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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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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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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

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My accessible golden tour of India: part 1

Lynne Kirby from Enable Holidays – a specialist tour operator for wheelchair users and those with limited mobility – recently visited India to assess the suitability of The Golden Triangle

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OpenBritain: a one-stop-shop for accessible travel information

Thinking of going on a short break this bank holiday weekend? Carrie-Ann, from Tourism for All UK, tells Disability Horizons about the new OpenBritain website, which aims to give disabled

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Top ski resorts for disabled skiers

David Fennings is a ski and snowboard instructor for both able-bodied and disabled people. Having worked at a variety of different ski resorts, David gives us his run down of

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Adverturing from the norm in Oslo: part 2

Last week we heard from commercial accessibility consultant, Sarah Rennie, about the first part of her trip to Oslo, Norway. Here Sarah talks about accessibility of Oslo’s famous tourist attractions,

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Disability Horizons: cha cha cha change…

It’s been nearly eighteen months since Disability Horizons went live and in that short period the growth of this magazine has been phenomenal and flattering. We now have tens of

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Accessible festivals: bringing music to the masses

As the summer festival season gets underway, regular Disability Horizons contributor, Simon Webb, talks about his experiences of festivals as a registered blind music fan, and how the charity “Attitude is

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