In the past few years, I've discovered that I have become someone who is easily taken advantage of. The errand runner, then drops what you're doing friend, a whatever you want a friend- that was me. This led me to develop bad habits of going, going, going until I can not go anymore. I felt like I was being used and abused, which lead me to feel depressed and full of anxiety- staying up at night worrying about what others were thinking about me.
Weaving in and out of traffic, residents are scurrying to their next destination. Even at 7 AM, the streets are becoming louder as the city slowly begins to rise. The market is loud with sounds of cooking, bartering, and the traffic surrounding it. Tourist walk down the street looking for breakfast, quite unsure of their steps. Observing the tourist, it’s interesting that I no longer lump myself in that category. No longer identifying as a visitor, a stranger to the land.
Since being in Cambodia in September, I was beyond excited to explore new spots with a group of friends. We talked of Thailand and Vietnam before finally making the decision to head to Malaysia-Kuala Lumpur (KL) to be precise.
Success, the word that seems too unattainable. The striving word of our past, present, and future. But how in our society have we defined success and why is the pressure for the "desk" so apparent?
So you want to travel the world? You want to be daring and adventurous, to explore places you only read about as a kid? Do you daydream about going to places across the globe or simply across the country? We all dream about traveling, and since I have been traveling a lot recently, I would like to talk about the five things traveling has taught me.