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India

Camel pulling cart on an Indian road.

India

A journey through India with a chauffeur

Michael Gebicki A raconteur chauffeur is the best companion to have on the road, writes Michael Gebicki.

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.

India

Postcard from Rajasthan: The upper hand

Richard Tulloch 'Traditionally, guests drink opium from their host's hand," our tour guide warns us.

Worldwide

Fifty things we love about travel right now

A vintage caravan in Palm Springs, California.

Edited by Sarah Maguire From retro caravans to saving the rhinos, here's what we love about travel right now.

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Photo galleries

Festival of Colours in India

A man daubed in coloured powder poses for a picture at a temple during

In a Holi tradition unique to Nandgaon and Barsana villages, men sing provocative songs to gain the attention of women.

Photos

India's top 10 must-see highlights

No trip to India is complete without taking in at least a few of these unmissable experiences. Nina Karnikowski names her top 10 highlights.

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Travellers Tips

Tips

Why women travellers should not avoid India

Goa woman tourist in market, India

Ute Junker There's no need for solo females to avoid India, if they travel smart, writes Ute Junker.

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.

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Travel News

Delta pilot on wrong taxiway unleashes fury on air-traffic control

Delta Airlines

ABBY PHILLIP 29 Jul | This story from one of the world’s busiest airport might be amusing if it weren’t just slightly horrifying.

Air New Zealand passengers stranded for third night in Honolulu

LAURA WALTERS 4:31pm | Hundreds of Air New Zealand face third night in Hawaii after plane broke down.

Phuket's beach bars, restaurants evicted in clean-up

DONNA DEMAIO 12:37pm | Scores of beach restaurants and clubs disappearing under new rules from military junta.

Passengers rage as child 'defecates in plane seat': report

KYLIE MCLAUGHLIN 1:14pm | The etiquette of some Chinese travellers overseas has again come under fire after a family allegedly allowed their child to defecate on the seat of a Delta Airlines flight from Beijing to Detroit.

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