Fiona Travels from Asia

“Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world.” – Gustave Flaubert

Author: Fiona Mai

How I almost lost my wallet … yet still found hope in Rome

I’ve put off writing about Rome for so long as I seem to always get stuck at this basic question:…

London budget trip: Reviews of 14 free attractions in London

Free attractions for London budget trip – What? Where? How? I returned from my budget 3-day trip to London just…

A Day Trip in Nottingham – Follow Robin Hood’s trail

What will you do with 7 hours for a day trip in Nottingham? Is that enough to cover everything the…

Berlin Stories – Story #4

[Originally published in 2013] My last story to be told about my life in Berlin. I promise it won’t be…

It’s September. Let’s go to Mu Cang Chai!

If you happen to be in Vietnam this autumn, Mu Cang Chai should certainly top your travel bucket list. During September…

Travel to Phu Yen – Everything you need to know

Phu Yen is another off the beaten track destination in Central Vietnam with pristine beaches, busy fisherman villages, glistening mini…

8 things you’ll miss when leaving Berlin

I have never talked to anyone who declares that they dislike Berlin. Having spent 5 months in Berlin in 2013…

Meet Santa Claus and chase Aurora in Lapland

No more dispute: Santa Claus is from Lapland Despite all controversies surrounding Santa Claus’ origin, it is no doubt Santa…

Berlin Stories – Story #2

[Originally published in 2013] (Just one quick query for you, reader, before you proceed, “What do you think is the…

The most complete Ha Giang Travel Guide (updated regularly)

(Last updated: April 29th, 2017) In this Complete Ha Giang Travel Guide article I’ll cover the following topics: Best time…

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