Budget Holidays in Southeast Asia
Jane Reddy Our falling currency is no bar to Australian travellers finding good-value destinations, writes Jane Reddy, who has done the homework for you on where the bargains are.
Ben Groundwater Ben Groundwater puts to rest the age-old notion that to backpack is to slum it with this list of 'poshpacker' hostels.
Once the party mecca of South-East Asia for backpackers, Vang Vieng has cleaned up its act - but tourists are staying away, writes David Whitley.
Toby Johnstone discovers a different kind of island escape in budget-friendly Laos.
Backpacker blogger Ben Groundwater names the best free attractions around the world.
From Hobart to Ho Chi Minh City, Ben Groundwater picks the new year's best affordable breaks.
Passengers are advised to be on time - three hours before take-off.