Confession time: I never did the college ” Cancún” trip. I’m not a huge party person and when I’m near a beach I mainly want to relax with a drink in my hand. That’s probably the reason why I said “why not” when bae suggested that we spend time in the Mexican city for a few days at the Haven Riviera Cancun resort.
A 3-hour flight south from Kuala Lumpur found us in one of the more popular destinations in the world at the moment: Bali, Indonesia. You can’t visit many travel blogs or Instagram profiles these days without seeing pictures of the island; whether it is a flower petal bath, the swings, the aesthetically pleasing yet ultimately deceptive “reflection pool” temple photos, the monkey forest, and so on.
The first of five daily adzan breaks the silence of the early morning light. Not sleep disturbing, but accessorizing the urban beat of a waking city. This was my introduction to Kuala Lumpur. The former tin colony was a delightful shock to the system for someone like me who often obsessively researches the places I visit.
After two years of sitting on it, I was finally in the frame of mind to finish writing about my trip to South Africa..from the beginning of 2017. After a tumultuous two years, I feel like I can finish what I started what seems like aeons ago now. First on the list is Johannesburg, South Africa. A bustling city with an out-sized personality.