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!
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?
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
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
Being a tourist in your hometown is a great way to see it from a whole new perspective. We are so used to going about our daily routines that we become unaware of what’s actually around us. Always wishing to go on that perfect holiday to escape the daily grind that we forget to notice and appreciate the little things that are right on our doorsteps. [Read more…] about 5 Ways To Be a Tourist in Your Hometown as a Wheelchair User
I recently returned from my annual, week-long family holiday. This year, my parents and I chose to stay in the UK after all the hassle we had last year with flying (find my review of our trip to Salou, Spain here). [Read more…] about Guest Post: A wheelchair accessible holiday cottage in Whitby
London was calling our name when our favourite band, Kings of Leon announced they’d be headlining at BST Hyde Park festival on 6th July. Having never been to London before other than an overnight stay before a trip to Florida when I was nine years old, but we never left the hotel until we headed to the airport. So I was really excited to take my first [Read more…] about Park Plaza County Hall London | Hotel Review