• Destinations for All Summit (1st to the 2nd October in Brussels)

    Overall messages “Rarely have so many tourism professionals from all parts of the world contributed to a single, global conversation,” said Isabelle Ducharme (Co-president of the Summit). Accessible tourism is significant in numbers and in the discussion. Brilliant to connect to people that so far, we met online! Travel network well received and increased from

  • 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.

  • Handicapped Diving on the Solomon Islands at Gizo

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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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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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