7 days in Poland: where to go, what to know, how to survive?

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In the heart of Europe, where forests are lavishly green, lakes sing of old water nymphs and city walls whisper tales of the past, there’ s beautiful country of Poland. Mountains guard the South,  while the Baltic Sea guards the north of the country. Numerous lakes and hills scattered across the entire Poland allure with the promise of wonderful weekend adventures. In numerous Polish cities, history lives in every corner. Medieval squares, modern buildings, baroque palaces, gloomy castles – you can find it all in Poland! While exploring the entire country in 7 days is hardly possible, you can easily have your taste of Poland in a week and savor everything it has to offer! Let’s start with basic questions… where to go, what to know, how to survive? More about it below!

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5 travel gadgets, which can save the day (and your budget!)

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Once upon a time, a few traveling mistakes ago, I discovered that good preparation can save you from almost any trouble. They say: a stitch in time saves nine, and that’s a rule I live by! After all, planning an accessible trip from your sofa is easier and more comfortable,  than discovering your dream city and accessibility don’t belong in the same sentence.  Since plans and knowledge can get you very far, but sometimes they need a little help, travel gadgets come to rescue!  There are hundreds of them on the market, but since more is less, I’ll focus on 5 of them.  Ladies and gentlemen, let me introduce you 5 travel gadgets which can save the day and your budget! 

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Discover Warsaw in 24 hours

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Once upon a time, in the times when legends were very alive, the mermaid told people “here you will build a marvelous city” and indeed, they did. The capital city of Poland is vibrant and modern and it has mastered the art of reinvention. It rose up from ashes like a phoenix and learned to combine modernity with history. Tall skyscrapers and old buildings, the few which survived the war, stand proudly next to each other. In Warsaw, you can learn a lot about reinvention and enjoy yourself like there is no tomorrow. Below we will get to know Warsaw inside out (touristically!)…

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In The City of Kings: Kraków, Poland

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In the city of kings, you can stumble upon traces of old times in every corner. Old kings and queens seem to sing their stories from the pebbles, and Vistula river guards the city along with its dragon. Welcome to Kraków! Since it is a rich historical site and a former Polish capital city,  Kraków has always been greatly important for Polish history and culture. If you are visiting Poland, it’s one of the must-visit places to put on your travel map. After all, here they outwitted a dragon and crowned more kings than anywhere else in Poland.  What to see? What to do? How to navigate Kraków? More about it below!

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3 top wheelchair friendly countries for manual and electric wheelchair users

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Imagine the world where pavements are always even, thresholds aren’t dangerously high and elevators don’t remember your grandparents’ youth. Sounds beautiful, right? That’s the world of accessibility, which I hope, is just a few years away. Right now, however, many travel destinations can be described in three I’s: incredible, interesting and… inaccessible. Since there are too many of them to mention, I would rather talk about countries, which promote accessibility. Indeed, there are countries, which are racing towards accessible future with the speed of the light! I haven’t visited the entire globe, but out of all places I’ve seen 3  countries seem to be perfectly wheelchair friendly. Which travel destinations exactly do I have in mind? More about it below!

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5 travel destinations for an amazing New Year’s Eve!

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When New Year is about to crash the party, and 2018 is ready to take over, traveling becomes the amazing way to celebrate that we’d actually made it through the year.  Sipping champagne on the other side of the world is a pretty memorable way to start a new year. Options are countless – the winter traveling season’s in bloom.  Nevertheless, finding ultra-wonderful and wheelchair friendly travel destinations may be a tough nut to crack. That’s why I am coming to rescue with my 5 travel suggestions for an amazing New Year’s Eve! After all, variety’s spice of life and all of these five places would definitely charm all of your 5 senses!

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The World’s Most Wheelchair-Friendly Tourist Attractions

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Have you ever wondered what are the world’s most wheelchair friendly tourists attractions? Michael from Home Health Adaptations wants to answer that question with his new travel story map. Just as Michael stated, “the story map outlines nine of the most wheelchair-friendly tourist attractions in the world, spanning the globe from USA and Mexico to Singapore and Australia”. In conclusion: it’s got the entire globe covered! We are so happy and grateful that Michael contacted us and wanted to share his interactive map with our blog readers. Thank you, Michael!  Since images say more than a thousand words, you can access the story map below. If you have any questions, you can also contact Home Health Adaptations via Facebook. 

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New Blumil electric wheelchair model – Blumil City – has just arrived!

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New Blumil electric wheelchair has just arrived and all city lovers are likely to be over the moon… once they experience freedom it grants!  If you fancy walks under the starry skies or strolls around luminous cities, you will instantly like the new Blumil City. With this electric wheelchair by your side, you can discover everything your city has to offer. Inside and out! It is the ultimate electric wheelchair for urban areas. It weighs only 27 kilograms, thus making it the lightest wheelchair of this kind available on the market!  Sounds amazing, doesn’t it?   We’re just getting started! The wheelchair can drive as fast as 18 kilometers per hour. The seat is cushioned, height can be adjusted and there’s a very nice footrest. Blumil City redefines “comfortable”. It is perfect for all-day city adventures – just take your seat and… drive into the unknown!

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Meet Blumil electric wheelchair users!

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Blumil electric wheelchair users can be found all over the world, and their numbers are growing day by day. I am more than happy to see how our community’s expanding and how more and more people are experiencing freedom with the all-terrain electric wheelchairs Blumil offers. Each person has a unique story to tell and while we can’t tell them all, I can introduce you to some of our amazing Blumil electric wheelchair users! After all, Blumil is more than a vehicle – it’s a way to experience freedom.  Michael, Małgosia, Liesl and other customers, who wanted to stay anonymous have all given Blumil electric wheelchair a chance. Let me introduce them to you below!


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Sports for wheelchair users: crossfit

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There words and sentences, which stick in your mind and burn brightly in the memory days after you’ve heard them.  Once I heard that the greatest project you’ll ever work on is… you. It was a powerful reminder to live, to breathe, to enjoy the moment. Since movement has always been my favorite way to feel alive, I’ve got a natural liking for various types of sports. Extreme sports are my cup of tea and anything that gets my blood pumping fits my idea of happiness. Sweat and intensity don’t scare me away. Crossfit is all about movement and efficiency, hence, it caught my attention.  It’s one of the sports that wheelchair users all over the world seem to love. In all honesty, though, what is actually Crossfit? How can you practice it as a manual/ electric wheelchair user? Who is Diego Coelho? You can find the answers to all these questions below!


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