Why This is the Year to Plan the Perfect Camping Vacation

Originally published on Lonely Planet.

Few activities can make you slow down and recharge quite like camping. In the age of coronavirus, these sort of trips satisfy our desire for adventure. You can stay local, you have more control over your destination, and it’s affordable.

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How to Help a Loved One with Dementia

Written for Medibank.

My yiayia (grandmother) Stratigoula was a total inspiration. She was clever and strong, her name aptly translating as ‘lead soldier’. Though, when dementia hit there was no stopping it. My family was put on a ride they never anticipated, trying to understand and navigate the trickiness of the disease.

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Managing a Fear of Flying: How to Keep Anxiety from Grounding Your Travel Plans

Originally published on Lonely Planet.

A fear of flying isn’t uncommon but, for some people, it can make travelling an incredibly stressful experience and, for others, prevent them from going on the adventure of their dreams entirely. We asked three people with different perspectives for their tips on how to manage anxiety before and during a flight.

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