Travel Destination Guide
Egypt is an onion. My biggest takeaway from backpacking Egypt twice in 5 years is that Egypt is an onion.
But three weeks in southern China? Too damn freaking long. I left the country disenchanted, fatigued, and desperate for home.
Everyone tells me Brunei is boring. Really? I wanted to find out for myself. It was a 4-days-3-nights spontaneous decision to heed the call of #DiscoverBrunei and enter what Brunei Tourism calls the “Kingdom of Unexpected Treasures”.
“Dunner Stunner” Dunedin is the quintessential university town in good ol’ New Zealand and it does not pretend to be anything else. The first thing you’ll notice on the streets is the amount of young, privileged, international students that the public school kid in you (or maybe just me) is secretly jealous of.
Perhaps the most popular description of Mauritius is this quote from Mark Twain: “You gather the idea that Mauritius was created first, and then heaven, and that heaven was copied after Mauritius”.
“Did you have to show them your passport before they let you past the Klang toll?”
People say if you’ve not visited Taroko Gorge National Park, you’ve not seen Taiwan. They say she’s the most beautiful place of all Taiwan, and they are quite right. On day 4, I met her. I stared at her, I breathed in her scent, I took in her glorious beauty. She looked back at me shyly and smiled, and with open arms she invited me to explore the curves of her cliffs…