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Paris cheat sheet: Getting around town

Paris cheat sheet: Getting around town

Paris is not know for its accessibility, but the city has made an effort to improve not only access, but information about accessibility and navigating public transportation. There are now a number of services in place to help ensure your travel around the city is safe and easy, although some advance planning may be required. InfoMobi […]

By September 29, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Ávila, Spain: A World Heritage Site with a heart

Ávila, Spain: A World Heritage Site with a heart

It isn’t easy retrofitting a medieval walled city to an international destination for special needs travelers, but Ávila has surpassed expectations by making almost every historic monument available to all visitors. This includes the intact 2.5 km ancient wall surrounding the city, which is the symbol of this region of Spain. Ávila is more than […]

By April 21, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
A 3 km accessible tour of Mulhouse, France

A 3 km accessible tour of Mulhouse, France

The historic city of Mulhouse in the Alsace region of France, near the German and Swiss border, has created a 3 km city tour in which every institution, museum, store and restaurant is completely accessible for special needs travelers. The city defines accessible as  available to those in a wheelchair, with sight, hearing or cognitive […]

By April 20, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Sun, sand and rosé in Juan les Pins

Sun, sand and rosé in Juan les Pins

One of the pleasures of visiting the Cote d’Azur is passing a leisurely few hours dining with your feet in the sand – or close enough to enjoy it without having to worry about the peskiness that comes along with it. The problem for those who are in a wheelchair or have trouble walking is […]

By April 29, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Adventure

France: Carp fishing in Lake Cassien

France: Carp fishing in Lake Cassien

On a recent visit to Lake Cassien in the Var region of France, I saw a fisherman pull a beautiful 8 pound Carp out of the water. He held it up, took a picture with it and tossed it back into the lake, as is required by the catch and release credo that locals follow. […]

By May 3, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Sailing in San Francisco
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Recent Articles

A glimpse of genius

A glimpse of genius

“Genius is hard work, stick-to-itiveness, and common sense.” —Thomas A. Edison The Edison and Ford Winter Estates in Fort Myers, Florida evoke more of America’s history and unique character than most of the country’s leading tourist attractions. And best of all, the buildings and grounds of this sprawling riverfront attraction are mostly wheelchair accessible. Next […]

By April 27, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
10 accessible attractions in London

10 accessible attractions in London

Here are 10 accessible interesting tourist sights recommended by VisitEngland, the country’s tourist information bureau. 1. Museum of London   Get under the skin of London, from club-wielding Neanderthals to the Carnaby Street fashionistas of the sixties. The museum details the various transformations and tribulations thrown at London over the centuries. Perfectly positioned alongside the old city […]

By April 26, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
The UK’s Top Ten Accessible Attractions

The UK’s Top Ten Accessible Attractions

Carrie-Ann Lightley from Tourism for All UK  wrote an article about the top 10 accessible attractions in the UK. 1.     Eden Project The Eden Project has won awards for its accessibility, and it’s a wonderful, year-round facility that’s packed with things to do and learn.  The project prides itself on providing a great experience […]

By April 26, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

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