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Flying in a plane with Aerobility and Airbnb

Thanks to Airbnb I was lucky enough to be invited to go and fly a plane with Aerobility and be part of a short film for Airbnb to promote something exciting they have in the pipeline (not allowed to reveal what it is yet but stay tuned!) I was aware of opportunities to fly a small plane, […]

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Adventure
Lifestyle

Feeling the need for speed in Bangor, North Wales

Sometime last year I saw my friend Pete at Heron Lake who had just returned from doing a bungee jump nearby that morning. Pete is a daredevil, travel-mad adventurer, and a Paraplegic like me. We were both chatting about stuff that we wanted to do, both around the world, as well as in this country of ours. […]

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Travel

Top 10 Travel Decor Ideas

Everybody has a theme when decorating their house or favorite space. If you walk through either of our houses, you will quickly see we both have chosen the ‘travel’ theme. If you are as obsessed with travel and collecting photographs and unique pieces as we are, your house probably looks the same. We are always […]

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Lifestyle

6 tips for studying with a disability

If you have a disability and you’re interested in going on to study further education then have a look at the tips we’ve come up with. This isn’t just for wheelchair users – my good friend who’s a deafblind medical student was kind enough to give me her tips too. 1. Visit prospective universities well […]

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top 5 things to do in winter park, co
Travel

Top 5 Things to do in Winter Park, CO

Are you searching for the best place to go for your next winter vacation that is suitable for people with disabilities? If so, Winter Park, Colorado is where you want to book your next trip. Growing up an avid skier and cold weather lover, I can honestly say this is one of my most favorite […]

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Travel

The Prague Diaries: Blog Notes

Cobbles in Prague Most of the pavements in Prague have small, mosaic style cobbles which don’t cause too many problems for a wheelchair user. At the start I even said ‘I don’t know what everyone was talking about!’ Then I encountered the road down from Prague Castle. It was a steep hill and mostly the […]

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Adventure
Sports

Six reasons to try adaptive waterskiing and wakeboarding

When the sun is shining in the UK there’s nowhere I’d rather be than waterskiing or wakeboarding on Heron Lake near Staines. While I should probably be blogging, editing videos, or getting my life admin done in some other way. Both waterskiing and wakeboarding give me so much enjoyment, I just can’t get enough. I […]

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Travel

Traveling by Plane in a Wheelchair

Traveling can bring out all kinds of anxiety and things to stress about, let alone traveling with a disability or in a wheelchair. Unfortunately there aren’t that many resources out there to give you clear picture of what to expect when traveling by plane in a wheelchair. There is always lots of planning that needs […]

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red rocks amphitheatre top view at dusk
Travel

Access the Amphitheatre : Red Rocks

Red Rocks Amphitheatre is one of the most beautiful open-air concert venues in the world. Are you a concert goer? What is the best venue you have been to and how was the accessibility? Sophie and I have been to several over the years and Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Colorodo is by far my favorite. […]

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Adventure

Snowmobiling in the Rocky Mountains

For our first official Our Adaptive World adventure we decided to make the most of this amazing place and go on a snowmobiling tour and check out the Continental Divide. Accessibility of Snowmobiling Grand Adventures are awesome in that they didn’t bat an eyelid when we told them we were both wheelchair users wanting to […]

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