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Traversing the Wilderness towards Tranquil Cameron Highlands

Cameron Highlands, Malaysia

One of the best highland retreats in Malaysia is the Cameron Highlands. From the capital, Kuala Lumpur, the plateau is a good 214 kilometers away. This translates to roughly an hour and 30 minutes of driving from the highway. The roads of Malaysia are generally well maintained, and there are signs everywhere so it’s pretty safe to travel across the country by car.

This is actually truest when you travel to Cameron Highlands. You can also choose to go there by coach, bus, train, or taxi, but the other options are either too expensive or extremely inconvenient.

Once you make it out of the ringlets and into the Cameron Highlands city proper, you would want to visit the strawberry farms, butterfly farms, Boh Tea plantation, the cactus valley, and the Agrotechnology Park. The highland provides a great escape from city life with its Jungle trails and camping sites.

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Why Travel to Tokyo?

Tokyo NightIf you’re one of those who have the luxury to travel from one country to another, Japan, specifically Tokyo, is most probably part of your top 5 list to visit. If you’re one of those who don’t have the capacity to travel abroad, you probably have Tokyo as one of the cities you’d want to visit on your wish list.

If you don’t plan to visit Tokyo at all and you’re wondering why it is a place to go for most people, here are top 3 reasons among the many:

1. Doubling the fun with the Twin centers Shibuya and Harajaku

Tokyo may be very urban-looking in photos you usually see over the Internet. Little do some people know that the atmosphere in the city transcends the typical urban setting because it is able to maintain the traditional aspect of their culture. The twin centers exemplify this wonderful mix with the urbanized citizens showing off their fashion statements around traditional spots like zoos and museums.

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