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Israel Park Access

Israel Park Access

LOTEM is the leading organization in Israel making hiking trails and nature accessible to everyone. “Being disabled does not prevent someone from leading an active, fulfilling life, especially with the support of organizations like LOTEM,” said Danielle Hankin,...

Dubai, UAE: Wheelchair Travel Review

Dubai, UAE: Wheelchair Travel Review

I was invited to travel to Dubai for a competition call “UAE Robotics for Good.” My team ended up winning the international award and grand prize! Dubai is a place if you don’t have money, you can’t really...

Dubai, UAE Media One Hotel Access Review

Dubai, UAE Media One Hotel Access Review

I recently went to Dubai on a business trip and stayed at Media One Hotel located in Media City. I would only recommend staying at this hotel to someone who likes to party and stay up late. If you want a relaxing nights rest, I would not recommend to stay at Media...

Israel Access: Travel around Tel Aviv

Israel Access: Travel around Tel Aviv

Despite what people see on the news or the political stance they take on the current situation in Israel, millions of people are visiting Tel Aviv every year. This international city provides its visitors with a...

The Resort Destination of Antalya, Turkey

The Resort Destination of Antalya, Turkey

On my ten-day trip to Turkey, I wanted one Mediterranean seaside resort town experience. Antalya on the southern coast, aka the “Turkish Riviera." My initial research had led me to the cities of Antalya and Bodrum. I asked a Turkish friend which she recommended. She...

Israel Travel: Attractions, Tours and Transportation

Israel Travel: Attractions, Tours and Transportation

Millions of tourists visit Israel these days and among them there are a lot of people with limited mobility. The popularity of traveling to Israel has encouraged more and more accessible improvements. Government has worked particularity hard to improve access to...

Ephesus, Turkey Travel Access Review

Ephesus, Turkey Travel Access Review

This visit was part of a ten day, three-stop, tourist trip to Turkey in April of 2014. I had been to Istanbul once in 1980. And this was a chance to re-explore Turkey itself, and also see a modern and “safe” Muslim country. Why visit Ephesus? These ruins are one of...

Istanbul, Turkey Accessible Travel (Review #2)

Istanbul, Turkey Accessible Travel (Review #2)

I think Istanbul is must see world destination. The layers of religions, empires, architecture, and beautiful water views, along with a fully modern society are so rich. From the US perspective, it is an ideal combination of novel, enlightening and familiar. If the...

Istanbul, Turkey Accessible Travel (Review #1)

Istanbul, Turkey Accessible Travel (Review #1)

Planning Recently I travelled to Istanbul Turkey for vacation. Before we left I searched the web for information on the accessibility of the major tourist sites. I  found that they were for the most part...

Egypt: Accessible Adapted Scuba Diving

Egypt: Accessible Adapted Scuba Diving

Scuba diving is the best way to experience the underwater world. Someone who is a paraplegic or uses a wheelchair can now feel the sense of weightlessness and complete freedom of movement under water. Scuba diving gives people with disabilities an opportunity to...

Flying with a Wheelchair

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