• Susie Twydell shares with us her passion for travelling the world

    Susie Twydell, resident in London, UK has been passionate about travelling way before she was bound to a wheelchair by Multiple Sklerosis in 2012. However, she was shocked by the lack of information available for people with disability in regards to travel. That is why she founded Wheelchair World – a non-for profit website that

  • Interview with Martin Heng, Lonely Planet’s Accessible Travel Manager

    Martin Heng shares with wheelchairtraveller.org his passion for visiting countries and regions off the beaten track. Resident in Melbourne, Australia and working for the iconic guidebook publisher Lonely Planet Martin always has been lobbying for services for people with disabilities. He has founded a Blog and a Pinterest account in 2013 to raise awareness on the

  • Be the movement!

    We are part of the movement! On December 3 we want to mark places on Wheelmap.org to make the world more accessible. Join us and ‪#‎MapMyDay‬! www.mapmyday.org

  • A tour around Bali 2015

    by Tobias and Verena Streitferdt Duration: 21 Days Suggested route: Sanur (4days), Ubud (3 days), Lovina/Tulamben (7 days), Nusa Lembongan (5 days), Canggu (2 days) Tour operator on the ground: Bali Access Travel  (but you can also organise it yourself) The small island of Bali, which is a province of Indonesia, charms with its slower

  • The northern circuit of Cuba

    1 February 2015 My sister (pedestrian) and I (wheelchairtraveller) made this trip in November 2013. I use an active wheelchair, which you can fold. Also I use a breathing support at night, so I need electricity provision throughout the whole night. This journey was so amazing and much less stress as I had feared. This

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Susie Twydell shares with us her passion for travelling the world

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Susie Twydell, resident in London, UK has been passionate about travelling way before she was bound to a wheelchair by Multiple Sklerosis in 2012. However, she was shocked by the lack of information available for people with disability in regards to travel. That is why she founded Wheelchair World – a non-for profit website that …

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Interview with Martin Heng, Lonely Planet’s Accessible Travel Manager

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Martin Heng shares with wheelchairtraveller.org his passion for visiting countries and regions off the beaten track. Resident in Melbourne, Australia and working for the iconic guidebook publisher Lonely Planet Martin always has been lobbying for services for people with disabilities. He has founded a Blog and a Pinterest account in 2013 to raise awareness on the …

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Verena’s third half marathon – the results!

The event: My third half marathon! Running with 5355 fellow nutscases at 4 am in the morning through an empty Bangkok was an experience I do not want to miss! Getting there was already a challenge. It all seemed a bit unreal… Saturday evening I tried to be in bed by 9 pm to at …

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Run – last week before the race

Donate here for Verena’s challenge Dear Wheelchairtraveller fans and members, Please see below some highlights of the last month’s running training… Hope you enjoy them and please think of me this coming Sunday, 16th of November, when I run the Standard Chartered Bangkok Half marathon, starting at 4am in the morning. If you find that …

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Run – Week 1 training: 3 x 7 km, one speed training and 12 km run

Donate here for Verena’s challenge What a running week….. whilst travelling it is always a  bit of a challenge to keep up your training…..so my trip to Jakarta this week, even though it was FANTASTIC to be back, also saw some challenges to get my running done…. The week started off with a great run …

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Run for Wheelchairtraveller.org

Donate here for Verena’s challenge 10.000 Euro to relaunch our website! A stark number for a small NGO like wheelchairtraveller.org. However, since we are back from our around the world trip, endless discussion resulted in the fact that we have to make our website more user friendly, so that more people will be inclined to …

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