Recently Disability Horizons co-editor Martyn Sibley took a trip to the historic Roman Baths in Bath to find out how accessible they really are. Find out how he got on. . . Bath is a city renowned for its ancient Roman heritage, the Romans settled in bath in AD60. The Romans developed the city as […]Read more
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In June 2014 Ivor Ambrose from the European Network for Accessible Tourism (ENAT) kindly invited me to speak in Brussels for a conference on accessible tourism. It was great to meet the living legend in person, and connect with a community of like minded people. Then in early 2015, as Kasia and I were planning […]Read more
As lots of you are probably aware, I love to travel! I’ve been really fortunate to be able to travel to some amazing places such as Japan, Spain, the Austrian mountains, Australia and the USA. And along the way I’ve had some awesome adventures; hot air ballooning in Catalonia, scuba diving in Tenerife travelling from […]Read more
Today is Fathers Day in the UK and so I wanted to write a blog for my dad. With so many nice moments over 31 years, I have written my top 10 memories 1) First football match – When I started to watch football aged 4 I briefly liked the then champions Liverpool and my […]Read more
We left the stunning Dolomite mountains with a cumulative fatigue. Despite the amazing places, people and memories on the trip; driving from Slovenia to the Italian mountains and two day later to Austria was tough. Below you can see the tranquil views we left behind on day 12. After Kasia drove behind the blue team […]Read more
I hope you all enjoyed the video from Ljubljana and Postojna caves (day 8). It was a team collaboration between myself, Stefano Massoli (Italian media guru) and Kasia (a true up and coming photographer). I think it really highlighted how we are travelling ‘Europe Without Barriers’ despite the potential issues while having a great time. […]Read more
When words are not enough, what can one do? I say grab a camera and film it! Therefore, this time I’ll do the update on Day 8 of my “Europe Without Barriers” tour with a video. I’ll talk about the visit to Ljubljana and Postojna caves. There will even be an opportunity to see me […]Read more
One of the ‘problems’ of seeing a LOT of Europe in one go is finding time to blog about it. So here is a quick update from the Europe Without Barriers trip. Of course a bigger summary article will happen afterwards. On Tuesday, 9th June (day 5) we had another accessible minibus ride with the […]Read more
When words are not enough, what can one do? I say grab a camera and film it! Therefore, this time I’ll do the update on Day 3 & 4 of my “Europe Without Barriers” tour with a video. I’ll talk about the visit to Siena and Florence. There will even be an opportunity to see […]Read more
As my regular readers will know, Kasia and I just spent a month in Barcelona. It was part leisure and part work with MIC Sant Jordi & the Catalan Tourist Board for www.accomable.com. On Monday we drove from Barcelona to Cannes. Tuesday from Cannes to Follonica. This trip is my first time in Italy. As […]Read more