Welcome to Travel Imagez


Hi there, I am Martien. This is where I write about my backpacking and photography adventures. From travel guides and itineraries to inspirational articles and helpful tips

I help and inspire you to travel the world through engaging travel content, inspiring travel videos, stunning photography and so much more! Join me as I share the world through my eyes and experiences.

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Recent posts:

SHADOW OF A DYNASTY – Epic timelapse footage of Bagan, Myanmar

Shadow of a Dynasty timelapse movie. Shadow of a Dynasty is the first and main movie of my Bagan timelapse pentalogy, using (motion controlled) timelapse, hyperlapse and dronelapse. The movie shows you one of worlds’ most incredible man-built locations as it still...

About the Bagan Project and the story behind it

Behind the scenes at my Bagan Project. There is a lot to tell about this entire Bagan project of 6 movies and several photo series. In every aspect it is the biggest, most time consuming, most unique ánd most least safe project I’ve ever worked on. The project grew...

Supporting locals in Myanmar – a personal charity project

Doing something back for the kind people of Myanmar. Before I started my long-term travels, I decided to set aside a dollar day while I traveled, to support the local people. I planned to either give money to a local non-profit or help out people in whatever way. With...

Bagan TimeScapes – A time-blending series of Bagan, Myanmar

Capturing the passing of time and motion of light in Bagan TimeScapes. My Bagan TimeScape photo series is part of my ongoing TimeScapes photo and video project.. In this project I try to capture the element of time by using my timelapses in creative ways. By blending...

Capturing the temples of Bagan from the sky by drone

A series of mesmerizing Bagan drone photos. Bagan is one of the most captivating places to capture, no matter what camera you’re using. You just can’t go wrong here. But, as with any other place, to capture it from the sky opens up a whole new range of possibilities....


FREE Myanmar e-book

A book about one of my dearest travel locations. Having visited it 4x I have come to love this country much for its kind people. It was for them that I ended up spending 2 years working on my biggest project so far, 5 timelapse movies, a drone movie and a bunch of photo series.


Myanmar Free Ebook

FREE Indonesia e-book

I’ve visited Indonesia several times now and there’s still much I haven’t seen. But what I’ve seen is spectacular. This e-book is of my travels from Bali all the way to Flores and Maluku. Please note Mt Bromo has its own e-book.


FREE Mt Bromo e-book

-M Bromo had been my nr1 bucket list destination for years. I visited it twice, for 35 days in total. Which is pretty crazy actually. But for me it was the perfect location to work on several projects. My Mt Bromo e-book is largely about my projects and has helpful info if you’re planning to visit!


FREE Philippines e-book

My Philippines e-book is where my whole trip comes together in 1 document. Each location starts with an introduction and personal experience, has links to my blogposts and includes some of my favourite photos and videos.

Please check it out, it’s a pretty cool e-book that I spend quite some time on, giving it away for free!



Shadow of a Dynasty

Premiere on Sunday 12 July

Flying over Hpa An

A drone movie of Hpa An, Myanmar. One of the country’s amzing regions decorated with incredible kartst mountains hiding fantastic caves. Check out the movie blogpost and the Hpa An travel guide! Find all Hpa An photo here.