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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.

India

Herding cats

jawai leopard camp

Michael Gebicki In southern Rajasthan, man and beast enjoy a rare co-existence, writes Michael Gebicki.

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.

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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

Should you be afraid of flying?

Plane flying around a storm. Wing.

BRITTANY MANN 10:52am | 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

9:46am | The Trump empire is expanding to include a 270-room luxury hotel in DC that has bathrooms trimmed in gold.

Economic recovery drives more UK, US tourists to Australia

9:31am | Economic recovery in the UK and US has helped drive a surge in overseas travellers to Australia.

Gaol kicks off National Trust 'hotel' brand

CAROLYN WEBB 24 Jul | The public will be able to sleep overnight in Old Melbourne Gaol cells, with the National Trust starting to throw open its properties as hotels.

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