In the City of Gold: Dubai

Dubai, city of gold, accessible travel, electric wheelchair, wheelchair friendly travel

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!

 

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Paradise found: wheelchair friendly Singapore

Wheelchair friendly Singapore, accessible travel, wheelchair friendly travel, electric wheelchair, accessible travel in Asia

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!

 

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In the land of skyscapers: Hong Kong

In the land of skyscrapers the future is a frequent visitor. Between majestic, tall buildings and traditional cuisine, you feel like if you have just visited another planet. Hong Kong was a first stop in my intercontinental trip. Frankly speaking, sometimes it seemed like a tour in a different universe. Since it wasn’t my first trip to Hong Kong, I knew exactly what to expect. The settings were familiar and determining what I would like to see was relatively easy. What did I see in Hong Kong and why the food scene there is one to due for? More about it below!

 

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5 do’s and don’ts of accessible traveling

5 do's and don'ts of accessible traveling, accessible travel, travel in an electric wheelchair

The art of accessible travel is not impossible to master, but it requires a lot of caution, good planning skills and a pinch of patience. It’s definitely learnable – especially with the help of others! All of I know comes from my own personal experience, mainly travel mistakes. Nothing’s a better teacher than life itself, but when it comes to accessibility…  it’s better to be safe than sorry and learn from somebody else’s mistakes! I am more than willing to share my knowledge about accessible traveling. After all, accessibility can either break or make your trip, but you can use it to your own advantage. What to avoid, what to remember about when you travel with a wheelchair? More about it below!

 

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10 reasons to have your own Blumil electric wheelchair

10 reasons to have your Blumil electric wheelchair, accessible travel, travel in an electric wheelchair

Ever since Blumil electric wheelchair entered my life, everything has changed. Experiencing freedom became reality, dangerous pavements stopped threatening my safety during strolls around the city and navigating limited spaces was suddenly easier than ever. Words, however, mean nothing if there’s nothing to back them up so I would like to present you with 10 reasons to have your own Blumil electric wheelchair!  There are hundreds of reasons, but 10 is a nice number to start with… so here we go!

 

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5 most difficult places to navigate – unless you’re on Blumil!

I’ve never been the one to shy away from the traveling challenges, but my wheelchairs used to be more likely to withdraw from the traveling game. On hills of Lisbon, between beautiful buildings of Budapest and lovely streets of Prague, there were moments when my wheelchair simply needed to live up to the challenge of a very difficult terrain.

 

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On the road again: Asian trip 2017!

Accessible travel: Hong Kong, Singapore, Dubai, Bangkok. Wheelchair friendly travel, electric wheelchair travel

On the road, everything feels different. The air tastes like freedom, each cloud is a passing companion and an uncomfortable plane seat is suddenly a gateway to new universes.  Traveling is a bug: once you catch it, it’ll stay in your system forever. I’m simply hooked on traveling and exploring the world, so I am beyond excited to tell you about my new trip a little bit ahead of time… In 3 days I’ll be sitting on the plane to Bangkok where my trip kicks off. From Bangkok, I’ll head to Hong Kong and Singapore, come back to Bangkok, fly to Dubai and finally back home – to Warsaw. I have only two weeks for the entire expedition. Naturally,  I’m prepared for the intense sightseeing. I need to squeeze everything out of 336+ hours I’ll spend in Asia! What’s the plan? More it about below!
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Traveling diaries: Berlin rediscovered

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Sometimes I fall in love with cities at first sight. Boom, the first time I set my eyes on the streets, I know they will take my breath away. Sometimes, though, I am not quite as amazed. Relaxed? Liking the place? Yes! Blown away? Not really. It’s natural to like some cities more than others, but discovering magic in something you’ve deemed “regular” feels absolutely amazing. Berlin’s vibe didn’t really capture my heart when I saw it years ago, but I was left surprised and impressed with this city, once I gave it one more chance. I attended IFA – Consumer Electronics Fair – this September and had a chance to explore Berlin again. It turned out that first impressions aren’t everything, after all! Below I’ll show you around Berlin I liked so much – vibrant and racing towards the future.

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Blumil in the world of e-books: Part II

Blumil e-book about accessibility, wheelchair friendly tourism and more, Blumil electric wheelchair
  1. The first time I mentioned Blumil e-book,  I told you it was over 100+ pages of travel info, advice and stories. What if I told you there was more to come? Yes, you guessed right – “Worldwide Accessibility rating: Part 2” is ready to arrive in your e-mail box! Since I know nobody likes spam, let me assure you – it’s 169 pages of practical travel knowledge!

 

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The Great Accessibility Rating (for manual and electric wheelchair users)

The Great Accessibility Rating, electric wheelchair travel, accessible travel destinations, inaccessible travel destinations

It’s your first day in a lovely city and you’re holding a leaflet you received from your travel agent. The paper brochure in your hands lured you with a promise of wonder, excitement, relax and the adventure of the lifetime. When asked about the accessibility, everybody in the travel agency claimed the city was truly modern and friendly for everybody, so you took your chance.

 

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