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

Magical MesaStila – A Javanese Royal Retreat?

What a view while sipping a cuppa

When a friendly chauffeur greeted at the airport at an early crack of dawn, it was just a sign the holiday will be a wonderful one. Between munching on complimentary snacks and short shut-eye in about 1.5 hours journey, the vehicle made its final turn into a long driveway where the discovery of MesaStila ResortRead 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