Cassia Bintan: Nice Apartment Stay During Marathon Getaway

Breathtaking view - Cassia Bintan
Breathtaking view from the balcony - Cassia Bintan

Practically everyone I know in Singapore has been to Bintan Island. My turn was a few weeks back when I took a quick escape from busy ‘little red dot’ to enjoy a quieter ‘bigger dot’ situated in the Indonesian Riau archipelago.  Racing in Mandiri Bintan Marathon (happened in that weekend) was simply an excuse forRead more

Marriott South Beach: Luxe Hip With Heritage Flair

My experiences with any 5 stars hotel chain stay are dependent upon the type/size of the room, service received across the board, quality of facilities, the exterior, interior, and location. But beyond these factors, other elements can make any stay special. In the case of JW Marriott Hotel Singapore South Beach, I inclined towards theRead more

Salomon TMBT 2018: Beauty, Brutal Or Both I’m In – Are You?

Picture credit: Salomon TMBT 2018

After my first trip to Sabah last March, I could not pass up the opportunity to visit the amazing Borneo island one more time. Just signed up for another 100km trail running event called Salomon The Most Beautiful Thing (TMBT) Ultra Trail Marathon – only this time it will take place in different part of Sabah on 1stRead more

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