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Drives in Southeast Asia

Roads to happiness ... one of the group's motorcyclists in the mountainous Ha Giang province.

Vietnam

Snake ways

With a fancy motorbike and a well-padded seat, Lee Atkinson braves eight days on two wheels in a region with no road rules.

The Tripologist

Can you trust the reviews on TripAdvisor?

TripAdvisor bad review

The Tripologist For the most part, the TripAdvisor website is a blessing for travellers.

Asia

A top (gear) trip through Vietnam by scooter

In top gear ... a scooter is a great way to get around Vietnam.

Inspired by Clarkson and co, Jade Bilowol and Brett Davis hit Vietnam on vintage Vespas.

Northern Thailand

Dust and drama on the roads less travelled

Frank Brandmaier Expect the unexpected if you go off-road north-west of Chiang Mai, writes Frank Brandmaier.

Map of Southeast Asia

Travel News

London's first skyscraper hotel: Shangri-La to open at the Shard

Indoor swimming pool

8:53am | Shangri-La hotel brings Asian-style comfort and luxury to Western Europe's global city.

Planes, porn and racism: Travel's biggest Twitter fails

KYLIE MCLAUGHLIN 5:15pm | You won't believe what some travellers - and travel companies - have done on Twitter.

Italy's 'haunted' island up for auction

TOM KINGTON 10:52am | Italy is hoping to transform the "haunted" island into a holiday spot with a luxury hotel.

Couple convert a plane into guest accommodation in Great Southern

ALEISHA ORR 16 Apr | If the DC-3 aeroplane that will soon act as an alternative accommodation option on a rural West Australian property could speak to its guests, it would have some interesting stories to tell.

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