Bromo Tengger Semeru 100km Ultra: Above Caldera And Beyond Sand  

BTS Ultra 2017

NOTE: This is a longer version of the article published in Run SG magazine Feb & March 2018 isssue for the race participated in Java island – 2017 BTS Ultra. Bromo Tengger Semeru (BTS) The race as it name suggest took place in Bromo Tenger Semeru National Park in East Java, Indonesia at various altitudeRead more

Cassia Bintan: Nice Apartment Stay During Marathon Getaway

Breathtaking view - Cassia Bintan
Breathtaking view from the balcony - Cassia Bintan

Practically everyone I know in Singapore has been to Bintan Island. My turn was a few weeks back when I took a quick escape from busy ‘little red dot’ to enjoy a quieter ‘bigger dot’ situated in the Indonesian Riau archipelago.  Racing in Mandiri Bintan Marathon (happened in that weekend) was simply an excuse forRead more

Marriott South Beach: Luxe Hip With Heritage Flair

My experiences with any 5 stars hotel chain stay are dependent upon the type/size of the room, service received across the board, quality of facilities, the exterior, interior, and location. But beyond these factors, other elements can make any stay special. In the case of JW Marriott Hotel Singapore South Beach, I inclined towards theRead more

Victoria N80 Race – Peaks and Pukes In Hong Kong

Victoria Harbour panorama

The plan to celebrate my birthday in style, under the backdrop of hills and surrounded by stunning harbour right before the clock struck midnight in Asia’s best city turned pear-shaped. Instead, I extended 4 hours till just before dawn. No complaint about legs, in fact, I felt like a champion even after putting a strainRead more