Wheelchair Travel

A Wheelchair User’s Guide to Hanoi, Vietnam

Hanoi is a must-see city on many travelers’ lists. It’s the capital of Vietnam and a cultural hub, though it isn’t the city with Vietnam’s largest population—Ho Chi Minh City takes that title. Unfortunately, wheelchair accessibility is challenging in Hanoi. Of the three Vietnamese cities I visited, it was the least accessible (you can read …

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7 Ridiculous Wheelchair “Accessible” Attempts From Around the World

International Wheelchair Day is around the corner, and it’s a time to celebrate. On March 1st, wheelchair users across the globe will share their stories and raise awareness about how wheelchairs help, not hinder, their lives. Wheelchairs offer people with limited mobility the freedom to move about in their homes and society without being bound …

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A Wheelchair User’s Guide to Bali, Indonesia

The Balinese are among the most welcoming and accommodating people in the world, from my experience. Bali’s nickname is the “Land of 1,000 temples,” but the reality is that over 10,000 Hindu temples dot this Indonesian island. The temples are stunning. But unfortunately, few of them are wheelchair accessible. And even more frustrating for wheelchair …

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