Jonathan van Bilsen
“I have spent my entire adult life photographing exotic locales around the world.”
Jonathan van Bilsen has photographed exotic locales around the world. He is a television host, an award-winning photographer, published author, columnist and keynote speaker. Jon is currently hosting a travel show and is filming season 2 of his talk show for the Rogers Television Network.
He’s visited 107 countries and written 11 books, photographed and written about the most exotic locales on our planet.
Jonathan currently writes a weekly column and 2 monthly features for magazines and newspapers. He shares his adventures and sometimes calamities in many different lands.
Jonathan has been awarded the prestigious Patron of the Arts Award, ‘Best’ Photography Studio in North Durham (13 years in a row). He has received the Ontario Heritage award, was selected to the Mayor’s Honour Roll for 2015 and was recently honoured by Canada’s Minister of Veterans Affairs.
Jonathan’s sense of humour and storytelling ability makes him an excellent speaker at events and meetings. He has spoken to groups as large as 1,500 and as small as 20 from Hawaii to Paris, and close to home.
Consider Jonathan van Bilsen as a guest speaker at your group or club’s next event. His adventures, packed with award-winning photographs will open a new window to the world. Jonathan van Bilsen has photographed exotic locales around the world.