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Wheelchair Accessible Northwest Arkansas: Where Art & Nature Abound
Accessible Travel / USA

Wheelchair Accessible Northwest Arkansas: Where Art & Nature Abound

Located in the Northwest Arkansas town of Bentonville, Crystal Bridges Museum has gained attention because of its distinct art and architecture. Contributing writers Barbara and Jim Twardowski recently visited Bentonville and explored… Read More…

6 Tips for Wheelchair Accessible Travel in Berlin
Accessible Travel / Germany & the Netherlands

6 Tips for Wheelchair Accessible Travel in Berlin

Traveling with a wheelchair or other mobility equipment can be tricky, and no matter where you’re going, it’s helpful to do research in advance. Some destinations are more accessible than… Read More…

Ice Sculpture Events: Where to See Sculptors Work Their Winter Magic
Winter / Festivals

Ice Sculpture Events: Where to See Sculptors Work Their Winter Magic

Winter is quickly approaching, and with that come winter events. But if you want to go beyond ice skating, consider checking out ice sculpture festivals and events. Contributing writers Jim and… Read More…

Boomers, Find Bargains on Gulf Coast Beaches This Fall
Beach Vacations / South

Boomers, Find Bargains on Gulf Coast Beaches This Fall

It’s back-to-school season for kids, which means it’s back-to-the-beach season for boomers. Fall is the sweet spot for exploring surprisingly uncrowded beaches and resorts. Boomer travelers Barbara and Jim Twardowski… Read More…

How Cruise Lines Compete for the Boomer Audience
Cruise Travel / Senior Travel / Luxury Travel

How Cruise Lines Compete for the Boomer Audience

What makes a great cruise? Is it good food, celebrity-endorsed ballroom dancing, famous speakers? Cruise lines are trying everything under the sun to market to the boomer audience. It’s not… Read More…

Accessible Travel: How To Navigate New York City in a Wheelchair
Hotels & Accommodations / Accessible Travel / Northeast

Accessible Travel: How To Navigate New York City in a Wheelchair

New York draws crowds for the New Year’s Eve, but how accessible is the environment?  Accessible travel experts Barbara and Jim Twardowski, RN, explore New York City to determine whether… Read More…

The 2012 London Paralympics
Adventure Travel & Sports / Accessible Travel / British Isles / Olympics

The 2012 London Paralympics

Think London is out of the spotlight for the rest of the year? Guess again. Once the Olympics ended, the city geared up to host the Paralympics. And once again… Read More…

Wheelchair Accessible San Antonio: The River Walk & Beyond
Hotels & Accommodations / Accessible Travel / West

Wheelchair Accessible San Antonio: The River Walk & Beyond

Historic cities often pose unique challenges for accessible travel. Our accessible experts Barbara and Jim Twardowski travel to San Antonio to navigate the Alamo and beyond with Barbara’s electric wheelchair… Read More…

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Hotels & Accommodations / Accessible Travel / British Isles

Wheelchair-Accessible Lodgings in London: 7 Accessible London Hotels

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 Gulf Coast Travel
Hotels & Accommodations / Accessible Travel / Beach Vacations / South

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 accommodations… Read More…

Traveling Abroad For Wheelchair Users
Travel News / Cruise Travel / Accessible Travel

Traveling Abroad For Wheelchair Users

If you dream of seeing foreign countries, but hesitate because you use a wheelchair—don’t.   Barbara Twardowski, a wheelchair user, and her husband Jim, a registered nurse, share their tips… Read More…

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Airlines & Airports / Hotels & Accommodations / Car Travel / Accessible Travel

Accessible Travel: The Basics Of Wheelchair Travel

No matter how well you plan, traveling in a wheelchair includes surprises and unexpected obstacles. From narrow hotel doorways to subway stations with broken elevators, every trip requires patience and flexibility. Barbara… Read More…