On our journey to and from Rwanda we had a stop in Nairobi Airport. In 2017 they were remodelling so I dont know what they have now but back then they had one disabled bathroom which was a good size and came with some grab rails but not all. Hopefully they will have added more … Continue reading Nairobi Airport.
great food, great service, great accessibility! I have been going to Little Amsterdam, Banbury in my wheelchair for quite a few years now. In that time, I have seen them make a number of changes to improve on whatever they can to make their venue more and more wheelchair accessible. The last thing I heard … Continue reading Little Amsterdam review (pancake cafe in Banbury, Oxfordshire)
Yes and no. On the one hand the city centre is very accessible with dropped curbs pretty much everywhere, a decent number of accessible, adapted toilets, a largely accessible underground system and wheelchair accessible museums and palaces. On the other hand, we had an absolute nightmare trying to get to the airport and the city … Continue reading Is Vienna really as Wheelchair accessible as people say?
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...is not straight forward! fortunately I tried with a company called InsureandGo. and they charge an additional premium, ask you a load of questions to see if you qualify. and if you do then they will insure you with an additional policy. I think the most important question was whether I had, in the last … Continue reading Getting travel insurance when you have a medical condition…
Very! This weekend, we went to the Greenwich comedy festival. The comedy Festival is held in a tent this gets very hot and on Saturday it was very hot indeed. But on the plus side, this was because it was a beautiful sunny day 🙂 good thing really, because the tent is on the grass in … Continue reading How hot will it be in the Greenwich comedy Festival tent?
I have found the solution! If you are a wheelchair user, you will probably know that it is impossible, or at least incredibly difficult, to use an umbrella. Manual wheelchair users need both hands to self-propel and power wheelchair users would struggle to hold an umbrella and operate a wheelchair without crashing! Or at least … Continue reading Have you ever gone out in your wheelchair in the rain and kept your top half dry thanks to your raincoat but ended up with soggy knees?
ok so I get that not everybody that has bladder issues is in a wheelchair. but I also heavily doubt that I am the first wheelchair user that has used their service so why on earth do they not have an accessible toilet? and anyway I thought all medical clinics. were supposed to have disabled … Continue reading are you having a laugh ? a bladder management clinic with no accessible toilet?!!
I learned 4 new things when I travelled to the Underbelly comedy festival in London yesterday: Yay! The Underbelly comedy Festival is wheelchair accessible. Hurray! There is a large disabled toilet which seems to be fairly well-respected and not used as an erstwhile crackden or loveshack. The venue itself has a side entrance for step free access and … Continue reading Is the Underbelly comedy festival wheelchair accessible?
Oh yes, it is possible. I did all of this and ate some very random food! The staff that I contacted via email at the STF Abisko Mountain Station https://www.swedishtouristassociation.com/facilities/stf-abisko-mountain-station/ in, Sweden, were super helpful and thanks to the help, it became possible. First of all, the lodge is wheelchair accessible. They have one wheelchair … Continue reading Husky dogsledding and seeing the Northern Lights when you are a wheelchair user? Not possible surely?