We know you want to see the Australian outback, and you can't wait to surf the beaches. But you don't want to be bitten, stung or scared witless by the wildlife while you're exploring?
Our guide has everything you need to know about the real risks – and what to do about them.
How to spot a rip, and keep your head above water.
How real is the threat and what to do to avoid getting bitten.
Tips for driving the Australia's east coast.
What to do and what NOT to do when going bush.
What are the chances you'll encounter a deadly one?
How to know if you're in danger from a wildfire.
Australia is the perfect country for a road trip - roads are excellent, the country is full of great campgrounds and the nature is unbelievably inviting.
From budget tips to exploring the remote Outback, we share our top tips to help you travel smarter around Australia.
Planning a road trip along the East Coast of Australia? Raquel Furtado shares her top tips on things to see and do between Melbourne and Cairns.