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Interview with Jocelyn, founder of accesstrip.org

Jocelyn, in a wheelchair since a serious accident in 2001, is at the founder of accesstrip.org. He calls himself a “globeroller” and wants to create an online tool that would help people with reduced mobility with their travels. The main purpose of the website is to share travel information all around the world and facilitate the exchange …

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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 …

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Cambodia with a wheelchair – a résumé

Cambodia: Same, same but different We travelled in this beautiful country, which lies between Thailand and Vietnam, over a five-week period. Before our visit, I was very concerned that Cambodia might pose a great challenge for me as a wheelchair user. However, the journeys between Phnom Penh, Siem Reap, Battambang, Kratje and Ratanakiri were no …

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Malaysia with a wheelchair – a résumé

How wheelchair accessible is Malaysia? Malaysia, truly Asia, is definitely worth a visit, also or especially if you are in a wheelchair. The below report solely results of our experiences travelling in Malaysia in 2009 (Kuala Lumpur – Kota Kinabalu – Sabah – Danum Valley – Sipadan Island) and again in 2013 (Kota Kinabalu – …

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International Wheelchairday 2014 in Senegal

Wheelchair Traveller funded a public event to commemorate the International Wheelchair Day on the 1st of March 2014 in Dakar, Senegal! This day intends to: Celebrate the positive impact a wheelchair has had in the lives of wheelchair users. To celebrate the great work of the many millions of people who provide wheelchairs, who provide …

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Helicopterflight over Angkor Wat

After two days of visiting the temples around Siem Reap in Cambodia where we experienced quite a few problems to get to all levels in the wheelchair, we choose a different perspective: Via a helicopter we flew over Angkor Wat, Banteay Srei and many others until the water villages in the south of Siem Reap. …

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