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

A Guide to Abu Dhabi For Active Soul – Worth More Than A Weekend Visit

Father Zayed Potrait in Abu Dhabi

On the way to Ireland via the national’s carrier Etihad Airways, SOTG had a quick stop in the capital city of Abu Dhabi, one of the 7th state in United Arab Emirates. While many expats in the country prefer Dubai for a living (no surprise here) and tourists enter from Dubai normally do an excursion day trip, there are otherRead 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