Tag "Accessible Travel"

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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

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Disability and travel: wheelchair abseiling with the BBC

Accessible travel expert Carrie-Ann Lightley from Tourism for All tells us about her recent experience abseiling with the Calvert Trust and BBC in the beautiful, but usually inaccessible Lake District.  I’m wearing head-to-toe

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Disability and travel: accessibility in Hampshire and the South Downs

Experienced traveller, Martyn Sibley, Co-founder of Disability Horizons, tells us about his recent trip to Hampshire, and stay in an accessible cottage. But, even the most seasoned traveller can come up

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Airbnb acquires Accomable: proof of the Purple Pound

Martyn Sibley, co-founder of Disability Horizons and Accomable, shares news of Accomable’s merge with travel giant Airbnb… Yesterday, Airbnb completed the acquisition of Accomable, an accessible travel business I co-founded

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Accessible Morocco: visiting Essaouira on a mobility scooter

You wouldn’t assume that Morocco is particularly accessible. But Disability Horizons writer Tracey Ebbs, who visited Essaouira on a mobility scooter, found it to be quite easy to navigate around.

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Inaccessible Indonesia: be grateful for the accessibility we have

We all know that throughout the world there are various access issues for disabled people, be it with shops, public transport or tourist attractions. But some places are a lot

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Disability and travel: surprisingly accessible Chichester

With the bank holiday weekend fast approaching, deputy editor Karen Mogendorff, who walks with a limp, talks about her recent trip to Chichester. You may not have considered it as