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The dance floor and I will not be meeting on New Year’s Eve

All right then. Christmas is over. You have had your fill of turkey for the year and then some, and it is time to get yourself ready for the next big event of the holiday calendar, New Year’s Eve. For us visually impaired folk, venturing out on New Year's Eve can only be described as being akin to Dante's Inferno.

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VIP Indeed – when Visually Impaired and Very Important are one and the same

When we decided to go to Sharm El Sheikh for our summer holiday, we truly had no idea what was in store for us. As Martin is 10 and an only child, when we heard that the newly built Sunrise Tirana hotel had an Aqua Park with 15 slides inside the resort, that was that. But being the anally retentive sort that I am, I wanted to ensure that our room had easy access to all amenities and to find out if we could reserve 3 sun loungers immediately adjacent to the main pool for the duration of our stay, as this would make a huge difference to our holiday. As there is nothing even remotely akin to the DDA in Egypt, I thought it was worth a punt and was delighted when the hotel assured us that all was in hand.

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Summer holiday planning in a thousand easy steps

With summer fully upon us, the prospect of upping sticks and going on a summer holiday is both exciting and a little daunting. Don’t get me wrong, I love to travel and think it is vital to have a change of scene and a break from work, but going on holiday for family Wassmer is something that needs to be executed with military precision.

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