Last month I visited Barcelona for the very first time. Although I knew I was going to love it, I didn’t expect to fall completely in love with the city as much as I did. Worthy of its title as one of the best European cities as well as being one of the most wheelchair accessible. [Read more…] about An Accessible City Guide To Barcelona
It’s my three year BLOGIVERSARY today. Woohoo! I honestly can’t believe it’s been three years since I published my first post on Simply Emma. Time really does fly by so fast. It doesn’t even seem that long ago I was celebrating my 1st and 2nd blogiversaries. [Read more…] about THREE YEAR BLOGIVERSARY!
Barcelona was a destination that sat anxiously on my travel bucket list for such a long time. Every year it would creep further up the list until it couldn’t go any further. So I was delighted when Turisme de Barcelona invited me on a press trip to explore the accessibility of the city. I knew we were in for a memorable trip after hearing so many [Read more…] about MICs Sant Jordi: The Most Accessible and Stylish Apartment in Barcelona
There’s nothing quite like the feeling of setting off on an adventure to somewhere new. Whether that be via trains, planes and automobiles (favourite movie plug). I just love visiting new places, making special memories and really taking in what the destination has to offer. [Read more…] about 6 Cities I Really Need To Visit Again
Just a short drive from Scotland’s new Queensferry Crossing and nestled amongst the woodland within the grounds of Dundas Castle, you will find the luxury glamping site of Glampotel Dundas Castle. This rural spot makes for the most tranquil and romantic getaway with nothing [Read more…] about Glampotel Dundas Castle: Is Glamping really wheelchair accessible?
Today we have a guest blog from Tim’s Trims who are a premier auto, truck, and van restyler in Rochester and Western New York, selling and customising vehicles, as well as modifying them for people with disabilities. [Read more…] about Guest Post: The Technology Changing Disability Travel
Packing a suitcase and taking a short city break has become something we really enjoy doing. So when we found out our favourite band, Kings of Leon would be headlining at BST Hyde Park we literally jumped at the chance to book up for a London city break. This was my first proper visit to London and first time attending a music festival. A perfect way to combine the two. [Read more…] about London Photo Diary
During our recent trip to London to meet up with a friend and attend BST Hyde Park festival, we were able to stay at Travelodge Waterloo London for two nights. I’ve stayed at other Travelodge properties around the UK before, but I was interested to see how this one in the heart of Waterloo would be for wheelchair accessibility. [Read more…] about Travelodge Waterloo London | Hotel Review
I’ve always loved exploring the outdoors. Even as a young girl I would often go hill-walking with my family and loved running about playing outside with friends. As my condition progressed I eventually had to stop doing these things not because I didn’t enjoy them anymore, but because I could no longer physically do them. Gradually having to rely on my wheelchair more and more. [Read more…] about Explore The Beautiful Countryside With The All-Terrain Wheelchair
Last month we travelled to London to see the mighty Kings of Leon at BST Hyde Park festival as well as doing a few tourist things too. We didn’t particularly want to fly or drive so we looked into going by train instead. I had never experienced a train journey longer than 40 minutes so I was interested to see what it would be like travelling [Read more…] about Is travelling First Class on Virgin Trains Wheelchair Accessible