South Asia : Article
In this tribute to the delights of travel in Asia, five Traveller writers reveal their favourite places, people and experiences.
Jane E. Fraser Bruce Gates of Port Douglas is moved by scenes of life and death on the Ganges.
Nina Karnikowski I step up onto the big yellow bus in Mumbai, and am greeted by a sea of smiling young faces.
Nina Karnikowski Lounging in Sri Lankan luxury is very hard to beat, writes Nina Karnikowski.
Nina Karnikowski Close to Kathmandu there's an eco-conscious retreat for mind and body restoration.
A pauper among princes and princesses, Max Anderson fastens his seatbelt for an air tour of a lifetime.
On the eve of Remembrance Day, Ben Stubbs visits a little-known battlefield.
Belinda Jackson Exotic food, ancient traditions, seaside fun and cricket are part of the Sri Lankan capital's colour and movement.
Julietta Jameson Wotif is offering nearly 50 per cent off stays of four nights or more at Paradise Taveuni in Fiji.
Lee Tulloch It's easy to spot a food trend when you travel the world. Currently it's 'farm to table'.
I feel the captain should make it clear to everyone on long-haul flights that they must consider their fellow passengers.
Holding aloft a half-metre long horse penis, chef Xiao Shan confidently declares it "the most delicious" of the ingredients in a Chinese hotpot of male genitalia, one of many supposed Asian remedies...
It can appal and sicken, literally. But for most who visit it India can cast a lifetime spell, writes Ben Stubbs.
No need for a 'do not disturb' sign at these havens, writes Michael Gebicki.
Jane Reddy Jane Reddy and family return to Sri Lanka in search of elephants and adventure.
It's been a rough ride at times but, as Brian Johnston writes, taxis reveal much about a place.
Belinda Jackson Walk across a chain-metal bridge over a glacial river and you'll come to a traditional Bhutanese farmhouse.
Julie Miller Julie Miller has a close encounter with the subcontinental concept of jugaad.
Jane Reddy This chef, restaurateur and TV presenter loves the Ceylon Tea Trails in the hill country of Sri Lanka.
Julietta Jameson Captain Cook Cruises has a 'take a mate for half price' sale on for MV Reef Endeavour trips.