The acrobats of the circus Phare Ponleu Selpak in Battambang are international stars. The first time, I will see their performance on Saturday and visit them one week later in Battambang. My tip: Some of the artists balance, jump and dance through Germany until 21 October.
If I close my eyes while listening to the roar of the surf, I imagine the broad sand beaches and dunes of the Baltic sea. In Cambodia I miss those dunes. The country offers some white sand beaches, but they cannot compare to those Thai paradises. In addition the Cambodian government decided to sell them to the highest bidder. A perspective on the future of the tourist town of Sihanoukville…
This weekend Phnom Penh will vibrate. But who expects down-and-out rockers bashing angry at their instruments, is wrong. Read more about Sliten 6ix, Anti-Fate and The Cambodian Space Project ...
I will whisk you away from the beaten track. Join me on the journey to a country, that has surprised me with its dynamic. Why should you travel to Cambodia? Why would almost every traveler love to stay here? What stories can you discover? Follow my blog and you'll understand...
My reporting here on politics, economy, people, culture and tourism has often left me astonished and speechless. Who dares the long journey to Cambodia is in danger; in danger to get sucked into its wonders. Living here is too fascinating.
"Politics & Economy": German reporting on Cambodia is very limited. However, the country's economic and political landscape is vivid and tense.
"Country & People": Cambodia's young and creative population calls for change. During my travels I repeatedly stumble across interesting individualists and impressive landscapes.
"Culture & Tourism": For tourists, backpackers and those interested in finding information about events, trends and unusual destinations in Cambodia.
I traveled continents to discover the world. What I found was a second home. After my Journalism Studies I moved from Leipzig to Cambodia's capital Phnom Penh. Having reported about the country's development for two years, I returned to Germany with a different point of view.