Coeliac disease and travelling I didn’t grow up going on beach holiays or chilling out holidays, my family holidays involved being on the go, experiencing local culture, eating in local restaurants and cooking bbqs with produce from local markets. I can’t remember a time when I, or my family wasn’t planning our next adventure. Until […]Read more "How to Travel the World Gluten Free – The Sightseeing Coeliac"
Why Hong Kong? After loads of discussions with Paul and my friends, Louise and Hugh about going on holiday in March, we eventually picked Hong Kong for a random week away. We thought we could do some sightseeing, visit the large Vegas like casinos in Macau, go to Disney and we love being in Asia. […]Read more "Gluten Free in Hong Kong – The Sightseeing Coeliac"
Why New York? New York, New Yorrrrrkkk!! Having changed my role at work this year, it was the first year that I have ever been able to take annual leave in December without any hassle, and as a result I immediately booked a four night trip to New York for all things Christmas! I love […]Read more "Gluten Free in New York – The Sightseeing Coeliac"
Why Manchester? Manchester was the weekend destination for my friend, Louise’s birthday, and located 90 minutes away on a direct train from Milton Keynes it was surprisingly quick and easy to reach. Isn’t the train a dream when it all runs smoothly?! The Hotel – Mercure Piccadilly We stayed at the Mercure Piccadilly as it […]Read more "Gluten Free in Manchester – The Sightseeing Coeliac"
Why Santiago? I have always dreamt about going to Chile and Patagonia, I have no idea why Santiago was at the top of my bucket list but when I had a sabbatical at the beginning of the year I knew Santiago had to be included and we made it the first stop on our five […]Read more "Gluten Free in Santiago – The Sightseeing Coeliac"
Why Montevideo? On our five week trip to South America we headed to Chile and Argentina before heading to Rio for Carnival. Uruguay often gets over looked on South American itineraries in favour of Argentina and Brazil it seems, and we were guilty of that too. We only headed there for two nights as it […]Read more "Gluten Free in Montevideo – The Sightseeing Coeliac"
Why Seattle? Paul and I booked a cruise to Alaska for a week. We decided to turn the trip into a two week holiday and added on Seattle and Portland before flying to Anchorage. Seattle as the home of Grey’s Anatomy, Twilight and Fifty Shades of Grey has been somewhere I had been seeing more […]Read more "Gluten Free in Seattle – The Sightseeing Coeliac"
Why Dublin? I recently visited Dublin for three nights as a long weekend catch up with friends (one of who is vegetarian to add to the dietary requirements!) We would normally head to Spain or Portugal but as we were catching up in August we decided to avoid the school kids and headed to Dublin […]Read more "Gluten Free in Dublin – The Sightseeing Coeliac"
Why Rome? I first visited Rome with my dad and brother many years ago, a trip that was pre-Coeliac diagnosis and filled with pizza, pasta and all things gluteney. That and overwhelming heat as we visited in the summer! This trip was to be four nights with Paul who had not visited the city and […]Read more "Gluten Free in Rome – The Sightseeing Coeliac"
Listening to some colleagues discuss where they were going to go for some dinner was interesting to me as a coeliac. All my dinner reservations and choices nowadays revolve around my friends and family asking me where I want to go, where is good for gluten free. This is not how ‘normal people’ decide where […]Read more "Gluten Free Guide to London by Cuisine -The Sightseeing Coeliac"