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Posts by Daniel

Daniel is an adventurer and photographer from Amsterdam who quit his corporate job to pursue his passion for photography, foreign cultures and adventure. Many of our headers are his images and we are happy that he shares some of his great adventures with us here! Also check out his own website where you will find more work and more stories.

Bali: the Island of Gods

My first love is definitely Bali. I have been coming there since I was a little boy and kept coming back ever since for travels, backpacking, and eventually living here for six months to set up an educational project at an orphanage. I think the mix of kind people, inspiring culture & religion and beautiful nature and beaches is a …

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Escape the Big Apple: Brooklyn

I am liking my new hometown a lot and being spring surely makes it even better. This weekend we took the metro to explore the very trendy Brooklyn. We wandered around and discovered flea markets, waterfront parks and cozy lunchrooms in Williamsburg. After that we explored Dumbo with its beautiful views on Manhattan and the bridges.   Talking about the …

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The city that never sleeps, New York City

Although Amsterdam is a beautiful city, my current (temporary) hometown isn’t too bad either. As you know, New York is a city that never sleeps. No matter what time you will look out of your window, you will be greeted by yellow cabs, the always present sirens and the buzz of the city. This photo was shot from my own …

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Namibia: the road trip of a lifetime

When I studied in South Africa three years ago, I went on a spring break road trip to Namibia with nine friends. Dutchies, Frenchies, Germans and Americans studying in South Africa and going on a trip to Namibia. I don’t think it gets much more international than that! During this trip we took kayaks over the border, cuddled with Cheetahs, …

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A road trip from Oslo to Beitostølen

Daniel has travelled the world and fell in love. With a girl from Norway and so he travelled on from his home in the Netherlands to Oslo where Hedda took him on a road trip through the beautiful snowy wonderland of Norway. Check the beautiful photo series from Daniel..

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My favourite canyon of the USA, Bryce Canyon

My first encounter with the beauty of the States was during a couple of road trips with the family about 8 years ago. During these trips we drove thousands of miles in between cities and immense national parks. From the cityscapes of LA, New York, San Fransisco and Las Vegas to the raw nature of Yosemite Park, Dead Valley, the …

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The kids of Pong Sena, Cambodia

My friend Remco and I were traveling through Southeast Asia to see the beautiful Angkor Wat temple complex. Although very impressive, the thing I will remember most is our visit to the Pong Sena orphanage and meeting all the children and playing sports & games with them!  

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The Boys from Khayelitsha – Volunteering in Cape Town

While studying in Cape Town, I was involved in SHAWCO, a non-profit organization that is doing great work for the kids in the various townships around Cape Town. I was teaching and mentoring eight 4th grade boys from the Khayelitsha Township. On the first photo is my buddy Aviwe, one of the brightest and most eager-to-learn kids I have ever …

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