Good morning, everybody!
As I put the finishing touches on my Argentina access guide for next week, I just wanted to share an article from Time Magazine that means more good news for paraplegic travelers. Not so long ago, I posted about the ReWalk, a backpack-style hookup and prosthetic attachment that restores the ability to walk to some patients with lower body paralysis.
Now, there were some caveats about the ReWalk: at the time of that post, it was approved for institutional use only, and it was very, very expensive. Despite my hopes, I’ve not yet heard of any facility making a ReWalk available for travel purposes.
But then I found out about this … [more]
Howdy, all! As you know, every once in a while Disabled Travelers gets inspired by something from everyday life. Some of our best access guides have been kicked off by a news item, a viewer request, or even a picture. This time, it’s all of the above. I’d like to take a moment to point out a story that recently appeared on CNBC, and in the doing, we’ll talk about what’s next for Disabled Travelers over the coming weeks. Sound good? Join me for a quick tour of the “Best Places to Retire,” won’t you? [more]
Welcome back to Disabled Travelers!
As promised, today’s visit will continue our brand new series for visually impaired travelers and their travel companions.
There are plenty of resources out there for travelers who have low or no vision; we got a good start last time around.
Now we’ll introduce tour operators, blogs, service providers and more who are all ready and waiting to help you make your next vacation a memorable one. [more]
Howdy, all! Today marks another milestone in Disabled Travelers history, as it’s our first-ever blind travel edition. Since I first started writing around here, the Disabled Travelers blog has become one of the top results for “deaf travel,” and I’ve gotten lots of wonderful letters from folks from every walk of life – so I hope that I’ll be able to help out just as much with our friends out there who have visual impairments. There sure is a lot to cover, so look for a continuation pretty soon! [more]
Welcome one and all to Disabled Travelers, where today we’ll be looking at accessible Spring Break destinations and getaways for wheelchair users and their travel companions.
There’s been an explosion of affordable, accessible rental homes for your vacation needs since Disabled Travelers first came around, and if you’re looking for a week off — like those lucky college students are enjoying right about now — you’ve come to the right place.
Let’s get rolling, folks! [more]