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Bonjour from Rouen, France!

Bonjour from Rouen, France!

I’m writing this post from a place called Rouen, in France, on a crazy adventure down to Asturias, in Spain, where I’m living for 10 weeks upon arrival. This article comes following the recent political discussions on social care funding. It also shows how much disabled people can do with the right support, and how […]

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Epic Euro Trip Bloopers and Outtakes

Check out all the mistakes, mishappenings and misgivings on the roadtrip. I encourage you to laugh along

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Final Video of EEDR

Since arriving back from the EEDR I had that much needed shower (after the hotel issues at the end of the trip), had some home cooked food and slept. Following a trip back to London and attending the Stelios Award event, I have been in ‘searching’ mode. I have been mulling over what the trip […]

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EEDR: day 18 – A big thank you and goodbye from Brussels

The final video of the #EEDR comes from outside the European Parliament! Having met the accessible tourism office and The European Disability Forum (covering the 60m disabled people in the EU); I chanced my arm with the big guys! Big thanks to you for crowd funding, following and supporting this project. The report, meetings and […]

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EEDR: Interview with The Accessible Travel Info Point (Brussels)

Through the wonderful Ivor Ambrose at the European Network for Accessible Tourism (ENAT); I was put in touch with the office for accessibility in Flanders (a region of Belgium). Based in Brussels they share in this video interview their great work for accessible tourism in Belgium and beyond.

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EDDR: day 15 – Cobbly Prague streets

As the trip approached 2 weeks long; Filipe and I had our most tired spell in Prague. I did find the cobbles a little bumpy too. Nonetheless we had a great meeting with POV (link) and enjoyed the old town. Checkout the video!

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EEDR: day 14 – Wheelchair access in Auschwitz

On the journey between Krakow and Prague we stopped of in Auschwitz. A very educational stop and something I’ve wanted to do since I was 7 years old, learning about WWII. It wasn’t the most accessible part of the #EEDR though…

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EEDR: day 13 – Night-time update from Krakow

This video was shot around 10pm by Krakow’s famous castle. It was the last night in Poland, before a detour to Prague, via Auschwitz. I share my observations of dropped curbs and restaurant access!

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EEDR: day 12 – Meeting with Foundations Artes and MMS

You may remember that straight after my European Voluntary Service in Spain this year I attended a training course in Turkey. One of the trainers, called Basia, and I stayed in touch. She lives in England but is from near Krakow. Along with her sister, Gosia, they run an organisation (MMS) that works in the […]

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EEDR: day 10 and 11 – Hotel problems in Warsaw

This short and sweet video was filmed yesterday during a quick visit to Warsaw. I had some problems with the hotel booking and a not so accessible shower. Plus I share my views on the city in general. Later on we drove to Krakow. It’s been the first day where my brain hasn’t been a […]

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