Tag: Travel Tips


Google I/O and awesome accessibility features coming

Along with all the fun travel and destination reviews I do here on blindtravels, I love to talk about technology, especially when it relates to travel. This year’s Google I/O conference, a gathering of the minds which allows Google to show off all the cool new software and hardware theyRead More …


Ideas to stay busy during the COVID-19 outbreak

Fauna the black lab guide dog wearing a st. paddies hat.

Many of us are sequestered at home (some voluntarily and some not), in an effort to quell the spread of COVID-19 – nearly all of my traveler friends have cancelled their upcoming travel and are hunkered down at home. This is a tempting time to travel with the deep discountsRead More …


Guide Dog Files part 5

As I wind up this story recounting my experiences learning to work with my Guide Dog Fauna, I extend my appreciation to all who have followed this story, and hope that you will continue to follow our adventures here on BlindTravel.com. We pick up the story at the beginning ofRead More …


Traveling with a Guide Dog

Traveling with a guide dog can be similar to traveling with a child at times. I have twin boys, and after traveling with and raising them, I found myself putting together a whole bag of tricks that I could pull from depending on the situation. Getting ready to go OneRead More …


Finding your suitcase

I recently bought a new Samsonite hard-sided suitcase for an upcoming trip. The suitcase was for sale at a local big box store as a two piece set, but it broke my cardinal rule about never buying a black suitcase. Being visually impaired, I am adamantly opposed to black suitcasesRead 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 …


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