A young nation whose independence was forged in the tumult of conflict, Timor-Leste continues to slowly reconstruct itself; expect a diverse and rich cultural heritage spanning tens of millennia.
Crocodile Country: How Reptiles Shaped the Course of Timor-Leste Our correspondent recounts the tale of Lafeak Diak, the beast upon whose back East Timor now resides. Continue reading
Timor-Leste: Scars, Trauma and the Road to Independence Our correspondents presents the vaguest of vague introductions to Southeast Asia’s youngest nation. Continue reading
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. Continue reading
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. Continue reading
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. Continue reading