Estonia Ultra Trail Run 2019: Nature Run In Narva

Estonia Ultra Trail Race 2019
Trail run along wildflower bush - Estonia Ultra Trail 2019. Picture credit:Juri Vsivtsev

NOTE: This is the original edited version of the article published in Run SG magazine October & November 2019 issue and being renamed “A Little West of Russia – Estonia Ultra Trail”. Narva: The Russian city of Estonia During the long weekend of National Day and Eid Al-Adha holiday, I flew to a location I’veRead more

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