Southeast Asia : Blogentry
Clive Dorman One of the fastest-growing airlines in the world could be the next to set up in Australia.
Clive Dorman Australia's love affair with Bali may be coming to an end. And we have an attractive replacement.
Travellers' Check Frustration over screaming children on planes sees AirAsia launch kid-free 'quiet zones' on board. But will other airlines follow suit?
The Backpacker Every backpacker's favourite pastime has been ruined by those who love it.
The Backpacker The only times I've ever feared for my life have been in Thailand.
The Backpacker The paste looks dodgy. But travel, after all, is a participation sport.
Travellers' Check Australians are flocking to Indonesia, but the country's biggest domestic carrier is still banned by the EU.
The Backpacker They don't show hospitality by hugging or buying flowers or gifts. They have a different method.
Travellers' Check With only one exception, the top 10 best airlines in the world come from the region that stretches from the Persian Gulf to Japan
The Backpacker Those arts-and-crafty ones that people wander around without any intention of buying anything? I hate those markets.
The Backpacker Some airlines you expect to be pretty average, but end up being the best you've flown with.
The Backpacker Can you become genuine friends with a local tour guide?
The Backpacker The world is a strange place. Doesn't matter how much you travel, there will always be a moment so bizarre that you just think, 'WTF'?
The Backpacker Singapore is famous for many things - safety, cleanliness, a really big airport - but edgy nightlife isn't one of them.
The Backpacker It's poor, dangerous and difficult to travel through. So why is everyone going there?
The Backpacker Popularity can mean the destruction of what made a destination attractive in the first place.
Travellers' Check This morning’s arrival of the first AirAsia X flight in Sydney from Kuala Lumpur marks the beginning of a mega-competition for Australian hearts and minds from the region’s biggest low-cost carriers.
Travellers' Check End of an era as the last Singapore Airlines' 747 jumbo jet flying to Australia makes its final visit.
Travellers' Check The terrorism warnings are entirely appropriate, but should you avoid going to Bali?
Travellers' Check Would you pay extra to have empty seats next to you on a flight? AirAsia reckons you will.