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Great Outdoors in Northeast Asia

Q&A

Frequent Flyer: Lindsay Brown

JANE REDDY The Fairlawn Hotel in Kolkata, India, is an eccentric hotel in an extraordinary city.

The Backpacker

The 10 best countries for photographers

Chile

The Backpacker There are some destinations where you can’t fail to take good photos.

Japan

Soaked in tradition

Katsura River,

In a land of ancient rituals, Natasha Dragun immerses herself in the spa culture.

Mongolia

Steppe into the void

Big empty ... Mongolian herdsmen.

Nigel Richardson goes off the map to the geological freak shows and dinosaur boneyards of the southern Gobi Desert.

Photo galleries

Photos

Six of the best: desert camps

Amangiri, Utah desert camp

From Namibia to Mongolia to Chile, Ute Junker discovers six of the best desert camps around the world.

Photos

The mysterious, spectacular 'Sounding Sands' desert

Sound Sands desert, China Mongolia

Xiangshawan, in the Sounding Sand Desert of the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, is China's famous tourist resort in the desert.

More photo galleries on Great Outdoors in Northeast Asia

Travellers Tips

Group tours

Adventures for groupies

Yellowstone National Park.

Great life experiences in far-flung destinations are in reach like never before, writes Belinda Jackson.

Map of Northeast Asia

Travel News

Sydney's newest accommodation: Sleep at IKEA

IKEA Tempe

ANNIE DANG 2:56pm | Need a place to stay? Why not spend a night at IKEA for free. You won't even need an Allen key.

Women, sex and holidays: Study looks at female tourists' sexual behaviour

20 Aug | Some women use holidays as an opportunity to 'feel like a man' and have sex with no strings attached.

Cheeky marmot photobombs, ruins Greenpeace timelapse video

KYLIE MCLAUGHLIN 19 Aug | Timelapse video of glacier ruined thanks to 'Marmot Love'.

Melbourne is the world's most liveable city, again

RICHARD WILLINGHAM 19 Aug | Melbourne has retained its status as the world's most liveable city for a fourth consecutive year, out-scoring three other Australian cities in the top 10.

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