There can be absolutely no doubt that the area of Andalucía in the south of Spain is a lovely place to visit on holiday. There are many places to visit, fantastic and varying landscapes plus gorgeous Mediterranean beaches. And all this while enjoying the very best of Europe’s weather. Of course, it is … Continue reading Andalucía: Great scenery, fantastic weather and improving accessibility for those with disabilities
Having spent the last three days concentrating on disabilities and the cuts to benefits planned for the UK, I think today it is time to lighten the mood. A few days ago, having written about Lisa’s and my cruise around Hawaii on NCL’s Pride of America, I wrote a second blog about our enjoying the … Continue reading Cruise holiday finishes in New York City
Some people refuse to go cruising for various reasons but the one fear that seems responsible for the reluctance of many is that of becoming ill in an on-board epidemic of one type or another. And, without a doubt, the most well-known bug that dominates their thinking is the Norovirus – and that is emphasised … Continue reading Norovirus: Sanitisers not as good as soap and water
When I was a first diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, my life didn't change but 14 years later it has - now my mobility is severely affected but my determination to enjoy life hasn't changed. I see no reason to shut myself away and suffer; my need is to get out and live life as well as … Continue reading Before our Hawaii cruise, it was time to enjoy Oahu
There’s something rather special about choosing a December cruise in the northern hemisphere and wearing shorts, t-shirts and sandals – all without feeling cold. Yes, in the northern hemisphere. Yes, in winter. But lovely sunny weather and not at all cold. How can that be? Well, Lisa and I were cruising around the Hawaiian Islands. … Continue reading Sunny and warm outdoors on winter cruise
There are those who are hooked on cruising and others willing to give it a try but, at the other end of the scale, there are those who would not dream of setting foot on a cruise ship even if you paid them. The reasons they give for not giving cruising a chance include fears … Continue reading Love the idea of cruising – or simply hate it?