Tag: #traveltips


Hotel Eastlund review

Check out our review of Hotel Eastlund in Portland, a modern and contemporary boutique hotel located a couple blocks from the Portland Convention Center @HotelEastlund Hotel Eastlund, a contemporary and modern boutique hotel in Portland’s Eastside. “Ted’s journey into the landscape of the human body is a marvelous celebration ofRead 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 (https://www.guidedogs.org.uk/) toRead More …


Thank you Voyage Denver

A big shout out and thank you to Voyage Denver for interviewing me about my life and work. You guys are amazing! http://voyagedenver.com/interview/life-work-with-ted-tahquechi-of-broomfield-co/   “Ted’s journey into the landscape of the human body is a marvelous celebration of all that is physical, sensual and diverse ” – FSTOPPERS About theRead 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 …


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 …


Meow Wolf Denver Audio Described Tour

Ted and his black lab guide dog Fauna inspect a wall-mounted sculpture. Ted is inspecting the sculpture via touch, he wears glasses and has a ponytail in his hair.

Meow Wolf is a Santa-Fe based art and entertainment company which creates immersive experiences designed to transport guests out of their normal reality into a fantastical environment packed with visual, tactile, and auditory delights. The first Meow Wolf is located in Santa Fe and opened in 2016. Since that time,Read More …


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

Blind Travels logo with words and silhouette of guide dog and handler.

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

Blind Travels logo with words and silhouette of guide dog and handler.

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 device uses haptics to allow the visually impaired to sense their surroundings.

The blind travels logo. A sillhouette of a man holding the harness of a guide dog also in silhouette.

Using 3d printed goggles holding stereo infrared sensors, scientists have developed a system for the visually impaired to navigate more effectively.  Users wear arms receptors which inform the user of objects in their path, according to the developer: “Distance information from the camera is mapped onto a 2D vibration arrayRead More …


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