A thirty-year-old’s guide to Disneyworld and Universal 

Last month I turned 30 in the happiest place on earth: Disneyworld. It was the most perfect birthday, especially as my darling boyfriend (now fiancé!) proposed to me in true fairytale style in front of the Cinderella castle in Magic Kingdom. Our week in Orlando was action packed – we tackled both Universal Studios and UniversalContinue reading “A thirty-year-old’s guide to Disneyworld and Universal “

A day in the life of a guide dog trainer

It’s distressing to consider the thought of losing your sight, vision, or sense of balance – when I’ve got a mild ear or eye infection I’ll moan and groan – but for some people, living with visual and auditory impairments is a part of every day life. Today is World Sight Day, a day that draws attentionContinue reading “A day in the life of a guide dog trainer”

Playing the tourist in Cuba

“You must go before things change” – that’s what everybody says about the Caribbean island of Cuba. At first I was puzzled at this comment, but I understood it better once I landed on Cuban soil…   The few things I knew about Cuba before I went •Cuba has an eventful history. From 1492 to 1898,Continue reading “Playing the tourist in Cuba”