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What’s the real weight of a manual wheelchair?

Weight has been the focus of the active wheelchair market for the last few years, after all, a lightweight wheelchair means it’s easy to propel and manoeuvre. But what’s the

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Explore the world with Lonely Planet’s Accessible Travel Phrasebook

Part of what makes travelling with a disability tricky is trying to convey your needs to a total stranger, in another country and often a different language. That’s why Lonely

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Disability and travel: how accessible are Madrid, Barcelona and Zaragoza?

Disability Horizons writer Wolf, a wheelchair user from New Zealand, has set off on a four-month-long adventure travelling to a number of cities across the world. In the first of

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Top 10 accessible attractions in Lisbon

Sisters Daniela and Rita from Portugal 4all Senses, which organises accessible holidays in Portugal, were born and raised in Lisbon. They love their city and enjoy nothing more than strolling around it. To

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Accessible adventure: be inspired by a wheelchair globetrotter

Have you ever believed that certain destinations and activities abroad are inaccessible to you because you have a disability or chronic condition? Susie Twydell, a partially sighted wheelchair user with

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Disability Horizons launches living and mobility aids shop

We here at Disability Horizons are always looking for ways to remove the barriers that we as disabled people face every day, enabling you to live the life you want. That’s

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Shoot for the stars, the sky is the limit

From working in the medical profession and becoming an accessible travel expert, to competing in a wheelchair beauty pageant, Tabassum Chagani has done a lot. As a wheelchair user after having

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Top accessible house swapping tips for the bank holidays

With summer finally on its way, the bank holidays are the perfect time to start planning a break away. But with accessibility to factor in, it’s not always straightforward. However,

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How accessible are the new electric black cabs in London?

Londoner Toby Mildon, who uses a power wheelchair, tries out one of London’s new electric black cabs. Read on to find out how accessible they are, and claim £50 off your

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FREE accessible travel advice at Naidex 2018

Europe’s largest disability and independent living event is only a matter of weeks away! Naidex will be returning to Birmingham’s NEC on the 25th and 26th April for its 44th