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!
Deep down in the sea, where starfish feel at home and the corals flourish, freedom is the ultimate ruler. Underwater, we are home, given that our bodies are largely made of water. In the kingdom of water, wheelchairs lose much of their importance. There are only movement and freedom, coexisting together in a perfect harmony. That’s precisely the reason why water is likely to become your best friend, once you befriend it. It’s fun, relaxing and offers countless possibilities of leisure. Diving and snorkeling included! Since these are perfect sports for both manual and electric wheelchair users, let me tell you more about them below!
Everything changes when you experience freedom. The world comes to life in new colors, shapes, and tastes. The blood in your veins fills with a sensation of wonder, and there are no limits anymore. There are just steps on the path of exploration, and every misstep is just a valuable lesson. When you experience freedom, the sky is not your enemy anymore. It doesn’t define you because you define yourself. I’ve found my freedom in traveling and sports, but once you grasp it, it will never completely leave you. It is the sense of wonder growing inside you. Late at nights, it guides your thoughts and it lets you enjoy everything life has to offer. That’s the freedom that can’t be defined, the freedom that lives within ourselves. What about freedom of movement?
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!
Not all those who wander are lost, especially if they are equipped with a great deal of travel knowledge. The more you know, the better – information saves you from any possible catastrophes. Blumil and travel are a match made in heaven so I would like to answer all questions you could possibly have about our electric wheelchair. After all, we don’t want to leave any room for doubt. Below you can find answers to the questions I’ve been asked most frequently!
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!
Santa Claus is coming to town, he’s making a list and checking it twice, but sometimes… he would use a few ideas, too! When everything turns Christmassy, and every shop becomes a 100-wishes-at-once exposition, Christmas shopping may be an incredibly tricky affair. That’s why I am coming to rescue with 10 Christmas gift ideas for wheelchair users! Last year we focused on tech gadgets for both manual and electric wheelchair users, but this year the list’s going to be more diverse. After all, variety’s the spice of the life! Ladies and gentlemen, here is our list of Top 10 Christmas gifts for wheelchair users…
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.