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South Asia

Familes washing in Hooghly River, Calcutta.

India

India: Gliding the golden gateway

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

Cruising

The Cruise Director: river cruising India

Diamond Princess

Sally Macmillan The spotlight is now turning to India as an up-and-coming river cruise destination.

Food

Anjum Anand: I know this great little place . . .

Nina Karnikowski Chef and TV personality Anjum Anand has been dubbed the Nigella Lawson of Indian cuisine.

Gourmet travel

Can going vegetarian save you from Bali belly?

hands, food

Mark Juddery There's an argument for going vegetarian while overseas, but don't get a false sense of security.

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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

One of the world's most spectacular road trips

SMH TRAVELLER JUNE 22. Himalaya road. Credit andrew bain . Village near Keylong, above the Chandra River on the Manali-Leh highway

Andrew Bain takes an unhurried trip through the soaring terrain of the ancient Manali-Leh highway through the Himalayas.

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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.

Q&A

Your questions

A man withdraws money from an ATM teller machine in Kuala Lumpur 27 February 2004.

Is there a way to avoid all those charges when you withdraw money from an ATM while overseas?

Map of South Asia

Travel News

Helsinki airport introduces world's first passenger tracking system

Passengers are seen near a flight information board in the departures hall at Helsink-Vantaa airport in Helsinki, Finland.

1:38pm | Helsinki's airport will be the world's first to track passengers in real-time from parking lot to takeoff, but the plan has been criticised by civil liberty groups.

Two new hotels at Brisbane Airport

CAMERON ATFIELD 1:11pm | Pullman and Ibis hotels to be built by November at cost of $150m.

Boozy with bad diets but foreigners love the British, study says

12:32pm | Despite a passion for binge-drinking and lousy food, Britain was named the second most attractive country along with Australia, according to a survey.

Paris tourist spot overrun by 'dirty' rats

10:13am | Hundreds of tourists are enjoying a picnic in the city's Tuileries garden at Louvre, but there is just one drawback - 'dirty' rats.

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