• An island adventure – The Solomon Islands

    About my handicap I travel in a foldable active wheelchair, which I cannot manoeuvre myself. At night, I need an electronic respirator to relieve my lungs. This means that I need access to electricity throughout the night. Furthermore, I need to take several medications daily. Therefore, in the countries that I travel in, it is important that there

  • Handicapped Diving on the Solomon Islands at Gizo

  • 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

  • A Tour with the wheelchair through Cambodia

    by Tobias and Verena Streitferdt Duration: 14 days Suggested route: Siem Riep (4 Tage), Battambang (3 Tage), Phnom Phen (7 Tage), Kratie (1 Tage), Ratanakiri (4 Tage) Tour operator on the ground: Cambodian Travel Partners (but you can also organise it yourself) Cambodia is located between Thailand and Vietnam in South East Asia. A civilwar

  • 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

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Stairs in Cambodia – no problem with a wheelchair

Especially development countries can’t afford the money to make all sights wheelchair accessible. So what? We just hired a guide AND a driver and so had access to nearly every place. Watch this for example: Maybe you also know places on earth that are worth to visit, even if it was hard to get there… …

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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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Cuba for wheelchair travellers – a review

In November 2013, we “wheelchairtravelled” Cuba for one month. It was interesting, that even though we did not meet other wheelchair travellers, we noted that disabled people are – like in Germany – a common site. In Cuba, an organisation called AKLIFIM works for the inclusion and integration of people with mobility disabilities. Due to …

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How would you do a horseride in a wheelchair?

The only way to visit el valle de silencio in Viñales, a town at the east side of Cuba, is by hiking or doing a horseride. So how can you manage the pumpy, muddy paths in a weelchair? Watch and find out!

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Argentina and wheelchairtravel

A full one month in Argentina has allowed us time to experience and reflect on our travels in regards to wheelchair accessibility in this country. Of course, my opinion below is subjective and only results from a limited time travelling within a small region of Argentina (Buenos Aires – Iguazu – Salta). If you have …

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Sidewalks in Buenos Aires – an adventure for wheelchairs

Find below, what fantastic sidewalks we met on our tours through the streets of Buenos Aires and Salta, Argentina:  

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