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

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

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