August, 2018

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Carry your cane!

If you are visually impaired, have some vision, and have but don’t usually carry your white cane when traveling, might I take a moment to give some reasons to consider bringing it on your next adventure…  Communication is important when traveling. Asking for help can be light years easier ifRead More …


Getting to the gate

If you have some vision, like I do – make sure to bring a magnifying implement so you can read your boarding pass. I always travel with a hand-held magnifier, but I have also used and love the Mag Glass app for my iPhone. I am not as familiar withRead More …


Housekeeping stuff…

All of the images on the site have been updated with descriptions that should now work properly with screen readers. If anyone is still having issues, please feel free to drop me an email and I will get it sorted out. I need/want this site to be as accessible asRead More …


Carriers who go the extra mile for ADA customers part 2

Note: I am not affiliated with Amtrak nor is this an advertisement for Amtrak. I am sharing my good experience with the company. Earlier this week, I talked about carriers who provide additional ADA support for their customers. I have had great experiences with other carriers and their ADA support,Read More …


Tip on plane reservations

Note: this is not an advertisement for Southwest, nor am I affiliated in any way with them. I have had good experiences with Southwest Airlines and I wish to share them.  Traveling when partially sighted can be challenging at times – finding the right gate, getting checked in and retrievingRead More …


Baggage Tip

Travel Tip for the day:  Getting to the airport is generally easy – whether Uber, Taxi or getting dropped off by a friend, and I find that if I ask for assistance getting to the gate, and to baggage claim after I land, a huge amount of stress is removed.Read More …


Photos here on Blind Travels

I don’t use stock photos here on Blind Travels, these are all images I have taken at the locations I have traveled. All the images are copyrighted and are not to be used without permission.  


And it begins…

Welcome aboard for an entertaining trip wherever the world takes me, I’ll tell you all about my trip, where I stayed and if the places I visit are accessible for me as a visually impaired guest. Expect in-depth reviews of hotels, places to eat and travel accommodations. Where possible, IRead More …


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