Accessible Paris: A trip to The Louvre

During my first trip to Paris, I obviously had to go check out the Louvre! I love art, although I'm no art buff. It is pretty cool to be in a museum housing some of the most famous works in the world. As an added benefit, The Louvre is extremely wheelchair friendly! Fun fact: The…

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Accessible Morocco: wheelchair accessible tips and ideas in Marrakech

I just got back from Morocco and needless to say, it was amazingggg. I love traveling to places that aren't notably 'wheelchair friendly'. I also enjoy places that are a just different than what I'm used to in the US or Germany. The Moroccan people are extremely kind and generous with their help. People are…

A note on accessible cities

While living in Germany I've been able to experience the presence and lack of accessibility throughout Europe. Additionally, while writing my thesis on refugees with disabilities migrating to Berlin, I learned of new accessibility barriers. For example, the idea of urban planning for housing for refugees with disabilities. How do we create livable cities for…

Accessibility -Brussels and Brugge, Belgium

In this post I'd like to focus a bit more on the access and accommodations while traveling in Belgium. Brussels Transportation: We took the bus from the airport. I believe all buses have ramps. Not all metro stops have elevators. Check out the full public transport map for the metro with elevator locations by googling…