Sleeping and Eating
If you are on a limited budget and feel you can’t leave Paris without tasting duck, Au Petit Sud Ouest is the perfect stop. A few blocks from the Eiffel Tower, the small, family-run restaurant serves two things: duck and foie gras. The restaurant is wheelchair accessible and has an accessible, spacious toilet. Warm and […]
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 […]
The Edison and Ford Estates on the palm tree-lined McGregor Boulevard in Fort Myers, Florida, is just a few blocks from Fort Myers’ historic downtown and many ground-level restaurants that are wheelchair accessible. For those who prefer to stay on or near the grounds, Pinchers Crab Shack at the Marina at Edison Ford is a […]
Many hotels in Europe are in old buildings and accessibility may be limited. Don’t be shy about asking questions. If the person who answers the phone can’t provide answers or doesn’t seem knowledgeable, ask to be transferred to housekeeping or maintenance. They know every inch of the rooms and can advise you on accessibility and […]
A recent survey in New Mobility Magazine asked its readers what handicap accessible features were the most important to them during their hotel stay. The top three most important: Comfortably using the bathroom Using a roll-in shower Having a bed that is the proper height Others were concerned with parking, counter heights, having a room […]
While not always easy to manage, it is possible to enjoy the beauty and serenity of Provence while navigating with a disability. Provence is known for its beautiful scenery, its rose wine that goes down so good on a hot summer day and it’s charm. Come and see it all.
There are lovely, inexpensive, accessible housing available around the world. Today we are highlighting a house in Melbourne, Florida in the US where the owner, who is a paraplegic, participates in house swaps with others. The house even comes with a swimming pool and a beautiful view of a river.