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Welcome to Budapest’s Hotel Panda – a hotel run by disabled staff

Adelina Chalmers who publishes a blog called The Geek Whisperer writes about a hotel in Budapest, Hungary that is run by disabled staff. Mentioning Central-Eastern Europe prompts in most people’s

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Monkeys, Sandcastles and Celebs: Our day trip to the seaside

DH welcomes guest contributor Carrie-Ann Fleming who shares her recent experience of a trip to the seaside at Blackpool, UK. As a wheelchair user, I love travel, and working for

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Road trip to Switzerland!

Mountain air, chocolate, cuckoo clocks and cheese, yes… this time around Disability Horizons’ co-editor and roving globetrotter talks about his recent road trip to Switzerland and his experience of having

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The London Underground – An accessible future?

Transport for London (“TfL”) who are responsible for managing the London Underground are currently investing billions of pounds to upgrade the network in a process that will continue over the

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The mountain climber

(photo taken by Lesley Brewin) “You have one life, so live it!” says Barry West, the adventurer, extreme sports enthusiast and conqueror of the UK’s tallest mountains. Despite a serious

Matt’s marathon

Matthew King from Bedford, who is about to start his career as a lawyer, completed the New York marathon in 2007 in his chin controlled powered wheelchair, which he uses

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Travel to Africa?

Travelling with a disability is rarely straightforward and one may think that travelling with a disability to somewhere in Africa on a more adventurous holiday would just simply be impractical