Visiting Small Towns and Villages

It’s increasingly easy to find advice about getting around major cities as a disabled person, and most big cities are working hard to make public spaces more accessible to disabled people, but what if you don’t want to go to a city – what if you’re looking forward to getting …

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Driving Issues for People With Pain and Fatigue

If you have a disability or health issue that causes you to suffer from pain or fatigue, your doctor may express concern about you driving. It is important to take this seriously as problems with your driving could place other people at risk as well as you. That said, most …

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Underground Train Systems and Disability Access

When you’re travelling to major cities, whether for work or for pleasure, one of the first things you’ll need to work out is how you’re going to get around. Travel guides often don’t provide adequate information for disabled people, but this guide to underground train systems in the UK can …

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Disabled Travel to Remote Parts of Britain

If you like exploring remote regions and wild places, you don’t have to go abroad for a journey full of fun and adventure. Having a disability means you’ll need to plan your trip more carefully and you may need to invest in special equipment, but it doesn’t mean you have …

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Camping as a Disabled Person

Are you a fan of camping, or have you always wanted to give it a try? It’s a great way to reduce the cost of your holidays and can be a fantastic experience in itself, getting you closer to the natural world. It does, however, mean that you will need …

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Learning to Drive When Disabled

If you have a disability that interferes with your movement or depletes your strength, driving can make day to day life much easier, but learning to drive can be a big challenge. Many private instructors don’t have a good understanding of disability issues and you may have difficulty using a …

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OCD and Holiday Accommodation

Finding the right accommodation for an enjoyable holiday can be a difficult task for anyone, but if you have obsessive compulsive disorder, the chances are you’ll find it even harder. Worrying about making the right choice can even make your OCD worse in the run-up to your break, so that …

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Coping With Eating Disorders When Travelling

Dealing with an eating disorder can require a lot of organisation. You may need to keep to a strict schedule of mealtimes or you may need to make sure that favourite foods are always on hand for the times when you can manage them. You may also have to cope …

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Anxiety Disorders and Public Transport

Getting out and about when you have an anxiety disorder can be very difficult, often as direct result of problems with public transport. This is compounded by the fact that other people will generally be unaware of your problem and may not be very sympathetic. What can you do to …

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Air Travel for People With Tourette’s Syndrome

In a security-conscious age, air travel can be stressful for anybody. If you experience behaviours under stress that might draw the wrong kind of attention to you, it can be a nightmare. This makes some people with Tourette’s syndrome feel that they cannot safely fly. In fact, most of the …

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