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Budget Holidays in South Asia

A bicycle rickshaw on the Ring Road in Delhi, India.

The Backpacker

Can you judge a city by its cab drivers?

The Backpacker What would any country be without its own version of a dodgy taxi driver?

Maldives

Beach-hopping on a budget

If you're based in Male and have the numbers, pool your resources and hire a dhoni.

Now that independent travel in the Maldives is possible, J.J. Robinson plans a DIY itinerary.

Train travel

The red-eye to Mumbai

Travelling second class can derail a Bollywood career, writes Steve McKenna.

Travellers Tips

Travel tips

All the buzz on a budget

Phra Nang beach, Krabi. Thailand.

From Hobart to Ho Chi Minh City, Ben Groundwater picks the new year's best affordable breaks.

Tips

Case study: top tips on packing your bags

Backpacker illustration

From vacuum packing to cool-weather layering, the canny traveller's luggage mantra is all about economy.

More travellers tips on Budget Holidays in South Asia

Map of South Asia

Travel News

Drunk woman attacks cabin crew with false leg

Thomson

9:47am | Pilots were forced to divert a flight after a one-leg drunk woman attacked cabin crew.

Croatia expels tourist for punching monk seal

9:06am | A man who punch a Mediterranean monk seal has been fined and expelled from Croatia.

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

ANNIE DANG 9:48am | A Bali villa where some of the victims of MH17 were due to stay has conducted a spiritual ceremony on their behalf.

Qantas shrinks toilets to fit more seats on 737s

JAMIE FREED 11:39pm | Qantas Airways will add extra economy-class seats to its fleet of Boeing 737s in a move that will boost the capacity of the primary workhorse of its domestic fleet by 3 per cent.

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