battlefields are one of the less visible aspects of our country’s history.
There is usually little to see in terms of the actual battle that took place
there – perhaps just some earthworks, a monument, or the remains of a defensive
magic of visiting a battlefield doesn’t always lie in what you can see. More
often it is about the sense of history, and the memory of the dramatic,
terrible events that took place there. These sites have their very own
atmosphere – they are often remote, dramatic places that are unlike any other
kind of historic site.
few places outside Italy that are more synonymous with coffee culture than
Seattle. After all, it is the birthplace of one the world’s most popular and
ubiquitous chains – Starbucks – that has brought coffee to the masses.
is so much more to Seattle’s coffee scene than just Starbucks. There are also
plenty of interesting independent coffee shops too. And the great news is that
most of the city’s best coffee shops are also fully accessible.
that in mind, here is Quingo Scooters’ guide to five of the Emerald City’s very
best accessible coffee shops.
has a wonderful variety of birds, and diverse range of habitats to explore.
From remote wetlands and seabird colonies to lakes and forests, there is so
much for bird lovers to enjoy across Britain.
you’re not the biggest twitcher in the world, these are still wonderful places
to discover – peaceful getaways that give you a chance to reconnect with
nature. There are also plenty of places to see birds that are accessible to all,
pick out just a few, for Quingo Scooters’ guide to the best accessible getaways
for UK birdwatchers.
think that, by their very nature, castles aren’t the most accessible of sites
to visit. After all, their entire reason for existing is to be inaccessible and
difficult to get around!
surprisingly, many of the UK’s very best castles are relatively easy to explore,
and the teams who run them have made a lot of effort to make these ancient
buildings open to all. Many also have wonderful grounds and gardens to enjoy.
that in mind, here is Quingo Scooters’ guide to the UK’s best and most accessible
If you’re looking for a great American city break, then Chicago
well and truly has it all. It’s got a rich and fascinating history (think Al
Capone and the Prohibition era), plus world-class museums and galleries.
Foodies love it too – it’s famous for its many farmers markets and
the quality of its restaurants (23 of them have Michelin stars!). But there are
also a few surprises too: who knew that it also has 15 beaches where you can
That last one is strictly for the summer however – in the winter
Chicago gets bitterly cold, and we’d recommend visiting in the warmer months
from May to late September.