Most wheelchair users will always have a purse or a backpack with them. Sometimes it’s behind them, on the side, and sometimes it’s hanging under the cushion. This depends on the person and chair. For me and my chair, I have a bag behind me, I have my purse, and sometimes I will have a bag on … Continue reading What’s in my Bag?
A trick I have learned from traveling with medical supplies is packing strategically and having an organized list. Yes, that means color coding, bold type, and underlined titles. However, before you think I am this detailed in real life, I am actually the very opposite. Before my accident, I was the person who would make a list in their head and … Continue reading Tips For Organized Traveling (With A Caregiver)
Before the car accident that left me disabled, I never thought about how a person in a wheelchair could fly in an airplane. There’s not a spot for a chair to sit so how do they do it? What do they do with the wheelchair? Can they even fly? If they can’t walk, how do … Continue reading Diversity When I Travel By Plane and Why I Like it
The Christmas season is finally here! During this season, there are so many family fun activities you can do. This year my family started the season off with a visit to the Ark Encounter! The Ark Encounter is open year long, but during December, they have ice-skating, and festive light displays. Sounds fun, right? That’s because it … Continue reading Is The Ark Encounter Accessible?
The hardest part of traveling is finding an accessible place to stay. A lot of businesses say they’re accessible, but you will never know how accessible it is until you get there. I’ve stayed in hotels, VRBO‘s, and even college dorm rooms for vacation but I have never reviewed one’s accommodations. With that being said, … Continue reading Hotel Accessibility Review: Marriot Bayview, Southern California
Since my accident, I have been able to travel multiple times. This past week my family and I got to fly to California, which is now the farthest trip I have done. There are obstacles to air travel but the airlines are very helpful. Read on for air travel tips and tricks!