Iznik Ultra 136km – How on earth I retired 10km before finishing line?

The blue Lake Iznik, Bursa, Turkey

Iznik in Bursa province is a beautiful town in one corner of the world. A peaceful, serene and calm town around Turkey 5th largest lake surrounded by stone wall built by the Greek. Majority part of the wall still remain intact. There are many historical aspects to the city – a town that in itselfRead more

The North Face Cappadocia Ultra Trail 110km

North Face Cappadocia 110km

This particular trail race in a region of spectacular surrounding that is a UNESCO heritage site has always been on my bucket list.  Been blessed to have visited wonderful Turkey few times including the central Anatolia (where Cappadocia is), I was pretty confident on travelling solo to participate in The North Face Cappadocia Ultra Trail 110km with a variationRead more

Powerscourt – Wellness Retreat in Garden of Ireland

Crescent shaped Palladian design

“Good luck with Ireland’s weather’” said bunch of British friends after dinner at Pax in Dubai as we hugged each other goodbye to end the night. “Sure will be alright’” I replied.  A week spent at one of the most beautiful place on Ireland in County Wicklow has been one of the best rejuvenating break SOTG ever had. The green countryside andRead more

Last Quarter 2015 – London, Amsterdam, Istanbul and Singapore: Eat and Run

2015 it's been a 'long walk'

Half of the first month gone in the new year. Somehow I felt a bit behind in moving to 2016 – you know all the good intention and action based things lined up to do. You see last quarter of 2015 have been action packed revolving around traveling, accomplished another city marathon and an ultra-race thatRead more