Bamboo Trains and Bat Caves – Cambodia in two Weeks

Tomb Raider setting, ice cubes in your beer to keep it at least cool-ish, tuk-tuk madness on the streets – my recent trip to Cambodia has been a treat. Here is how to make the most out of your time there if you are on the rather short itinerary of only two weeks and still want to squeeze in the lot: from temples to diving to climbing to home-staying with a family. And to top it off with celebrating the Happy Khmer New Year with a water fight that lasts a whole day.

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Hunting for Werewolves (and other fun activities) in Olympic Nationalpark

Yes, I did read and enjoy Stephenie Meyers Twilight-Saga (Team Jacob, all the way), and of course I watched the movies and I marvelled at the beautiful scenery where the whole story is set. So I was superexcited when a trip to Olympic Nationalpark was part of our US-roadtrip-itinerary. Here is what the park has to offer when you get tired of hunting for werewolves.

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One more Cup of Coffee in Canggu

I remember where I first read about Canggu. The name appeared in a book on surfing, snowboarding and skateboarding and evoked in me pictures of beachlife, of tattooed hipsters, of serene yoga-retreats and cafes revelling in the art of breakfast – it turned out that is exactly what Canggu is. Read More