• Travel during Corona Times

    Is wheelchair travelling during Corona Times possible?  Below we have compiled a list of insights in how, despite Corona you could still have amazing travel experiences, locally or virtually.  Hope this will give you some motivation to seek out travel experiences even during these difficult times. Please share your experience with us and Happy travels!

  • Accessible train-tour in Engadin, Switzerland

    COVID- SPECIAL – Travel local! – 12 September 2020 Two close up ‘rolling’ encounters with Engadins (not so) eternal ice – and a UNESCO Heritage Train Ride As I trekked around the Bernina Mountain this summer (I´m an able bodied person) I was blown away by vistas so stunning yet humbling – ‘how small we

  • Belgium, Leuven – Accessible for everbody!

    COVID-SPECIAL – Travel local! – 17 August 2020 Not one art city is like the others. They all combine a rich history and a contemporary buzz, yet all in their own unique way. In Leuven, everyday life is intertwined with the university. Since many centuries, the art city near Brussels has been a mix of

  • Virtual trip in a wheelchair in Los Cardones, Argentina

  • Interview with Nalutporn Krairiksh, a Thai activist for accessibility

    Nalutporn Krairiksh  shares with Wheelchairtraveller.org her passion for wheelchair access in Bangkok, Thailand. Nalutporn Krairiksh, is 28 years old. A human rights activist and journalist at the Prachatai daily web newspaper which is an independent non for profit web based newspaper in Bangkok. She focuses on topics related to disability in her home country Thailand.

  • Handicapped Diving on the Solomon Islands at Gizo

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Argentina and wheelchairtravel

A full one month in Argentina has allowed us time to experience and reflect on our travels in regards to wheelchair accessibility in this country. Of course, my opinion below is subjective and only results from a limited time travelling within a small region of Argentina (Buenos Aires – Iguazu – Salta). If you have …

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Sidewalks in Buenos Aires – an adventure for wheelchairs

Find below, what fantastic sidewalks we met on our tours through the streets of Buenos Aires and Salta, Argentina:  

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Buenos Aires – A love hate relationship

Buenos Aires – the ‘Big Apple’ of Latin America – is arguably a bitter-sweet wheelchair tourist experience. As we will describe below, there are many pros and cons for this culturally vibrant and beautiful, but also criminal, busy and not side-walk friendly city. And even the Argentineans themselves seem to be divided on their feelings …

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How to survive a rush hour in Buenos Aires with a wheelchair

Here you can see our experiences in the rush hour of Buenos Aires with a wheelchair: The video mas made here: Please send us your comments!

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Tobias is introducing the project wheelchairtraveller.org

Here is Tobias presenting the idea behind www.wheelchairtraveller.org in a short movie. If you have any questions or comments, please post them on the bottom of this website.

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Wheelchair Travellers on the road!

News from Tobias (Wheelchair user) and Verena Streiferdt (pedestrian)! Our promotional tour for our project www.wheelchairtraveller.org has started. The aim of this trip will be to demonstrate via on-the-ground reports, blog entries and youtube videos how accessible travelling in developing and emerging economies can be. We also want to raise awareness among hotel and restaurant …

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