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Santiago de Chile

Santiago de Chile

| March 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

After an amazing time during the Tapati festival at the Easter Island we made ourself ready to film in Santiago de Chile. It takes around 5 hours to fly from Rapa Nui to Santiago de Chile. After a lovely goodbye from our local friends who gave us a shell necklace. It is a habit to [...]

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Las Fallas festival, Valencia

Las Fallas festival, Valencia

| March 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Every year in March there is the famous Las Fallas festival in Valencia, Spain. It’s one of the biggest festivals in the country and lasts for 3 weeks. The last 5 days are what it’s all about and are definitely a must experience! – by Heleen, TravelTelly writer & photographer I traveled to Valencia to [...]

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North America

A road trip through California, Arizona and Nevada United States

A road trip through California, Arizona and Nevada United States

Traveling around the U.S. A, was something I had been dreaming of for a long time. Last summer I finally had the chance to do it and traveled through 3 of the 50 states in just 3 weeks. Way too short but still worth your while. California, Arizona and Nevada were on my list and [...]

Grand Canyon, USA

Grand Canyon, USA

The Grand Canyon is one of those places that almost every person dreams of visiting at least once in their lives. It is one of the biggest canyons in the world and definitely the most famous one. Situated in the state of Arizona in the U.S.A, it is one of the most visited places in [...]

Times Square New York stock video

Times Square New York stock video

This shot from Times Square in New York is one of our popular stock videos we made in New York City. For $49,- you can buy this shot to use for your own travel video. Buy this video here Did you know that Times Square in New York was named after the newspaper The New [...]

South America

Santiago de Chile

Santiago de Chile

After an amazing time during the Tapati festival at the Easter Island we made ourself ready to film in Santiago de Chile. It takes around 5 hours to fly from Rapa Nui to Santiago de Chile. After a lovely goodbye from our local friends who gave us a shell necklace. It is a habit to [...]

Rapa Nui, Easter Island

Rapa Nui, Easter Island

Worldwide Easter Island or Rapa Nui as the local people call it, is known for its hand carved stone faces called moais. For centuries they have captivated people around the world because of their mysteriousness. We of course were no different. To get to the different sights we will recommend you to rent a car. [...]

Tapati Rapa Nui

Tapati Rapa Nui

As we came to Easter Island, our host family greeted us with flower-necklaces. They are given as a symbol of affection and are often homemade. To stay with local people is a perfect way to really get a sense of the culture. You get to be a part of the everyday life and they can [...]

Europe

Las Fallas festival, Valencia

Las Fallas festival, Valencia

Every year in March there is the famous Las Fallas festival in Valencia, Spain. It’s one of the biggest festivals in the country and lasts for 3 weeks. The last 5 days are what it’s all about and are definitely a must experience! – by Heleen, TravelTelly writer & photographer I traveled to Valencia to [...]

The start of our world tour!

The start of our world tour!

A Couple of days ago I (Johannes Oppewal, CEO TT) started the TravelTelly world tour in Moscow. Along the way I will meet my colleagues Monique (in Vietnam) and Heleen (in Australia). Traveling with gear can be very hard sometimes and my flight Amsterdam (Netherlands) – Helsinki (Finland) – Moscow (Russia) was just like that. [...]

Three days in… the Waddeneilanden (islands)

Three days in… the Waddeneilanden (islands)

Go fly a kite! And I mean that in the nicest possible way. Many have heard of Amsterdam, city of sin, cheese and tulips. But The Netherlands has more to offer. The Waddeneilanden (Wadden Islands) for example. Five tiny islands with a culture of their own. By Hannah Ellens, TravelTelly reporter In the North of [...]

Africa

Love for Africa

Love for Africa

By Johannes Oppewal, CEO TravelTelly In 2009 I filmed in South Africa for the first time. Until this day, it’s still one of the most special film experiences I ever had. With the help of the organization Ready 4 Life, it was the first time for me to ever film under poor conditions. I still [...]

On safari in Africa

On safari in Africa

Africa has a special place in my heart. I’ve already visited this continent 5 times and still I’m  impressed by the country’s natural beauty and the truly lovely people and their amazing culture. The smiles of the locals and the colorful culture when I filmed in the Masai Mara NR, which is also one of [...]

Volunteer with African Impact

Volunteer with African Impact

African Impact is an organization that organizes volunteer projects in Africa. They are situated in South Africa, though the projects are found all over Africa, including: Kenya, Zimbabwe, Tanzania, Ghana, Uganda, Botswana and more. There are many volunteer projects to choose from. For example: volunteer as a teacher, be a sports instructor, take care of [...]

Asia

Diving Phuket

Diving Phuket

Since we will be doing a lot of underwater filming at our next destinations, I (Monique Djarn) needed to get an Open Water dive certificate. I have only tried to snorkel a few times before, and had a few problems with water in my snorkel. This may sound harmless but it isn’t nice at all. [...]

Phi Phi Island, Thailand

Phi Phi Island, Thailand

Phi Phi Island has been awarded one of the top attractions in Thailand and is heavily visited by tourists from all over the world. We went on a trip that took us from the hotel to Chalong Pier. From here we went to Maya Bay, where we had about 30 minutes to take some photos [...]

Bangkok City life

Bangkok City life

Everyone knows Bangkok as a city where everything can happen. We therefore decided to take a day where we only photographed and filmed city life. It was an incredible day. Not only did we get some great shots, we were also entertained throughout the day. Our main focus was to get some good portraits. It [...]

Oceania

Pinnacles, Western Australia

Pinnacles, Western Australia

Numbung NP (situated at Australia’s Westcoast) is a place that every traveler in this area should visit. Here you’ll find the famous Pinnacles. The Pinnacles are these really cool limestone rockformations in a bright yellow desert area. You can easily drive your 2wd car or campervan over the sandy roads, as it is only a [...]

The freedom of being on the road

The freedom of being on the road

Traveling along the Westcoast of Australia has been an amazing experience. Choosing just one place that I loved the most is impossible, because I love all of Australia. The big cities, small ghost towns, tropical beaches and desert like landscapes, I’ve enjoyed it all. But what I really liked most about our trip, was just [...]

New Years Eve in Sydney, Australia

New Years Eve in Sydney, Australia

There’s no place more famous and popular to celebrate New Years Eve than Sydney, Australia. The city has such a spectacular view over the harbour, the bridge and the Opera House that it makes the perfect spot for an incredible fireworks show. And that is exactly what you’re getting. Thousands and thousands of people gather [...]