Fish and Feathers Travel Blog

About Us

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Fish and Feathers on Terschelling, 2017

About us: Fish and Feathers

Fish and feathers is a travel blog by journalist Hilde Veeren and travel photographer Maarten Vis. We travel around the world and post about it on our travel blog. And, in case you were wondering, the name comes from our surnames, which mean Fish and Feathers in Dutch. We have both been working in the (travel) magazine business for over fifteen years and we decided that publishing our stories in travel magazines alone wasn’t enough. So was launched in 2009 during a three-month sabbatical in Asia. At first just for our friends and family, but as soon as we realised our audience grew each day, we professionalised our blog.

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Fish and Feathers in Cornwall, 2012

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Fish and Feathers in Death Valley, USA, 2012

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Fish and Feathers in Iceland, 2011


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Fish and Feathers on the Ijen Crater, Indonesia, 2010

We work with travel agencies and tourism agencies and we are open to writing about organisations and products that are linked to travel, if they fit our blog. For collaboration enquiries please write to:

Our readers

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Fish and Feathers in Terschelling, 2011

We remember the first readers we got and our excitement when the numbers jumped and grew each day. We are very thankful to have readers, not only in The Netherlands, but from all over the world. And with publications on other websites, magazines and newspapers and collaborations with big travel brands, we will continue to grow and expand our blog every day. You can also follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram!

Publications & Press

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Maarten, Gili Trawangan, 2010

Click here to see some of our printed stories and interviews that appeared in the Dutch press. For articles and interviews you can contact us at


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Hilde, Bali, 2010

Hilde’s favorite spot: “If I have to choose it will forever be Vivenda Goa, a small boutique hotel in Goa where Maarten proposed.” Maarten’s favorite destination: I love islands: Gili Trawangan, Mallorca or Terschelling. But I bet if I ever get to travel to Chile, I’ll have a new number one!”