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Birding South Africa: “Soft” Adventure Travel & Safaris in South Africa
Adventure Travel & Sports / Senior Travel / Accessible Travel / Africa / Hiking & Biking / Stories & Personal Journals

Birding South Africa: “Soft” Adventure Travel & Safaris in South Africa

While traveling through South Africa, veteran traveler Lynn Langway had no desire to bounce up and down Victoria Falls at the end of a bungee cord, or dangle like a… Read More…

The Best Travel Providers, Challenge America & Authentic Aspen – Hour 1 – PGW Radio
Accessible Travel / USA / Winter Sports

The Best Travel Providers, Challenge America & Authentic Aspen – Hour 1 – PGW Radio

On December 19, 2009, Peter is broadcasting his radio show from the Viceroy Snowmass in Snowmass Village, Colorado. Featured guests from the first hour include: Arnie Weissman, editor in chief… Read More…

Challenge America, Vancouver 2010, Aspen Fashion Week & Making Customs Fun – Hour 3 – PGW Radio
Accessible Travel / Olympics

Challenge America, Vancouver 2010, Aspen Fashion Week & Making Customs Fun – Hour 3 – PGW Radio

On December 19, 2009, Peter is broadcasting his radio show from the Viceroy Snowmass in Snowmass Village, Colorado. Featured guests from the third hour include: Houston Cowan, CEO of Challenge… Read More…

Accessible Seattle for Families
Family/Kids Travel / Accessible Travel / USA

Accessible Seattle for Families

Sean Kelly is a London-based writer who recently visited the West Coast with his wife and three children, including one young daughter who uses a wheelchair. His visit to Seattle… Read More…

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Accessibility in Big Cities

Being in a wheelchair doesn’t mean you have to forego visiting big cities. While public transit in these places might be difficult to maneuver, there are options available.

Cruise Travel / Accessible Travel

Accessible Cruise Tips

If you have mobility issues or require a wheelchair, cruising can be a challenge… but that doesn’t mean it’s impossible.

Video Tip: Slow Travel
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Video Tip: Slow Travel

Whether you have physical limitations or just aren’t as fast on your feet as you used to be, group tours with relaxed schedules may be the thing for you. There… Read More…

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Olympics & Paralympics Travel

The 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver are coming up. But what you may not know is that the city will also host the Paralympics, where spectators can watch athletes with… Read More…

Chicago, Madrid & Tokyo Denied: Rio de Janeiro Scores 2016 Olympics
Adventure Travel & Sports / Accessible Travel / Olympics / South America

Chicago, Madrid & Tokyo Denied: Rio de Janeiro Scores 2016 Olympics

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, has been awarded the 2016 Summer Games, which will make it the first South American city to host the Olympics. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) chose… Read More…

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Accessibility Updates for Airlines

You may have heard of the US Air Carrier Access Act, which outlines the laws in place to help travelers with physical or mental disabilities. Well that Act was updated… Read More…

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Traveling With an Oxygen Tank

If you require supplemental oxygen when you travel, due to a medical condition, you know that traveling can be difficult. So here’s what you need to know.

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Accessible Trains

If you have mobility issues and want to travel the U.S. by train, there are things that you should know before you go.

Hotels.com Upgrades Will Benefit Disabled Travelers
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Hotels.com Upgrades Will Benefit Disabled Travelers

There’s good news on the horizon for disabled travelers, thanks to a recent legal settlement spearheaded by two determined women. Accessible travel guru Candy Harrington reports on this game-changer in… Read More…

5 Tips for Dealing with Special Dietary Needs When Traveling Internationally
Accessible Travel / Restaurants

5 Tips for Dealing with Special Dietary Needs When Traveling Internationally

Living with a food allergy, eating intolerance, or otherwise special dietary need is difficult enough; traveling outside of your comfort zone where communication is a problem can be downright dangerous…. Read More…

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Blind and Visually Impaired Travel

If you’re blind or visually impaired it can be difficult to take a vacation, but not impossible. You just have to come prepared.

Updated Travel Law Improves Accessibility for Disabled/Handicapped Travelers
Airlines & Airports / Accessible Travel

Updated Travel Law Improves Accessibility for Disabled/Handicapped Travelers

Air travel can be a real adventure these days. Factor a disability into the equation, and the potential for a mis-adventure increases—which is why we have laws on the books… Read More…

3 Cruise Shipmates Worth Knowing: Captain, Cruise Director and Hotel Manager
Cruise Travel / Accessible Travel

3 Cruise Shipmates Worth Knowing: Captain, Cruise Director and Hotel Manager

While sailing in Europe, cruise columnist Robert W. Bone tracked down the three people on board that are definitely worth getting to know. (Hint: It’s not the bartender.) Find out… Read More…

Focus on America’s National Parks: Documentary Filmmaker Ken Burns’ Best Idea?
Adventure Travel & Sports / Accessible Travel / Hiking & Biking / National Parks / USA

Focus on America’s National Parks: Documentary Filmmaker Ken Burns’ Best Idea?

The Virtuous Traveler, Leslie Garrett, braved the bitter cold of Yellowstone National Park in winter, donning snow shoes to track down documentary filmmaker Ken Burns.   This Earth Day, she… Read More…

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High Tech Travel Help for the Hearing Impaired

If you know someone who has difficulty hearing you know it can be a challenge for them to hear tour guides or public address announcements. But, these days there are… Read More…