With final packing and preparations well underway for those lucky travellers heading to the Olympic Games, there are just 16 days until the official opening ceremony.
Each year the Hajj pilgrimage takes place in Saudi Arabia when more than 3 million Muslims from over 183 countries converge on the city of Mecca.
Booming low-cost air travel is helping to fuel outbreaks of dengue fever across Southeast Asian countries, according to an expert in the mosquito-borne disease.
Snow is falling along with the mercury as winter bites in the southern states of eastern Australia.
If you are heading for the snowfields, we’ve got some advice to keep you healthy and safe on the slopes.
The Australian government is advising pregnant women to consider postponing travel to Indonesia due to the potentially harmful impact of the Zika virus on their babies.
Whether you’re heading to Brazil for the Games in August or just taking a short winter break in Fiji, the last thing you’ll want to bring home is dengue, chikungunya or Zika.
An insect-borne disease that can cause permanent scarring is nearing epidemic levels in parts of the Middle East and East Africa, posing a risk to Australian travellers visiting the regions.
While more than half of Australians in the travel-loving 65-plus age bracket are at risk of pneumococcal pneumonia, only 1-in-5 is vaccinated against the potentially fatal disease, a national survey has found.
The announcement of successful human trials of a vaccine against the Chikungunya virus is good news for travellers and those who live with the risk of the mosquito-borne virus across the tropical world.