• 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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Buenos Aires – A love hate relationship

Buenos Aires – the ‘Big Apple’ of Latin America – is arguably a bitter-sweet wheelchair tourist experience. As we will describe below, there are many pros and cons for this culturally vibrant and beautiful, but also criminal, busy and not side-walk friendly city. And even the Argentineans themselves seem to be divided on their feelings …

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How to survive a rush hour in Buenos Aires with a wheelchair

Here you can see our experiences in the rush hour of Buenos Aires with a wheelchair: The video mas made here: Please send us your comments!

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Tobias is introducing the project wheelchairtraveller.org

Here is Tobias presenting the idea behind www.wheelchairtraveller.org in a short movie. If you have any questions or comments, please post them on the bottom of this website.

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Wheelchair Travellers on the road!

News from Tobias (Wheelchair user) and Verena Streiferdt (pedestrian)! Our promotional tour for our project www.wheelchairtraveller.org has started. The aim of this trip will be to demonstrate via on-the-ground reports, blog entries and youtube videos how accessible travelling in developing and emerging economies can be. We also want to raise awareness among hotel and restaurant …

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