• 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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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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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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