I know from experience that finding good affordable travel insurance cover can be difficult and even stressful at times especially if you have a pre-existing medical condition or disability. My daughter & I have both have medical conditions and prior to me working for Free Spirit, I used to dread the thought of trying to … Read more Make sure your medical conditions are fully covered when travelling abroad
For most people booking the annual foreign holiday can be an exciting time. The thought of clear blue skies, sunshine from morning to dusk, warm shallow waves gently lapping at the shore, morning walks along the beach and endless time to take it easy are what holidays are all about. However if you have breast … Read more Can I travel abroad if I have breast cancer?
April 2014 is bowel cancer awareness month and it’s this month when people do all sorts of weird, crazy and wonderful activities for bowel cancer charities like Bowel Cancer UK . Some people may take part in the London marathon held on the 13th April this year or they may invite friends to join in … Read more Bowel Cancer Awareness Month
Spring is finally here and people’s mood rising because the sun has finally emerged from its 6 months hibernation. I think we can now say the 2014 holiday planning season has officially begun. I like most people look forward to this time of year so we can start to plan our next adventure abroad and … Read more Benefits of travel insurance for a summer holiday
Holidays should be a chance to get away, unwind and relax however for some people it can be stressful and tiring, especially at the thought of leaving the comfort of their bed and those ‘special’ pillows some of us have. For most people a good night’s sleep is what helps them get through the day, … Read more Don’t let the lack of sleep ruin your holiday
Rare Disease Day is an annual event, generally held on the last day of February and is supported right around the world. The purpose of the day is to draw awareness to rare conditions that require more attention and are overlooked more easily. What is a rare disease? A rare disease is defined as one … Read more Rare Disease Day 2014
All across the nation, chip lovers will be celebrating this week by eating their favourite style of potato chip. Now a days they come in a variety of styles like straight cut, crinkle cut, southern fried and curly styles and I’m sure the list could go on. However I think the majority of the British … Read more What is your favourite chippy tea?
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 more A 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 more Why 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 more Overcoming barriers – travelling with a disability