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!
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!
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!)…
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!
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!
When I travel, I like to explore everything world has to offer. New experiences, sights, and sensations fill me with the pure joy of life. No wonder that food is the important element of my travels. After all, it allows me to dive into the world of tastes, which stay on my tongue long after the sensation’s gone. With Blumil electric wheelchair, I can explore more in the places I visit and thanks to local cuisine… I can feel the taste of the place. The experience feels complete. What kinds of dishes have captured my imagination this fall? Well, since I traveled to Asia, I could try the local cuisine and it was absolutely wonderful. The abundance of flavors blew my mind, and now I know culinary adventures should never be dismissed. It seems that Asia and good cuisine are almost synonymous. More about Asian food adventures below!
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!
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.
In the city of gold, everything sparkles. Hot sun greets everybody, who comes to visit the city and experience the miracle himself. Only 30 years ago nobody would have thought that Dubai – how we call it today – would become such a powerful city. Yet, after many years, here we are in the middle of a desert, in one of the world’s hottest travel destinations. Since Dubai stands for luxury and glory, it attracts many tourists from all around the world. As I have heard a lot about the city, I knew I would have to get a taste of it myself. While I prefer greenness of nature to city adventures, I am yet to refuse a promise of great travel fun. Hence, one thing was sure: my travel plan definitely would definitely include Dubai! After exploring Hong Kong, Bangkok, and Singapore I headed to Dubai. What did I find there? More about it below!
I found my paradise in a wheelchair friendly Singapore, and I madly fell in love with the city, which caters to everybody’s needs. It was everything I was looking for: modernity, wonderful architecture, and cleanliness. I was in awe and with each building appearing in front of my eyes my fascination with Singapore would only grow stronger. Singaporean design has something genius about it and it would fill me with the appreciation for human thought. Since so many things about Singapore captured my imagination, I would love to share them all with you. After all, sharing is caring! That’s why you can read more about my Singaporean experience below!