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South Asia

Camel pulling cart on an Indian road.

India

A journey through India with a chauffeur

Michael Gebicki A raconteur chauffeur is the best companion to have on the road, writes Michael Gebicki.

India

India: Gliding the golden gateway

Familes washing in Hooghly River, Calcutta.

Peter Cochrane The surrounds of Kolkata's Hooghly River contain all of the follies of the British raj, writes Peter Cochrane.

India

Postcard from Rajasthan: The upper hand

Richard Tulloch 'Traditionally, guests drink opium from their host's hand," our tour guide warns us.

India

Mumbai, India: and now for a station break

A traditional rickshaw ride.

Nina Karnikowski Escape the mayhem of Mumbai by heading for the hills, writes Nina Karnikowski.

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Photo galleries

Photos

The most beautiful spots in the world to watch the sun

Samoa item. AJYB5J Western Samoa, View of coast with fisherman at sunset. CREDIT ALAMY

Traveller writers reveal memorable locations to experience the beauty of the world in half-light.

Festival of Colours in India

A man daubed in coloured powder poses for a picture at a temple during

In a Holi tradition unique to Nandgaon and Barsana villages, men sing provocative songs to gain the attention of women.

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Travellers Tips

Worldwide

Don't go there: the destinations you need to avoid

Thailand coup with tourists

Karen Halabi Which destinations should you cross off your list? Some of them may surprise you.

Travel Insider

The top five travel illnesses (and how to avoid them)

Traveller?s diarrhoea affects more than 50 per cent of travellers to developing countries and can last for many days.

Jane E Fraser Shall we add it to the list of Dumb Ways to Die? Heading to high risk holiday destinations without vaccinations is about as smart as eating a tube of superglue, but more and more Aussies are doing it.

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Travel News

Deals of the week: Bali bargain

Nikko Resort, Bali.

JULIETTA JAMESON | Stay six nights at the Grand Nikko Bali at Nusa Dua for the price of three.

Traveller letters: Qantas Club members deserve lounge access, despite codeshares

We have been life members of the Qantas Club for more than 20 years.

Should you be afraid of flying?

BRITTANY MANN 25 Jul | The two Malaysia Airlines incidents have not helped those with a fear of flying, but are those fears realistic?

Donald Trump unveil plans for new Washington DC luxury hotel

25 Jul | The Trump empire is expanding to include a 270-room luxury hotel in DC that has bathrooms trimmed in gold.

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