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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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Top 5 accessible cities for wheelchair users

With the sunny weather and summer well and truly on its way, it’s time to start planning your holiday. So to help you prepare, we’ve asked Susie, who runs wheelchair

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Disability and travel: 10 reasons to visit Glasgow

Glasgow is Scotland’s largest city and is a fantastic place for anyone with mobility requirements to visit. It’s easily accessible, has a vibrant nightlife and an expansive shopping district, stunning architecture

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Top 10 tips for accessible travel

Carrie-Ann Lightley from Tourism for All knows a thing or two about accessible travel, much of it because she’s learnt the hard way. Here, with years of travel experience, she brings us

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Flying solo: my first experience of travelling alone as a disabled passenger

Blogger Tracey Ebbs recently discovered that navigating through an airport with Multiple Sclerosis, on her own, comes with a fair few challenges, especially when things don’t go according to plan…