Tag: Travel


Flight for Sight 2024

a black and white silhouette of a plane flying

Photography is a language that speaks to our senses and emotions. It whispers secrets about the world—a sun-kissed meadow, a bustling city street, a tearful embrace. Yet, for those without sight, this language remains silent. Photographs, no matter how evocative, remain mere abstractions for those who cannot see them. TheRead 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 …


Building your confidence: Preparing mentally to travel with little or no sight

A blind man wearing sunglasses raises his head into the air to smell the air around im. A busy market can be seen behind him

So, you’ve got the travel bug, but the idea of navigating the world without sight has you feeling grounded? Been there, done that (with a killer massage at a super chill airport because, hey, delays happen!). But trust me, globetrotting as a blind or visually impaired adventurer is an epicRead More …


Accessible review of Royal Caribbean 3 day cruise from Long Beach to Mexico

The coastline at La Bufadora. large craggy rock sticks out of the ocean. BThe sky is blue and low mountains can be seen in the background. In the foreground, plusing waves can be seen.

Our review of the three day cruise from Long Beach to Ensenada Mexico is live! check it out!  Accessible review of Royal Caribbean 3 day cruise from Long Beach to Mexico. Was it accessible for blind travelers? https://www.blindtravels.com/royal-caribbean-3-day-cruise-long-beach-to-ensenada/ #TravelTuesday #blind #disabled @RoyalCaribPR “Traveling, without sight, is an extraordinary journey ofRead More …


The ultimate guide to cruising with your guide dog

A golden retriever guide dog in harness stetting on the deck of a cruise ship next to a lounge chair.

Have you considered taking your guide dog on a cruise with you? Check out my ultimate guide to cruising with a guide, discussing everything from the documentation you need to gather before the cruise to where they will relieve onboard. https://www.blindtravels.com/ultimate-guide-to-cruising-with-guide-dogs/ “Traveling, without sight, is an extraordinary journey of exploration.Read More …


Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort and Spa New Mexico

The Hyatt Regency Tamaya resort and spa view from our room at sunset. The trees are in fall bloom and the mountain had a few clouds above it

Have you checked out our reviews section lately? Today’s new offering is a review of the accessibility at the Tamaya Resort.  Recently, my guide dog Fauna and I journeyed to the Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort and Spa in New Mexico. Let’s talk about the #accessibility at this unique destination desertRead More …


A camera with a screen reader Sony A7RIV

Sony A6rIV camera body with no lens and the photo sensor exposed

There are a lot of visually impaired people who use still cameras as an important tool to capture a scene (like birthday party, or other special event) and see it later on a larger computer monitor. The inherent problem with this solution is that until recently, there were no DSLRRead More …


Blind Travels featured in Accessible Journeys Magazine

A heartfelt thank you  goes out to Accessible Journeys magazine for the wonderful article on Blind Travels in their summer issue. While we focus mainly on blind and low vision accessible travel, the fine folks at Accessible Travel create articles and tips geared toward a variety of disabilities. I encourageRead More …


Don’t pet the fluffy cows!

A majestic looking buffalo in a field of brown grass with the rocky mountains behind him.

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 …


New glasses incorporate AI to help the visually impaired

Image featuring the blind trtavels logo, and the Envision glasses

Anyone who is blind or visually impaired can instantly list the everyday tasks that cause them frustration. Reading a menu at a restaurant, determining who is in a room when you enter, finding an open seat when boarding a bus or train, and telling the difference between various denominations ofRead More …


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