Drakensberg, South Africa – Kingdom of the Dragon + Chilli Discovery

Came across Drakensberg region when South African trail running racer, Ryno Griesel and Ryan Sandes smashed the Drakensberg Grand Traverse in 2014 – non-stop for 42 hours. With 3 months to go to the big race (more on this later) that require lots of climbing, it sounds like a perfect location to be after ComradesRead more

Run-To-Eat Vacation – A Culinary Guide to Chamonix

Chamonix-Mont Blanc is a paradise that combine French Alps food with adventure outdoor. The foodie scene is strong and exciting as the mountain ranges surrounding it. So my recent trip in late August was a run-to-eat vacation, beside to race in UTMB CCC (more on the latter in next post). The culinary guide provides aRead more

Eid in Malaysia – the nation that unite and love for food

Eid al-Fitr is to mark end of fasting month of Ramadan. It is an individual personal achievement for completion of 30 days of fasting from dawn to dusk and observing additional night prayers. A productive month indeed where mind is over matter. For moi, like ultra-running – it is hard to comprehend, but in realityRead more

Seychelles – another world and Creole discovery

Four Seasons Seychelles

A birthday invitation from a very good friend brought me to this magical islands – Republic of Seychelles. Happened to be coincidental with Praslin Culinary & Arts Fiesta but later postponed due bad weather. Straight from Chamonix and Geneva trip, off we landed to have a taste of pristine beaches and delicious Creole culinary thatRead more