Tag: #travelknowledge


The British Museum and VocalEyes team up for upcoming exhibition

We all want to get back to traveling, and especially going to museums again. Many in the visually impaired community have concerns about the dynamics of COVID-19 and returning to travel destinations like museums. In the meantime, it is great to see museums like The British Museum offering virtual optionsRead More …


Guide Dog tips – something special

With many states lifting travel restrictions, it is time to think about how you can make the transition back into traveling easier for your guide dog. Whether I am traveling across town or across the country, I always have a backpack with a few things my guide could use “justRead More …


Thank you Hadley School for the Blind!

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A big thank you to Haldey school for the Blind for interviewing me about Amtrak travel with a guide dog. You can tune into Hadley’s Travel Talk at: https://www.hadley.edu/ I appeared on the April 23rd show and we talked about the whole process of Amtrak travel from start to finish.Read More …


Research is the key to success

When traveling to a new location, be sure to take plenty of time to research your destination thoroughly. Familiarize yourself with the area, getting to not only know the streets in the area, but large and common landmarks in the vicinity. I can’t count the number of time I haveRead More …


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 …


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