Category: Accessibility

Embassy Suites Burlingame Ca. an accessible review

The front of the Embassy Suites in Burlingame. Palm trees can be see and the bay can be seen to the right of the hotel. It is a sunny day with clear skies.

Check out our accessible review for our recent stay at the Embassy Suites @EmbassySuites in Burlingame Ca. with @FlightForSight #travel #traveltuesday #blind #disabledtravel

Big changes coming to IOS

If you are an iPhone user like me, I always  wonder what fresh pain awaits those of us with little or no sight when it comes to a major update for the IOS. I have used Apple stuff since the iPhone 2 and the worst part is making changes toRead More …

An accessible hotel near Disney’s Main Gate in Anaheim

palm tres and blue sky can be seen in this image of the front of the Springhill suites

The SpringHill suites is a few minutes walk from the main gate of Disneyland. The hotel offers friendly staff and a full breakfast included.  Check out our accessibility review.    SpringHill Suites by Marriott Anaheim Maingate an accessible review “Traveling, without sight, is an extraordinary journey of exploration. In theRead More …

Check out our accessible review of The Clocktower Cabaret in Denver

The clocktower cabaret logo, a yellow clock tower with The Clocktower Cabaret words encircling it.

If you find yourself in Denver, take some time to check out the Clocktower Cabaret, located just off the 16th street mall. The Clocktower Cabaret features music, comedy, burlesque and much more. Our accessible review just went live.  The Clocktower Cabaret Denver Co. an accessible review “Ted’s journey into theRead More …

Two blind women removed from cruise ship

Blind Travels website logo with cruise ship and palm tree

Recently, two blind women from West Sussex were removed from a P&O cruise ship over health and safety concerns. The cruise departed from Southampton and the passengers said that the cruise line and London-based travel agency that booked the cruise for them were aware of their visual impairment and wereRead More …

Airlines increasing training to help vision impaired travelers

Virgin Atlantic, United Airlines and Blind Travels logos

 airlines are finally starting to up their game when it comes to visually impaired travelers. Recently, Travel + Leisure reported that Virgin Atlantic are revamping their training for cabin crews to better support visually impaired travelers with Guide Dogs. Virgin Atlantic is partnering with the Guide Dogs charity ( toRead More …

Sony RETISSA NEOVIEWER – An EVF for Visually Impaired Users

Adapter for visually impaired users

At this year’s CP+ Camera & Photo Imaging Show in Japan an interesting new adaptive device was introduced which will allow users with visual impairment to use a camera. (from the manufacturer) The DSC-HX99 is a small compact camera with a ZEISS® Vario-Sonnar T* lens with 24-720mm zoom, an 18.2Read More …

Wisconsin non-profit helps the visually impaired experience skiing

The Wisconsin Based non-profit BOLD (Blind Outdoor Leisure Development) offers assisted skiing opportunities for those who are legally blind. This non-profit is among the growing number of groups offering the visually impaired a chance to enjoy the joy of skiing in a safer guided environment. Being blind no longer meansRead More …

Samsung announces TV feature for the visually impaired

Samsung Corp. Logo

CES is always a fun time for those that follow tech. This year Samsung announces the inclusion of Relumino mode in their Neo QLED 8K and 4K TVs later this year. The technology makes the television picture clearer by increasing sharpness, contrast and outlines. From Mashable: The feature, called ReluminoRead More …

Theater of the Mind Denver DCPA Accessibility Review

Theatre of th emind logo art. the image is browkn into four squares one with the logo text and three with abstract looking images of people's head and shoulders.

Recently, I was invited to attend an audio described presentation of Theater of the Mind, a multisensorial journey through the eclectic mind of Academy, Grammy, and Tony Award-winning artist David Byrne. Co-created with writer Mala Gaonkar, Theater of the Mind is a unique experience which invites participation and embraces interactionRead More …

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