Tag Archives : Travels

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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Budi in Zhengzhou China

Who is the Creative Globetrotter?

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Lets introduce myself I’m Budi aka The Creative Globetrotter. Traveling was always a passion in my life so decided make my most important decision in my life: quit my job in 2014 as an Art Director in the advertising. In the past years I’m traveling the world as the Creative Globetrotter. ‘Creative’ because I still do some creative work as…

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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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Wie is de Creative Globetrotter?

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Even voorstellen Ik ben Budi alias The Creative Globetrotter en reizen is altijd mijn passie geweest eind 2014 heb ik de beste keuze ooit gemaakt om mijn baan in de reclame op te zeggen en de wijde wereld in te trekken en mijn reisverhalen te delen. In de afgelopen jaren heb ik de wereld over gereisd en gewerkt als The…

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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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Creative globetrotter believe in possibilities

Tips & tricks voor de Tongariro Alpine crossing hike


Tongariro Alpine crossing hike – de mooiste 1 daagse wandeling op Noordereiland in Nieuw Zeeland Als een van de hoogtepunten in Nieuw Zeeland op het noorder eiland dan is het zeker de Tongariro Alpine Crossing. Het wordt omschreven als een van de indrukwekkende 1-daagse hikes of treks van Nieuw Zeeland. Ik heb deze trek gelopen en inderdaad dit is een…

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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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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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South America Travel guide - Peru, Bolivia and chile

How to travel South America – travel guide video


In this episode I take you to South America the Andes region of the countries: Peru, Bolivia and North Chile. A journey what took me to the Andes, Ancient temples, salt flats and driest place on earth. This was a part of my 2015 round the world trip Peru Traveling from Lima, Paracas, Huacachina, Ica the famous deserts of Peru.…

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Canada travel guide, how to travel East Canada, Ontario & Quebec


The Canada road trip started in the west The trip from the west up to the east coast of Canada was a part of my round the world trip tour in 2015. This episode is part 2 of a travel guide of Canada. How to travel east Canada. A journey that took me to Ontario, Quebec, Niagara Falls, Saguenay and…

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Participants in Budapest European youth center

European Youth Centre visit in Budapest


Off to Hungary, to 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…

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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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Different agencies in Copenhagen

Copenhagen, Danish creativity and agency experience


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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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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Juyjuy mountains - Argentinië Argentina

Argentina, Salta, Cordoba, Rosario and Buenos Aires – photo series


Crossing the border From Chile, San Pedro de Atacama, I crossed the border with Argentina. One of the biggest countries in the world. What I do like of this country are the welcoming families I’ve visited. But especially the barbecues are so delicious and amazing! Salta Crossing the border the amazing Juyjuy area and mountains up to Salta you see…

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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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Cable car from La Paz to El Alto Bolivia - Bolivië

De chaos van Bolivië


Back to basic Een van de armste landen van de wereld, waar je soms nog waakzamer moet zijn dan in de andere landen in Zuid Amerika. Een land waar protesteren aan de orde van de dag is. Chaos een algemene regel is in het dagelijks leven, het verkeer en de regelgeving. Bolivia of Bolivië is niet zomaar een land om…

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Machu Piccu, Peru

Buenos Dias Peru


Hallo Peru! De dag begint zoveel later, de mensen nemen het leven voor lief. Salsa klinkt er door de straten in diverse barretjes waar de verf van de muren afbladdert. Er klinkt overal Spaans. In de kroegen, hotels, hostels en op straat. Immense natuur wat voornamelijk bestaat uit woestijn en bergen. Een cultuur die al heel lang bestaat wat terug…

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Paracas, Isla ballestas, Peru

Peru – Lima, Ballestas, Huacachina, Arequipa, Colca Canyon – Photo series


Hello Peru Traveling for the very first time South America and I enjoy it very much. My Spanish ain’t that good but I get more familiar with the customs, culture and language. This blog is the first part of Peru trip. Lima The capital of Peru is an amazing blend of everything, poverty, rich and poor. But also a nice…

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Publicis Montreal

Relax vibe at Publicis Montreal


From Publics Toronto to Publicis Montreal  Thanks to Nick Palmer, Creative Director at Publicis Toronto I was able to get in touch with some French Canadian Creatives Directors in Montréal: Carl Robichaud and Nicolas Massey. It took some time for me to travel from Toronto up to Montréal because I first want to reach another goal: see the east coast…

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New york skyline from the Freedom tower USA United States

USA east coast photo series: Boston, New York, Washington, Philadelphia


Historic east coast The east coast of USA, is an area with a high historic value of present day United States. The capital Boston of the early New England colonies, Philadelphia the city where the declaration of independence has been signed, New York one of the oldest cities with Dutch and English heritage and Washington present day capital. See the…

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Vancouver Island Wild crest trail Canada

West Canada, Alberta, British Columbia, Jasper & Banff national park


Oh Canada Yes the national anthem is indeed Oh Canada. And Oh Canada it is. So beautiful is the western part of Canada in the provinces of British Columbia and Alberta. Check for the pictures below. From Seattle to Vancouver Island I traveled with travel buddy from Seattle Washington USA to Victoria Vancouver Island. Although you can travel more directly…

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