Discover Timor

MEGAtours offers the opportunity for visitors to explore Timor-Leste without the challenges of organizing all the details of the trip. With a huge range of local knowledge (both historically and geographically) MEGAtours looks forward to making your visit to Timor-Leste the trip of a lifetime!

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Europe to Oz by Sea

If you’d been going to Australia in the first half of the 20th century, you’d probably have caught the fortnightly P&O liner from Southampton to Sydney, taking several weeks. These days, there are no regular passenger ships from the UK or Europe to Australia, only occasional round-the-world cruises and regular freighters which . . . → Read More: Europe to Oz by Sea

Europe to Australia by Trans-Siberian Railway

It’s possible to travel most of the way from London to Australia by train via the Trans-Siberian Railway. In fact, quite a number people travel this way. Time-wise, we’re talking 4-5 weeks one-way, minimum.

Route, timetable & costs…

Travel tickets alone costs only £750 or so . . . → Read More: Europe to Australia by Trans-Siberian Railway

The top 10 ultimate aussie activities

BORED? Crazy? Need holiday inspiration? Well, you’re in luck. Lonely Planet’s Asia Pacific Travel Editor, Shawn Low, talks up 10 of Australia’s ultimate experiences (that don’t involve billy tea, cork hats, sports, or barbecues).

The Great Ocean Road. Picture: Barry O’Brien Source: Supplied

Morning Glory Clouds, Queensland. Picture: John Durand Source: Supplied

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Fantasy or Reality? ‘The Trip’ Beckons.

I’d settled down to read the other night when Levi swiveled his desk chair toward me. “Dad,” he said in an insistent tone, “we should really do the trip.”

The Trip, in our household parlance, can mean only one thing. It’s part of nearly every dinner conversation. The Trip colors our discussions about finances, about . . . → Read More: Fantasy or Reality? ‘The Trip’ Beckons.

Oz-Bus launches upgraded overland trips for the mature passenger

Adventure travel company Oz-Bus has seen a rise in interest from the grey market. The operator, which runs overland bus trips between London and Sydney, Kathmandu and New York, has revealed that 60% of bookings are from passenger aged over thirty and 25% of travellers are over 60. Almost 58% of clients are female. “While . . . → Read More: Oz-Bus launches upgraded overland trips for the mature passenger

Traveller’s Guide: Round-the-world flights

Escape winter (and the UK’s new age of austerity) by resetting your compass on a 360-degree trip around the globe – for less than you might imagine.

By Simon Calder

Blaze a new trail: thanks to airline alliances, you can include almost any corner of the world on an RTW

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