accessible travel

Expert tips to help plan your next trip & travel smarter and safer

posted on July 14, 2015 - 3:21pm
Traveling can be scary, especially if you have a physical disability. In my own travels over the years, I’ve been trapped in a bathroom, dumped out of a car onto Fifth Avenue, toppled over in a moving bus, stranded in a subway tunnel and even showered with glass after accidentally shattering a revolving door. Despite its inherent challenges, though, traveling also can be an exciting and...

And satisfy your inner adventurer

posted on January 1, 2008 - 2:43pm
QUEST Vol. 15, No. 1
In the depths of winter, people from the East Coast to the West begin thinking of ways to escape the house and office. If taking a vacation is on your to-do list this year, now’s the time to make plans. So, what will it be — a whirlwind tour around a city, with bright lights and big entertainment? A week spent lounging on a ribbon of soft sand, soaking up sun and surf? Or maybe a gambling town...

It’s a wonderful town

posted on November 1, 2007 - 9:43am
QUEST Vol. 14, No. 6
Our 15-year-old son won first place in a regional theater competition and was awarded an expense-paid trip to New York City — and suddenly our family was planning an impromptu visit to the Big Apple.
posted on September 1, 2005 - 3:56pm
QUEST Vol. 12, No. 5
Who: Todd Galli, 28 Where: Carlsbad, Calif. DX: Duchenne muscular dystrophy, diagnosed at age 4 What:
posted on July 1, 2005 - 2:06pm
QUEST Vol. 12, No. 4
Travel security Many of us with disabilities who travel in this post-Sept. 11 world have stories of encounters with wrongheaded security officials that ended in fury or humiliation. The frequency of these encounters may be diminishing, however. Early this year Sandra Cammaroto, program manager of the Transportation Security Administration’s Screening of Persons with Disabilities Program, produced...