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Great Outdoors in South 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.

India

Herding cats

jawai leopard camp

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

India

Here kitty-kitty? Afraid not ...

Ranthambore wildlife park India, Tiger

Andrew Taylor Andrew Taylor joins the hunt for a shy Indian tiger.

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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.

Map of South Asia

Travel News

Bali villa's touching response to guests lost on MH17 goes viral on Facebook

 Familie van Veldhuizen-Marckelbach In Memoriam Facebook page

ANNIE DANG 4:03pm | A Bali villa where some of the victims of MH17 were due to stay has conducted a spiritual ceremony on their behalf.

Tourist boom fuels rush for bigger, better airports in Asia

9:32am | Asian countries are rushing to build hundreds of new airports to cope with surging demand for air travel in the region.

Floating snowflake hotel offers different view of Northern Lights

JOHN O'CEALLAIGH 8:35am | Travellers who dream of seeing the Northern Lights will have the opportunity to do so from a glass-roofed, snowflake-shaped floating hotel come 2017.

Why some flights are safer than others

30 Jul | Each day, 8.3 million people around the globe step aboard an plane. But not all flights are equally safe.

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