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Disabled holidays: why the city of Setúbal is a hidden jewel

Looking for your next disabled holiday? Portugal4All Sense’s has an EXCLUSIVE holiday package to Setúbal in Portugal for Disability Horizons. It’s perfect for wheelchair users, those with mobility problems and visually impaired people.

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Paris: an accessible destination for everyone

If you’re a wheelchair user or have mobility problems and are thinking of travelling to Paris, read this article from wheelchair user Derry, as he details the accessible attractions in Paris, as well as hotel and transport.

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Did you know that India is surprisingly accessible?

Many people assume that India is completely inaccessible if you have a disability. Neha Arora, whose parents are both disabled, founded accessible travel agency Planet Abled to help other disabled

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10 accessible cities to visit across the UK for anyone with a disability

Planning a day trip or holiday can take a great deal of time and effort if you’re disabled. You need to be sure that it’ll be accessible for you, to

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Disability and travel: the easy way to transport your equipment and luggage on holiday

One of the most frustrating and stressful parts of a trip away can be transporting, handling and protecting your luggage and equipment at the airport – before you’ve even headed

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Disability and travel: accessible Portugal and Lisbon

Back in July, we heard from sisters Daniela and Rita, founders of Portugal 4all Senses, as they rounded up the top 10 accessible attractions in Lisbon. Our very own Martyn Sibley recently visited Lisbon

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Disability and travel: why Berlin and Hamburg are definitely worth visiting

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

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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: 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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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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