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Accessible Sydney
By Bruce Mumford

Accessible Sydney As an accessible tourism consultant  - and someone with Multiple Sclerosis – I know that when you’re disabled it’s a lot easier and cheaper to stay at home. However a family trip overseas made me realise that we were making memories that our boys would cherish for life. These days accessibility is a priority, not just for the disabled, but also for the elderly, families with strollers and other people with mobility issues  - and attractions and accommodation operators are moving to make their businesses available to everyone, not just the able-bodied. Sydney stacks up very well against other cities around the world for accessibility, and that no longer means expensive. Here are a few tips on travelling around Sydney when you are disabl... Read more

Review - Absolute Darling Harbour
By Penny Parsons

50 Murray Street Darling Harbour Sydney This is a luxury two bedroom apartment located in the Grand Mercure building at Darling Harbour, and enjoys all the resort facilities of the property – such as pool,  sauna, spa and gym.  The location is fabulous – right on Darling Harbour and the perfect base for exploring Sydney. Overall rating?    Outstanding What makes Absolute Darling Harbour different? This is fully self-contained luxury with modern furniture, quality linen, gorgeous bathroom products and all the features you would expect from a hotel … and then some!  With so many attractions within walking distance, you can leave your car in the secure underground car park and wander through Darling Harbour and into the city. Acco... Read more

Top Five Accessible Travel Destinations
By Bruce Mumford

When you’re disabled it’s a lot easier - and cheaper - to stay at home. But after our family came home from a trip away, I realised the memories would be there with our boys for the rest of their lives.  It’s certainly not easy (when you’re disabled what is?) but it is worth it. My favourite Australian  destinations are: 1. Darling Harbour, Sydney I never visited Darling Harbour when growing up in Sydney.  But our family came up here and stayed 3 nights last year and had a wonderful time!  It was great being a tourist in what was once my own backyard.  After seeing a fair bit of overseas, I still think Sydney stacks up pretty well. The terrific thing about Darling Harbour is that it’s so much like Tasmania; a lot to do in such a sm... Read more

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