I recently travelled to New York with my husband & daughter where we enjoyed a fabulous week’s stay filled with adventure and excitement. New York at Christmas is a magical city filled with the sights and sounds of warm hearted people enjoying the holiday season, breath taking buildings, roof top panoramic views and great eateries … Read moreA trip to New York doesn’t have to cost a fortune!
As a mature traveller, you’ve probably experienced holidays and trips unimaginable to the youth of today. Trekking through the rainforests of the Amazon, climbing mountains in the Alps or backpacking across Asia…the younger ‘you’ was not daunted by travelling far and wide to experience something new. A few years on, you’re still that same thrill … Read moreWhy age shouldn’t stop you travelling
Going on a spontaneous, last-minute holiday abroad sounds like the perfect excursion but it may be more difficult if you have a disability. Some countries take better care of travellers with a disability than others and it is important you conduct some research into which airports and destinations are more accessible than others. Here’s a … Read moreOvercoming barriers – travelling with a disability
Parenting is a challenge in itself, but when your child has a severe disability things can be a lot more difficult. In the UK one in every 400 children are born with Cerebral Palsy – it is a disorder which affects muscle control and movement which is usually caused as a result of an injury … Read moreTips for coping with Cerebral Palsy
As the festive season approaches, there are various different events taking place around the world to celebrate. One of the more popular traditions is the Christmas market, with several of these happening across the UK and in various other parts of the world. So what should you expect from the markets this year? UK If … Read moreVisiting the Christmas markets
It’s important to have the right travel insurance in place when you have a medical condition, but what are the key things you should consider? Your medical history The number one rule is to make sure you declare all your medical conditions, whether you think they are relevant or not. Most travel insurance specialists have … Read moreThings to consider when getting specialist travel insurance for medical conditions
Many people travel abroad every year, with thousands of people getting on aeroplanes every day. Because they are so frequently used, there are not only stringent safety regulations, but also fierce competition between different airlines to be the very best out there. So which ones are a cut above and offer outstanding service, cater to … Read moreThe very best airlines in the world
Pancreatic cancer affects around 8,000 people every year and is commonly found in older people over 60. Even though it is the ninth most common cancer in the UK, there are still a lot of people who aren’t aware of its existence, the dangers it poses or the symptoms to look out for. November is … Read morePancreatic cancer – raising awareness
Before planning a trip you probably always have that thought in the back of your mind: “What kind of travel insurance do I need for this trip – and how much will it cost me?” If there were such a thing as a simple answer to this question, then we’d all have the same kinds … Read moreBalancing the cost of medical travel insurance with the cover provided
Dementia does not form part of the natural growing old process as it is caused by diseases of the brain and the most common being Alzheimer’s. I think most people would believe that dementia is an older person’s illness, when in fact younger people in their 40’s and 50’s can also be affected. According to … Read moreCould My Memory Loss be Dementia?