Timor-Leste: Scars, Trauma and the Road to Independence 

Our correspondents presents the vaguest of vague introductions to Southeast Asia’s youngest nation.

Watabo beach, Timor-Leste
Watabo’o Beach, the Quiet Corner of Timor-Leste 

Our correspondent dodges a potentially fatal fruitdrop and, cowering, marvels at the calmess of Timor-Leste’s beach scene.

Atauro Island
Atauro Island: A Charming and Eco-Friendly Take on Serenity in Timor-Leste 

Our correspondent marinades gently on Timor-Leste’s most accessible island enclave.

Dili: The Gateway to Timor-Leste 

Our correspondent arrives in the capital city of Timor-Leste. 

watabo'o beach, timor-leste
Snapshot in Time: Enjoying Timor-Leste’s Rural Calm 

Our correspondent heads off the beaten track – slightly – to soak up Watabo’s calming beach vibes.

Tetun, Timor Leste
Language Primer: Tetun 
Our correspondent shares a guide to Timor-Leste’s native tongue. 

Tasi Tolu bus terminal, Dili
Tasi Tolu: A Touch of Chaos at Dili’s Western Bus Terminal 

Our correspondent is confronted by the overloaded noise and bustle at one of Dili’s major transport hubs.

Atauro Island
Panoramic View: Atauro Island 

Our correspondent washes up on a rugged island getaway as he ventures around Timor-Leste.

Watabo'o beach, Timor-Leste
Panoramic View: Watabo’o Beach 

Our correspondent heads to an out of the way spot in Timor-Leste.

Panoramic View: Dili 

Our correspondent soaks up the vibes of Timor-Leste’s capital city.