Coffee Plantation Tour At MesaStila Resort – Must Do?

Coffee plant flowers - MesaStila Resort

Last year SOTG supposed to visit a coffee plantation in Ijen but the place closed just when I finished a 70km trail running race later in the afternoon. So when came across that MesaStila, a luxury resort in Magelang exist on a coffee plantation, SOTG was overjoyed. Not a heavy coffee drinker, but I valueRead 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

Bangkok Virgin – 3 days city explore

Grand Palace at night. Grandeur and simplicty

Usually for a short city visit, SOTG who once a desert dweller never taken it lightly – but having living in Lion City, the kind of short Asian city like Bangkok with perception of old, rustic, hustle-bustle, and the country’s dishonourable sex-industry didn’t sound as most attracting. SOTG’s Thailand exposure is limited to childhood memories when visited southernRead more

Geneva in 24 Hours – Chocolate Discovery

No need silver cow bell as souvenir

Geneva is famous for all the glory of fine Swiss watchmaking, being a centre of business, capital for diplomacy and cradle of excellence. Bordered on 3 sides with France, the city is calm and safe yet diverse and international. Evidenced by Europe’s Leading City Break Destination awards received for second time in a row, thereRead more