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Bangkok

Thai Airways business class seating.

Airlines

Flight test: Thai Airways business class

Flight Test Thai promotes its service as 'smooth as silk' and this trip matches the brag-line.

Shopping

Spree de corps

Jaipur

Lee Tulloch There are no other stores quite like these 25 amazing shops, writes Lee Tulloch, globe-trotting shopper extraordinaire.

South-East Asia

Train travel: Fast track of glamour

Eastern & Oriental Express train.

Megan Holbeck Travelling in opulence by train is a rare treat, writes Megan Holbeck.

Asia

Beyond the cities: Asia's top 10 must-do excursions

Ha-Long, Vietnam

From beaches to bays, mountains to caves, it's always worth stepping outside the capital cities, writes Kerry van der Jagt.

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Photo galleries

Photos

South-East Asia's top 10 highlights

A woman sunbathes along the beach at the Anantara Rasananda resort on the island of Koh Phangan off the coast of Koh Samui .

From tranquil countryside to bustling metropolis, Ben Groundwater names his top 10 highlights for visitors to South-East Asia.

Photos

Bangkok gets wet and wild for Songkran

Songkran festival Bangkok 2013

The Songkran festival marks the traditional Thai New Year and is celebrated each year from April 13 to 15.

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Travellers Tips

Flight Test

Flight Test: Thai Airways

Thai Airways flight attendants.

Craig Platt The comfort is as good as you'll get in economy class, despite the garish colour scheme.

Tips

Planning takes pain out of flying

Plane passengers disembarking generic

Getting to and from airports can be bad for your health and sanity, so a little thought will ensure your trip begins and ends smoothly, writes Julietta Jameson.

More travellers tips on Bangkok

Map of Bangkok

Travel News

Why some flights are safer than others

Delta Air Lines jet OK

4:45pm | Each day, 8.3 million people around the globe step aboard an plane. But not all flights are equally safe.

Helsinki airport introduces world's first passenger tracking system

1:38pm | Helsinki's airport will be the world's first to track passengers in real-time from parking lot to takeoff, but the plan has been criticised by civil liberty groups.

Two new hotels at Brisbane Airport

CAMERON ATFIELD 4:10pm | Pullman and Ibis hotels to be built by November at cost of $150m.

Boozy with bad diets but foreigners love the British, study says

12:32pm | Despite a passion for binge-drinking and lousy food, Britain was named the second most attractive country along with Australia, according to a survey.

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