istanbul to the capital of Georgia Tbilisi. From there I made my journey though the…

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De oude stad van Tbilisi

Bezienswaardigheden in Tbilisi – 11 tips


De leukste tips in de Georgische hoofdstad Tbilisi De Georgische hoofdstad is waar veel mensen arriveren als ze op Georgië vliegen. Sinds kort is het trouwens ook mogelijk om direct vanuit Europa naar de Kutaisi te vliegen de tweede grote stad van Georgië. Tbilisi is een stad die heel anders is dan alle andere steden van Georgië. Het is grandeur,…

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Galata Bridge in Istanbul

Istanbul Travel guide and photo series


The bridge between Europe and Asia Istanbul is literally the bridge between the European continent an the Asian continent. The entire city is a mix of all the ancient history and culture together. A silkroad crossroad where traders came and go, conquerers fight for supremacy of there states and kingdoms and the remains are still there. Check for Istanbul photos…

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Laos travel guide

Laos travel guide – how to travel north to south


Laid back Laos Check the video below. Luang Prabang My travels in Lao I started in Luang Prabang an ancient but small city. Has an international airport direct connection with China and Vietnam. Because of the horror stories by taking a night bus from Hanoi to Luang Prabang/Lao I took a cheap flight. Luang Prabang lies near the Mekong river…

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Myanmar Travel guide

Myanmar travel blog video


Myanmar travel guide video In my third year of my round the world trip. The Creative Globetrotter visit in the beginning of 2018 Myanmar aka Birma. Myanmar is one of the mysteries of South East Asia. In between South East Asian and South Asian culture it’s a country of thousand important buddhist temples, great trekkings, landscapes and local people. I…

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Zhengzhou University of Aeronautics

Zhengzhou University of Aeronautics campus life photo series 2019


ZUA Just came back from Zhengzhou, Henan province China of another year of teaching at the ZUA also known as the Zhengzhou University of Aeronautics at the Art & design school. Several weeks giving lectures in branding, brand design, advertising and design methods. Very nice to share my knowledge to students at the university. Zhengzhou Zhengzhou also known as central…

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Ha Giang Met de motor door het karstgebergte van Noord Vietnam

Hoe rijd ik de Ha Giang motorbike lus Noord-Vietnam – reistips


Ha Giang motorbike loop kosten per persoon per dag (kosten kunnen uiteen lopen afhankelijk van het verhuurbedrijf). • Motorbike verhuur (incl. helm): 200.000 – 500.000 VND per dag • Eventuele verzekering (eenmalig): 300.000 – 500.000 VND • Benzine kosten: 50.000 VND per dag (2x tanken) • Overnachting: 100.000 (homestay) – 300.000 (Hotel) VND per nacht • Eten & snacks, extra…

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The Muslims in Xi'an

Xi’an the ancient capital of China – Photography series


Xi’an the Cradle of Chinese civilization The cradle of the Chinese advanced and ancient civilization. The hub of the Silk route. Mixed cultures and history is linked throughout in the City’s veins. It was the home of the first emperor Qin Shi Huangdi. Xi’an is formerly known as Chang’an. This emperor is also buried here in the famous tomb and…

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Basketball on the Zhengzhou University of Aeronautics campus

Daily life at Zhengzhou University of Aeronautics campus photo series


Laid back students on the campus ZUA New photo series 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. More…

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Children having fun during the trekking Myanmar

Photo series: Bagan and trekking from Kalaw to Inle Lake


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’ of Myanmar. Actually it is even larger. The original city exist out of 10.000 pagodas, stupas, temples and monasteries all during the reign of the first Myanmar Unified empire.…

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A local farmer during the Kalaw trekking Myanmar

From Kalaw to Inle trekking 3 days / 2 nights – photo series


Lets say I’ve done more though trekkings during my travels like the Annapurna Basecamp trekking in the Himalayas and the Salkantay trekking in the Andes. Some parts where hard (because of the sun) but mostly it is a very easy trek. You can choose doing the trekking by 2 or by 3 days. I did the 3 day trek. The landscape is very beautiful…

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Monks in a tuktuk Pakse - Laos

Laos – Laid back people – blog


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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waterfalls near Luang Prabang, Laos

North Lao Photo series – Luang Prabang and Phonsavan


In North Lao I visit the cities of Luang Prabang, Luang Namtha and Phonsavan. In this post I post the photos of Luang Prabang and Phonsavan. The Luang Namtha trekking photos you can find here. Luang Prabang My travels in Lao I started in Luang Prabang an ancient but small city. Has an international airport direct connection with China and Vietnam.…

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De diversiteit van Vietnam


Laat ik voorop stellen dat ik best verrast ben dat Vietnam het al zo ver heeft gebracht. Ondanks de conflicten en oorlogen die het land heeft meegemaakt. Ik zou Vietnam nu beschouwen als het ‘nieuwe’ Thailand. Hoe Thailand 10 jaar geleden was is Vietnam nu. Een land in opbouw en een rooskleurige toekomst. En natuurlijk heeft het land nog te…

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Saigon - Ho Chi Minh City - South Vietnam

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 / SaigonAll travelers start in Hanoi or in the south in Ho Chi…

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Salkantay pass - Peru Andes Region

Traveling the world so far 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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Chongqing travel guide how to travel Chongqing area China

Chongqing Travel Guide video 重庆


Work & live in Chongqing By working for the Modern International Arts & Design Academy (MIADA) a part of the Chongqing Technology and business university. I lived for one year in this amazing city. The campus of the university was located on the south bank of Yangtze river Nan an. The area where I was living in was the southern…

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Silk road start Buddhist monks in Kumbum monastery Qinghai China

Ancient silk road – follow the trader’s foot steps in Northern China


Silk road… follow the ancient footsteps. Everybody knows the silk road. Different trading routes from the western part of Europe to the east all the way to the ancient capital of China Chang’an. With some students, translators and teachers of MIADA I went to the northern part of China on a cultural trip. I visited Xi’ning, Kumbum Monastery, Qinghai lake,…

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Teaching at Sichuan Fine Arts Institute Chongqing China

Teaching at Sichuan Fine Arts Institute & creative meetings


Time flies Everything has been so fast paced in the last couple of months. When starting the semester at MIADA (Modern International Arts & Design Academy) I planned on settling in, learning the language, focusing on teaching and kicking back with some leisure activities around Chongqing City while eating my way through the Chinese culture. But my expectations have been…

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Downtown Chongqing, China and the yangtze river

Chongqing daily life photo series


Chongqing, China aka the Mountain city Along the Yangtzé and Jialing river there’s the city of Chongqing. A self governed city state since 1998. The state is rouphly the size of the Benelux (Belgium, Netherlands, Luxemburg). But it has 3-times as much people. According the numbers in 2016 the city got 30 million people in the greater Chongqing area. Chongqing…

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Machu Piccu Mountain Peru

Creative Globetrotter in the newspaper


One day back and get interviewed by the local newspaper BNdeStem. Click on the image to enlarge. Als je dit leuk vind check dan ook: Laatste etappe in Azië blog Welkom in Maleisië blog Dubai, Arabische extravagantie Nepal, het dak van de wereld blog Laatste dagen in Nepal blog Cambodja blog De diversiteit van Vietnam blog Laid back Laos blog…

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Creative Globetrotter Flying above the clouds

As Creative Globetrotter first year around the world – video


As Creative Globetrotter I’m back home and it’s pretty awkward when you’re home and not feeling home. But that’s part of traveling too. But what you do when you are home is watching pictures, think over your experiences and edit your video or check my youtube channel for other travel guides and videos or vlogs. Asia The first continent I…

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Gardens at the bay Singapore

Singapore, de laatste etappe in Azië


Singapore het uiterste puntje De allerlaatste etappe op het Aziatisch continent het voelt een beetje raar. Ik zit op het puntje van de landtong in Zuid-Oost Azië. Singapore kijkt uit op de ‘Straat van Singapore’. Daarachter, als je goed kijkt vanaf het hoogste gebouw, kan je Indonesië zien liggen. Best bijzonder om daar overheen te vliegen en niet in je…

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Thailand - Tail boat near the beaches of Koh Lipe

Thailand – photo series


Thailand you was just fabulous! My last view on Thailand. Breathtaking landscape if you think about the sea, the beaches, the islands. Also the north is terrific in the mountains especially during a trekking. Experience different types of street food (simply brilliant though). But above all the transport is an adventure. The best night train i had in my life.…

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Monkey Tempel Kathmandu, Nepal

Laatste dagen in Nepal


Nepal naar Cambodja – van Zuid-Azië naar Zuidoost-Azië Enige dagen ben ik weer in Cambodja in de hoofdstad wel te verstaan: Phnom Penh. Hier is het een stuk warmer. En ik ben blijk dat ik voor de eerste keer mijn korte broek aan kan trekken. Nepal was in de middag warm maar ’s ochtends, uit de schaduw en vooral ’s…

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Nepal – het dak van de wereld


Namasté Namaste, al ruim anderhalve week zit ik al in Nepal. En het is weer eventjes bevatten wat ik de afgelopen dagen heb mee gemaakt. Vanuit Dubai was ik aangekomen op het vliegveld van Kathmandu. Vergeleken met Dubai was dit een stap terug in de tijd. Aangekomen bij de immigratie was ik blij dat ik van te voren mijn visum…

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