• Villa Sunset View in Canggu, Bali, Indonesia

    The new luxury is universal design! Villa Sunset View is situated  in the north of Canggu 18 km from Ngurah Rai International Airport (about 1 hour by car). From the large terrace you can look into the lush green of the rice fields. All four rooms are wheelchair accessible. More than that: the entire living

  • Interview with Nalutporn Krairiksh, a Thai activist for accessibility

    Nalutporn Krairiksh  shares with Wheelchairtraveller.org her passion for wheelchair access in Bangkok, Thailand. Nalutporn Krairiksh, is 28 years old. A human rights activist and journalist at the Prachatai daily web newspaper which is an independent non for profit web based newspaper in Bangkok. She focuses on topics related to disability in her home country Thailand.

  • Sorido Bay Resort on Kri Island in Raja Ampat, Papua

    Raja Ampat is the place for nature lovers to go diving, kayaking or sailing. I did a diving license a few years ago especially for disabled divers with my sister and since love to go on dive adventures with her. Raja Ampat because of its species diversity and rich coral reefs has been a big

  • 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

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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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Consultancy for hotels and tour operators

Here you can see how we support hotels and tour operators to make their accommodation and services wheelchair accessible. Where we saw the need for action during our trip we offered free, oral and written advice. We created a so-called Accessibility Report, in which we evaluated the locations with a short checklist and then made …

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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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