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Write Reflection

Write Reflection

The Write Reflection features Ashley Lyn Olson from wheelchairtraveling.com in the 2021 winter newsletter. Accomplished author, Shari Berg, writes a lovely article based on an interview, about Ashley's inspiring, creative journey, including her personal artwork and...

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Positive Exposure Connect

Positive Exposure Connect

Positive Exposure (501c3) promotes a more inclusive world through award-winning photography, films, exhibitions, lectures and educational programs. In October 2020, famous New York photographer, Rick Guidotti, interviews Ashley Lyn Olson from wheelchairtraveling.com...

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Define Yourself Podcast

Define Yourself Podcast

The mission of DefineYourself is to inspire, motivate and empower individuals to overcome any challenge, obstacle, adversity, limitation or setback – regardless of how large or small - that stands between themselves and their goals for happiness and/or success in...

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From Monsoon Paralysis to Business Owner

From Monsoon Paralysis to Business Owner

Nour Negm, located in Cairo, Egypt, has created a show called Free Correction for IELTS and interviews Ashley Lyn Olson from wheelchairtraveling.com about her journey becoming paralyzed in a monsoon rainstorm to becoming a business owner.  WATCH: From Monsoon...

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Accessible Travel Talk Show

Accessible Travel Talk Show

August 2020 The Accessible Travel Talk Show: Episode 5 In this episode of The Accessible Travel Talk Show, John Morris talks with Ashley Lyn Olson, founder of WheelchairTraveling.com. Created in 2006, her website helps people with limited mobility, their friends and...

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Traipsin’ Global On Wheels Interview

Traipsin’ Global On Wheels Interview

Traipsin' Global On Wheels: #58 Podcast Ming Canaday on her platform to inform and advance disability rights/advocacy work interviews Ashley Lyn Olson of wheelchairtraveling.com about the world of wheelchair travel, dating and life on wheels.  WATCH + LISTEN NOW...

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Conversations with Creative Women

Conversations with Creative Women

August 11, 2020 When it comes to living her life, nothing seems to stand in Ashley Lyn Olson's way. At 14, a horrific car accident killed her father, crippled her mother, injured her younger sister and left Ashley paralyzed. Her physical limitations didn't stop her...

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Christopher + Dana Reeve Foundation: Accessible Travel

Christopher + Dana Reeve Foundation: Accessible Travel

Christopher + Dana Reeve Foundation My Journey: Accessible Travel  Life After Paralysis  May 18, 2020 Ashley Olson shares her journey and the start of wheelchairtraveling.com after being paralyzed in a car accident when she was fourteen-years-old. Olson...

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POD Save the Rest of Us: Wheelchair Jedi

POD Save the Rest of Us: Wheelchair Jedi

January 21, 2019 Pod Save the Rest of Us is a women-ran podcast creating a more aware public though a deeper understanding and appreciation of diverse ideas and culture. While merely trying to navigate high school, Ashley and her family were in a fatal car accident....

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Wheelchair Travel Talk with the Experts (Audio Interview)

Wheelchair Travel Talk with the Experts (Audio Interview)

Ashley Lyn Olson of wheelchairtraveling.com is recorded in an audio interviewed by Franklin Elieh of the Patterson Network Project about tips that address the most important questions about wheelchair accessible travel. The interview is broken up into the following 6...

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NM Magazine: Mexico’s Yucatan

NM Magazine: Mexico’s Yucatan

NM Magazine: Jan 2016, Volume 27 Number 268, Pages 14-18 This issue of NM Magazine features an article by Ashley Lyn Olson about traveling around the Yucatan Peninsula. In depth details on Chichen Itza, Tulum and beach access in Playa Del Carmen and Cancun. Read the...

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Hindustan Times Newspaper: Special Service

Hindustan Times Newspaper: Special Service

Hindustan Times Newspaper in Mumbai, India October 13, 2015: Page 8 Author Sneha Mahale explores travel for people with special needs in India and  abroad. She interviews Ashley Lyn Olson from wheelchairtraveling.com and highlights the website as a key resource for...

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NM Magazine: National Parks

NM Magazine: National Parks

New Mobility Magazine: October 2015, Pages 28-36 This cover story formally announces the start to #Access2Parks Project by wheelchairtraveling.com. Ashley Lyn Olson writes about her first adventures traveling to new states to examine three national parks in the United...

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Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation Webinar

Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation Webinar

The Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation, August 2015 The Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation presents Adapting Life with Candace, a ongoing webinar that discusses all the issues surrounding wheelchair life and spinal cord injuries.  Candace, a former paralympian...

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Able Outdoors Magazine

Able Outdoors Magazine

Able Outdoors Magazine: June/July 2015, Volume 1 , Pages 40-41 This first edition of Able Outdoors Magazine features an article by Ashley Lyn Olson about her travel adventures in Japan. She explores this country all on her own for two weeks and reports about what...

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National Geographic: Accessible Travel

National Geographic: Accessible Travel

National Geographic: June 2015, Pages 156-160 National Geographic Magazine reports on accessible tips and resources for travel in the UK, Europe and beyond. wheelchairtraveling.com is listed as a go-to website for accessible travel information on destinations and...

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PN Magazine: Utah’s “Mighty Five” National Parks

PN Magazine: Utah’s “Mighty Five” National Parks

PN Magazine: March 2015, Volume 69 Number 3, Pages 34-39 This cover issue of PN Magazine features an article by Ashley Lyn Olson about access at Utah's five National Parks: Zion, Arches, Bryce Canyon, Capitol Reef and Canyonlands. Three photos were provided by...

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Power to Change Podcast: Wheelchair Travel Adventures

Power to Change Podcast: Wheelchair Travel Adventures

The Power to Change Podcast 53: November 13, 2014 The Power to Change brings you inspirational stories from people who have transformed their minds, bodies and lives to find out what gives people the power to overcome obstacles and live their lives with more passion...

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AAA World Magazine: A World Without Barriers

AAA World Magazine: A World Without Barriers

AAA World Magazine: August 2014, Pages: 57-60 Rebecca L Rhoades interviews Ashley Lyn Olson from wheelchairtraveling.com about her world travels with her wheelchair and about accessible tourism. The article highlights the growing push for accessibility everywhere and...

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NM Magazine: Colors of California

NM Magazine: Colors of California

New Mobility Magazine: August 2014, Pages 20-24 This New Mobility Magazine featured article includes information and trips about accessible travel to the wine country and coast of Sonoma, California, including how to get there, activities like a hot air balloon ride...

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PN Magazine:  Exploring Our World, A Day in Ecuador

PN Magazine: Exploring Our World, A Day in Ecuador

PN Magazine: July 2014, Volume 68 Number 7, Pages 24-27 This issue of PN Magazine features an article by Ashley Lyn Olson about one unforgettable day in Ecuador, which included zip-lining and a volcano eruption. Read the full story.

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Revista Reação: Interview with a Wheelchair Surfer

Revista Reação: Interview with a Wheelchair Surfer

 Revista Reação: April 2014, Pages 26 & 28  This Brazilian magazine for people with disabilities features an interview conducted by Ashley Lyn Olson of wheelchairtraveling.com with Christiann Otter Baily about his trials and accomplishments with surfing and...

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New Mobility Magazine: Fearless Flying

New Mobility Magazine: Fearless Flying

New Mobility Magazine: April 2014, Pages 28-35 This Cover Story features a few different articles with tips about flying on an airplane and what to expect at airports. It also reveals statistics prepared by New Mobility's Josie Byzek. One of the articles for this...

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New Mobility Magazine: Get an Accessibe Hotel Room

New Mobility Magazine: Get an Accessibe Hotel Room

New Mobility Magazine: November 2013, Pages 18-22 This New Mobility Magazine feature article includes many travel tips on booking accessible hotel rooms, including what hotels are better. Ashley Lyn Olson of wheelchairtraveling.com along with Scott Rains of Rolling...

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Sports N’ Spokes Magazine: What a Rush

Sports N’ Spokes Magazine: What a Rush

Sports N' Spokes Magazine: November 2013 Volume 6, Pages 13-16 "What a Rush" is an article about three people who use wheelchairs that went skydiving together in California. It was written and photographed by Ashley Lyn Olson of wheelchairtraveling.com.

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PN Magazine: Exploring Our World, Gliding High

PN Magazine: Exploring Our World, Gliding High

PN Magazine: May 2013, Volume 67Number 6, Pages 22-23 This issue of PN Magazine features an article about flying a glider plane (sailplane) with hand-controls in the California desert with California Soaring Academy.Written and photographed by Ashley Lyn Olson.

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PN Magazine: Journey to Japan

PN Magazine: Journey to Japan

PN Magazine: March 2013, Volume 67 Number 3, Pages 44-48 This cover story features a segment about the travels adventures of wheelchairtraveling.com in Japan. Written and photographed by Ashley Lyn Olson.

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Sierra Star Newspaper: Magical Experience

Sierra Star Newspaper: Magical Experience

Sierra Star Newspaper: Thursday, December 13, 2012Volume 56, Number 7, Cover Page and A8 Tiffany Tuell of the Sierra Star Newspaper writes an article about four paralyzed wheelchair users that go zip-lining in the trees for the first time right outside Yosemite...

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Life in Action Magazine: Travel SoCal

Life in Action Magazine: Travel SoCal

Life in Action Magazine: January 2012, Page 34 Laura Kaminker wrote an article about an interview with Ashley Lyn Olson of wheelchairtraveling.com about her accessible travel ideas and tips for Southern California, including Santa Barbara, Los Angeles, Disneyland, San...

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PN Magazine: Ride the Skies (Hot Air Ballooning)

PN Magazine: Ride the Skies (Hot Air Ballooning)

PN Magazine: September 2011, Volume 65 Number 9, Pages 43-45 Ride the Skies is about soaring above the California wine country in an accessible hot air balloon with Up & Away Hot Air Ballooning in a specially designed basket that is one-of-a-kind in the United...

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