Category Archives: Places to See

Tallinna 10K and Maraton 2018

  Republic of Estonia is a former Soviet republic and one of three Baltic states of northern Europe. The country is celebrating 100 years of independence this year with a series of events for everyone’s appreciation. The Tallinna 10K and … Continue reading

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Le Marathon de la Liberté 2018

The Normandy region will forever hold a special place in the hearts of the Allied countries. It was in Normandy on the northern coast of France where the Western Allies of World War II staged the biggest sea-based invasion in … Continue reading

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1st Carigara Fiesta Marathon and Color Fun Run 2018

One of Leyte’s most famous delicacies is the pastillas de leche from Carigara. I grew up eating this sweet treat on special occasions. What makes Carigara’s pastillas is the use of pure carabao’s milk. This ingredient makes the product creamier … Continue reading

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40th Gold Coast Marathon 2018

Living in Europe makes it a challenge to run marathons in Australia. But – if there’s a will, there’s a way! We spend our summers in the Philippines and this year I carefully planned our schedule to include the 40th … Continue reading

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Pattaya Marathon 2018

The Pattaya Marathon on July 15th was one of the highlights of our 2018 summer break in the Pacific. I was excited to visit Bangkok again after the race, and Richard was looking forward to connecting with a former colleague … Continue reading

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40th EDT ASICS Stockholm Marathon 2018

  Stockholm weather the second time around was still not ideal for marathons. I ran this race the first time in 2015 when it was raining and windy the whole time. It was so cold that I ran with a … Continue reading

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Marathon de la Baie du Mont Saint-Michel 2018

Le Mont Saint-Michel takes your breath away the first time you glimpse it from afar. It is an intriguing and popular tourist attraction in France, its spire seeming to pierce the sky. The rocky tidal commune is off the shores … Continue reading

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