We don't want EU cockroaches we've already got German cockroaches and they are little buggers to get rid of.
they have big black ones that appear to be able to fly for miles and three of them can pull down a fox terrier dog and devour it. The up side is they are generally too big to get under doors.
in Europe and returning in easy stages is a good plan even if you cannot make a profit on the deal. To do Europe from Australia
you first have to get there across the Indian Ocean
and either around the bottom of Africa
or through the Suez canal either of which is not the best voyages these days, you're in much more civilized territory across the Atlantic and Pacific, she's pretty well mostly downhill.