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Royal Yacht Britannia Accessible Visit

About a month ago I got invited to visit the Royal Yacht Britannia in Edinburgh to test out their wheelchair accessibility and write a Euan’s Guide review. I had never been to the Royal Yacht Britannia before so, I didn’t know what to expect. However, I had an extremely surprising time. Britannia was launched in…

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Sleeperz Dundee Hotel Accessibility Review

With the V&A Dundee opening in September 2018 all eyeswere definitely on my hometown which is apparently referred as the sunniestcity in Scotland. Many businesses have made their mark on Dundee, especiallynumerous accommodations for all guests, including the Sleeperz Hotel. Thishotel has been a great welcome to the city centre of Dundee. Its stylish modernlook…

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Shopping For A New Car

For those of you that don’t know I get chauffeured around all day by my brilliant family, friends and helpers in my wheelchair accessible vehicle (WAV). I did have the opportunity to learn to drive when I was 16 however, it was quite expensive. I would have had to get a car adapted before I…

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My Stay At Clober Farm In Glasgow

Last week I attended the Independent Living Scotland exhibition at the SEC, Glasgow. I used to go with my parents when I was younger, but for the last couple of years I have been going to help Euan’s Guide on their stall to spread more awareness of the great work they do. There are many…

Outside of the V&A Dundee

First Visit to V&A Dundee

On Saturday 15th September the day finally arrived for the highly anticipated V&A Dundee to open its doors for the first 10,000 visitors to see some of Scotland’s top artefacts in design and culture. I felt honoured and privileged to get a sneak peek not only once but twice. My first visit was with some…

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No Train For Me

I know the title to this blog post is a big spoiler, but please bear with me. On the weekend of 16th June, my friend and I decided to take a trip through to Aberdeen for a bit of shopping in Union Square. I really like to visit Union Square and travel by train because…

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Euan’s Guide Dundee Day Out

Even though I’ve lived in Dundee my whole life I seem to still be finding places I didn’t know existed, especially last week. As you guys know I am the Dundee Ambassador for the Euan’s Guide and last week some of the team as well as some of my fellow ambassadors came to visit me…

Staying At The Crowne Plaza, Glasgow

Some of you may have read my post last year around Christmas time about my struggle of staying in a hotel in Edinburgh and having to hire equipment that didn’t work. Well it might not be Edinburgh, but I have finally found a hotel in Glasgow that takes away all that stress. Last month I…

Travel Life part 3

This is a blog post that I was hoping to write at the start of the year but other things came up and I had other things to write about. Anyway, this week I have had major holiday blues and I have been thinking about last year. The sun, the sea, the different cities, the…

Disney Me

Travel Life part 2

A few months ago, I wrote a short post Travel Life part 1 about the accessibility of Holiday Inn’s rooms and the great service I always receive when I use the train. I said I would write a follow up post on other countries I have visited especially last year as I went on a…