Travel for All: Making Adventure a Reality for Joanne and Bill Hogan

  Editor’s Note: As the son of a military man and the daughter of a merchant seaman, both Bill and Joanne Hogan learned early on in life to adapt to frequent moves and ever-changing surroundings. As adults, they each chose careers that often required traveling to all corners of the world. Bill, following in his […]

Our Top 5 Accessible Summer Vacation Destinations

It’s time to talk about summer vacation plans. If you like to have all the info before booking a vacation, I’m guessing you’re still trying to decide on which destination will combine the ease of accessibility with all of the other elements you’re looking for in a vacation. If this is the case, don’t forego […]

Cruising the Planet with Amputee Debra Kerper

Editor’s Note: When a bone infection complicated by lupus took Debra Kerper’s right leg, her doctors told her she shouldn’t be working full-time. However, after giving up her job as an office assistant, boredom quickly set in. Kerper’s restlessness led her to the nearby community college where a brochure stating, “Travel the World” caught her […]

Where Do You Want to Go?

Have you always dreamt of seeing the Aurora Borealis in Alaska? Or ordering a pizza at a restaurant in Naples? What about touring vineyards and wine-tasting in France? Maybe you’re fascinated with the fauna and flora of the Galapagos Islands or have been dying to visit all seven wonders of the modern world. Our planet […]

WheelchairTravel.org: Blazing the Trail Towards an Accessible World  

Editor’s Note: After sustaining severe burns during a car accident in 2012, John Morris became a triple amputee losing both legs below the knee as well as his right hand. At that point, the easy path would have been to accept that his former life as a teacher, globetrotter, and corporate travel consultant was over. […]

Gear Up for Abilities Expo Chicago

Calling all Midwesterners — Abilities Expo is coming to Chicago! As always, this year’s expo will offer an array of free workshops, the chance to try adaptive sports, and nearly one hundred exhibitors showcasing the latest in assistive technology, daily living aids, and personal care products. Get the Facts...For Free! Don’t miss the opportunity to […]

AccessibleIndonesia: Making Travel Accessible in a Non-Accessible Country

Editor’s note: Kerstin Beise, a German physiotherapist, who also has an academic background in Indonesian history, is the founder of AccessibleIndonesia.  She visited Indonesia for the first time with her father at the age of 14 and fell in love.  She has now been living there for nearly two decades. Her aim with AccessibleIndonesia is […]

How Kristina Rhoades Drives the ElDorado Mobility Team

When National Sales Manager Kristina Rhoades took the wheel at ElDorado Mobility, she found herself in the perfect place to help other people who use wheelchairs in getting on the road again. Here’s how Kristina drives home the ElDorado mission — to connect wheelchair users to their world —  within her team through her own […]

Seasoned Travel Bloggers Share EZ-Access Advantages

Note: Wheel:Life caught up recently with Barbara and Jim Twardowski, a married couple who write about disability and travel topics. We captured their perspective on the need for portable ramps when visiting, traveling and generally on the go. “When my new friend, Monique, recently invited us to attend a holiday party at her home, my […]

The Abilities Expo: Connecting the Community, One Stop at a Time

Have you been to the Abilities Expo? Here's where you should go, and why, to connect with friends who have similar interests nationwide! Abilities Expo CEO David Korse shares highlights from the roadshow below: The Abilities Expo is a series of events held across the United States specifically for individuals with disabilities. Eighty percent of […]

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