• Munich – An Accessible City

    by  • November 30, 2017

    Most of the centre of Munich is well suited to the needs of disabled people   Following on from my recent blog on Accessible Lisbon, I also visited Munich earlier this year and thought it would be worth mentioning a few of my experiences.  As a wheelchair user, my views  of cities can be...

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    Accessible Lisbon

    by  • November 23, 2017

    In my experience, Lisbon is one of the easiest European cities to explore if you’re in a wheelchair   I am disabled and use a wheelchair (pushed by my kind husband) to get around outside.  This year I have been fortunate enough to visit a few European cities but two in particular stand out...

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    Tales from Tallinn – a fairy tale city

    by  • November 20, 2017

    Tallinn is the perfect destination for an October half term break. When the beach resorts of the med no longer guarantee the heat for swimming and beach fun, we embraced the cold weather and had lots of adventures exploring this beautiful city. Only four kilometres from the airport, it was a quick taxi ride...

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    Venice Island Finally Bans Giant Cruise Ships from its Canals

    by  • November 16, 2017

    Smaller cruise ships will still be able to sail close to Venice’s main sights It has been common knowledge for many years that the Venetian authorities were considering banning giant cruise ships from the Giudecca Canal as they sail close to the heart of the city on their way to and from the international...

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    Bordeaux is Well Worth a Visit at any Time of Year

    by  • November 11, 2017

    There’s plenty to see during a few hours or days in Bordeaux   I had the good fortune to spend a few hours in the centre of Bordeaux last week, and I was reminded that it is, above all, a charming and elegant city.  It was November and the weather was cold but dry. ...

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    An Autumn City Break in Madrid

    by  • November 7, 2017

    Are you feeling that chill in the air? Just because it’s no longer sunny outside doesn’t mean you should put aside the holidays for another year. Madrid is a great choice all year round. Now the summer is over, it’s time for a different type of holiday. Autumn is great for travelling since it’s...

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    The best shots from Paris

    by  • October 31, 2017

    Paris is one of the most photographed cities in the world, so you want to have the best chance at talking photos that can really wow. If you’re only in Paris for a short time, how do you hunt out all the best photography locations? You need a guide, a plan and a map...

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    Paris Annual Photo Fair 2017

    by  • October 30, 2017

    Paris’ Annual photo fair is approaching and there’s just enough time to buy tickets, it takes place on the 9-12th November at the Grand Palais. Paris Photo is a huge grandiose Art Fair showcasing hundreds of photographers from around the world. You’ll see modern art like Gregory Crewdson and one of my favourites Darren...

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    Family fun in Lisbon

    by  • October 30, 2017

    Lisbon is the perfect choice for a family city break. On arrival in Lisbon airport we made our way to the city centre by metro. A clean, cheap and efficient system which we used throughout our stay and the novelty never wore off for the children. Travelling in April, we were spoilt with beautiful...

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    Visit Cordoba and Seville to see incredible Moorish architecture

    by  • October 21, 2017

    Cordoba’s stunning Mezquita is one of the world’s great Islamic buildings. I paid a short visit to the Andalusian city of Cordoba a couple of years ago and ever since I’ve been recommending the city to anyone who will listen as being a place well worth visiting.  A recent visit to the Cheltenham Literature...

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