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Blind and visually impaired guests at Disneyland Paris will now have the ability to access audio descriptions content via the AudioSpot mobile app to enhance their park-going experience.

Blind and visually impaired guests at Disneyland Paris will now have the ability to access audio descriptions content via the AudioSpot mobile app to enhance their park-going experience. This is really great news, I hope we continue to see more of this sort of thing. Embracing the needs of theRead More …


Accessible COVID-19 tests are now available

At home COVID tests are great, but until now if you had little or no vision, it was impossible to read the results of the tests.  The test results are read through an app on your smartphone vis Bluetooth. The test is compatible with iPhones and Android smartphones, but notRead More …


Complaint alleges DraftKings website is not accessible to blind users

Robert Jahoda recently filed a lawsuit alleging the DraftKings  online gambling website is not completely compatible with screen readers. While this is a commonly seen lawsuit, it is not surprising. Unfortunately, the needs of blind and visually impaired users when it comes to accessing online content are often overlooked whenRead More …


Don’t pet the fluffy cows!

A reminder to keep an eye on your travel companions this summer. The woman in this article intentionally got too close to a Bison while visiting Yellowstone National Park. The animals in our national parks are not domesticated (in almost every case) and have little to no tolerance for touristsRead More …


Edmonton International Airport has become easier to navigate for the visually impaired

We here at Blind Travels are huge supporters of the visually impaired traveling solo whenever possible. Finding the proper tools to be able to effectively and safely travel solo is important. Whether you use a Guide Dog, or a White Cane, companies which aid accessibility are still a must forRead More …


That one thing to pack for your next trip

Packing for your next trip can be an exciting but daunting process. The first thing that always goes in my suitcase is a collapsible white cane, even if I am traveling with my guide dog. A white cane can be invaluable asset while traveling for a couple reasons. Identification IfRead More …


New York becoming more friendly for the visually impaired!

While it is a great thing to see cities making their streets safer for the visually impaired to travel, it is certainly sad that it has to be by court order. According to the article in the New York Times, the ruling will fundamentally change the face of the city.Read More …


This week in accessibility and technology

This week in accessibility and technology is an ongoing series of articles focused on news about accessibility and technology for the blind and visually impaired. This week’s offerings include accessibility for visually impaired Virginia voters and more complaints registered about the “devil’s bumps” on curb corners.  Accessible voting First upRead More …


Shooting Lake Marie Wyoming, at sunrise

The most difficult aspect of shooting Lake Marie Wyoming, at sunrise was the frigid cold temperatures. Just like everything else when you are visually impaired, taking the time to research, plan and orient yourself before attempting something pays it forward when the day arrives. How did I get this funRead More …


Abandoned lakeside resort in Wyoming

While wandering the unpaved backroads of Wyoming, we came across this really cool sprawling lakeside resort which had been abandoned in the 1970’s. The cabins are all in various states of decay. Most of the cabins are being held up by boards and look unstable to venture into.  Location LocatedRead More …


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