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Cruises in South Asia

River cruising: The travel trend that's made a huge comeback

Brian Johnston River cruising has become so popular that companies are struggling to meet demand, writes Brian Johnston.

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.

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

Shore excursions: moving riverside scenes

ganges

Jane E. Fraser Bruce Gates of Port Douglas is moved by scenes of life and death on the Ganges.

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World's top 10 river cruises

Mekong-River

Forget airport hassles and cramped tour buses - a relaxing river cruise is the way to see the world. Here are the top 10.

Map of South Asia

Travel News

Traveller deals: Abu Dhabi discounts

St Regis Abu Dhabi entrance

JULIETTA JAMESON | Stop over at one of Abu Dhabi's most luxurious hotels for 45 per cent less.

Orpheus Island resort takes luxury to another level

JULIETTA JAMESON | Orpheus Island Beach Resort on the Great Barrier Reef has just opened its newly renovated South Suites.

Deals of the week: Cruising goes half price

EDITED BY JULIETTA JAMESON | Ambling from Scandinavia to sunny Miami, this 47-night cruise package is now almost half price.

Traveller letters: Understand how a cash passport card works

I purchased a cash passport card and have widely used it throughout Europe.

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