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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

Korean pop culture lures tourists for plastic surgery

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2:43pm | In a district made famous by the song Gangnam Style - women walk down the street with bandages over their faces and around their heads.

The decline of first class as airlines add business beds

12:50pm | World's top airlines may follow in the in footsteps of Virgin Atlantic abandoning the traditional three-class seating plan.

Legroom gadget sales jump after seat recline spat on plane

11:12am | Demand is high for a gadget that blocks seats from reclining after a scuffle between two passengers forced a jet to make an unscheduled landing.

Teens take world's scariest selfie

KYLIE MCLAUGHLIN 26 Aug | Three students have gone to sickening lengths to take the world’s scariest selfie.

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