Travel Agenda: Australian rail adventures; Martin Randall; dengue danger; The Pop-Up Hotel; The Olympic Journey; Epic Weekends; Taste LA food festival
Two epic Australian rail adventures offer two-for-one deals if you book by the end of October and travel before April 2013. The Ghan train (pictured), which takes three days from Darwin to Adelaide, is A$1,469 (£979) for two passengers. The longer four-day trip on The Indian Pacific, from Perth to Sydney, is AUS$1,510 (£1,007). Both include a "Red Sleeper" cabin (greatsouthernrail.com.au).