I will have to admit that Cameron Highlands was probably the highlight of the 3 weeks I spent in Malaysia. I always thought I am a city girl, however the older I get the more I start appreciating the nature and all its beauty. Cameron Highlands definitely blew my mind and if you get a chance to stop there whilst backpacking through South East Asia, make sure you do the following.
Kuala Lumpur – home of the famous Petronas Twin Towers. Some love this city, some hate it. If you are starting your South East Asian trip in Singapore and then travelling to KL, be prepared to ‘step back in time by at least 20 years’ (these are not my words but the tourist guide’s from KL Tourist centre).
In theory, Kuala Lumpur has loads to offer and I personally extended my stay there, simply because I kept giving the city second chances to impress me. I knew that there must be so much more to do in KL than just see the Petronas Towers!
So it’s been almost a month since I started my solo backpacking trip around South East Asia and the other day me and my travel buddy Mel have been walking down the street in Langkawi and went ‘Oh my goodness this street doesn’t smell like sh*t’. And we suddenly realised how many little things we started appreciating which we used to take for granted. Things like…
So it’s been a week since I started my South East Asia trip and the other day I managed to bump into a couple Lithuanians. It’s funny how this encounter completely changed my view of travelling. The boys were crazy. They wanted to stay off the beaten track and purposely get themselves into such situations where they would have no clue what to do. I’m talking ‘life or death’ kind of situations. And they made me question is there a right way to backpack?