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Travel Tip: Accessible Diving
Accessible Travel / Travel Tips / Water sports

Travel Tip: Accessible Diving

Sure, scuba diving requires training and certification. But that doesn’t mean it’s off limits to people with disabilities. Here’s how you can get involved. The Handicapped Scuba Association developed a… Read More…

Travel Tip: Adaptive Sports Programs this Winter Season
Accessible Travel / Travel Tips / Winter Sports

Travel Tip: Adaptive Sports Programs this Winter Season

With snow already falling at some ski resorts, winter sports programs are gearing up. And the good news is, there is a host of adaptive sports programs for disabled travelers…. Read More…

Travel Tip: 2012 Paralympics Tickets
Accessible Travel / British Isles / Olympics / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: 2012 Paralympics Tickets

Sure, all the buzz is about the Summer Games in London next year. But tickets are also going on sale for the Paralympic Games, which will take place the week… Read More…

Bangkok Markets, Shopping & Thai Travel Tips: Suzy Gershman’s BKK Postcard
Accessible Travel / Asia / Destinations / Luxury Travel / Shopping / Southeast Asia / Travel News / Travel Tools / Women's Travel

Bangkok Markets, Shopping & Thai Travel Tips: Suzy Gershman’s BKK Postcard

World traveler and shopper extraordinaire Suzy Gershman returns to the markets of Bangkok, Thailand. In between shopping adventures, she shares the off-season hotel and restaurant deals available to those willing… Read More…

Accessible France: Travel Tips For Wheelchair Users
Accessible Travel / Destinations / Europe / France & Belgium / Travel Tools

Accessible France: Travel Tips For Wheelchair Users

Though France presents certain challenges with accessible travel, correspondent Emma Verrill argues that the “je ne sais quoi” of French life outweighs any potential frustration. Her tips aim to make… Read More…

TSA Says It Acted Appropriately In Demanding Removal Of Terminally Ill 95-Year-Old’s Adult Diaper
Accessible Travel / Airlines & Airports / Senior Travel / Travel News / Travel Safety

TSA Says It Acted Appropriately In Demanding Removal Of Terminally Ill 95-Year-Old’s Adult Diaper

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is now disputing claims that its agents asked a 95-year-old woman to remove her adult diaper after the story sparked national outrage. The TSA has… Read More…

Wheelchair-Accessible Lodgings London: 7 Accessible London Hotels Reviewed
Accessible Travel / British Isles / Destinations / Hotels & Accommodations / Travel News

Wheelchair-Accessible Lodgings London: 7 Accessible London Hotels Reviewed

With all the taxis, buses, and major attractions in London being wheelchair-friendly, one would think it’s the perfect vacation for accessible travel. However, less than 2 percent of London’s hotel… Read More…

Wheelchair-Accessible Lodgings London: 7 Accessible London Hotels Reviewed
Accessible Travel / British Isles / Hotels & Accommodations / Travel News

Wheelchair-Accessible Lodgings London: 7 Accessible London Hotels Reviewed

With all the taxis, buses, and major attractions in London being wheelchair-friendly, one would think it’s the perfect vacation for accessible travel. However, less than 2 percent of London’s hotel… Read More…

Ask the Locals Travel Guide: Park City Skiing And Ski-Friendly Restaurants
Accessible Travel / Travel News / USA / West / Winter Sports

Ask the Locals Travel Guide: Park City Skiing And Ski-Friendly Restaurants

    Ever wondered what it’s like to land a dream job? Well, these two adventurers got to live it. As the winners of Canyons Ultimate Mountain Gig, adventure traveler… Read More…

Delta Lost My Grandma
Accessible Travel / Airlines & Airports / Senior Travel / Travel News / Travel Safety

Delta Lost My Grandma

Despite TSA and Delta Air Lines security measures, an incorrect boarding pass sent an 80-year-old grandmother 226 miles away from her intended destination on Sunday. Nefissa Yesuf was slated to… Read More…

Accessible Travel / Travel Tips / Winter Sports

Travel Tip: Adaptive Winter Sports Resources

Winter sports don’t have to be off limits to those with mobility issues. In fact, there are more opportunities than ever to participate in adaptive sports. The key is tracking… Read More…

London Olympics 2012 Travel: Tickets, Accommodations, Transportation, Resources
Accessible Travel / Adventure Travel & Sports / British Isles / Olympics / Travel News

London Olympics 2012 Travel: Tickets, Accommodations, Transportation, Resources

Traveling to the Olympics is a once-in-a-lifetime experience. To ensure you have a gold medal time, start planning your trip now. Dena Braun-Rochwerger, The Fit Globetrotter, rounds up everything you… Read More…

Delta Airlines Slapped With Record Fines Over Treatment Of Disabled Passengers
Accessible Travel / Airlines & Airports / Travel News

Delta Airlines Slapped With Record Fines Over Treatment Of Disabled Passengers

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) slapped down a hefty $2 million penalty on Delta Air Lines on Thursday for failing to meet federal rules concerning passengers with disabilities. The… Read More…

Wheelchair-Accessible Gulf Coast Travel
Accessible Travel / Beach Vacations / Hotels & Accommodations / South / Travel Safety / USA

Wheelchair-Accessible Gulf Coast Travel

The Gulf Coast is a favorite destination for families, but finding a wheelchair-accessible beach retreat can be a challenge. Barbara & Jim Twardowski, RN, share their tips on finding accessible… Read More…