Freewheeling on the open seas
You’ll get no argument from me. Thanksgiving is the traditional time to spend with family. But my wife and I decided we wanted a nontraditional backdrop for last year’s holiday. So, along with my son, daughter-in-law and 7-month-old grandson, we signed up for a pampering voyage on the Caribbean — and we’ll be forever thankful.
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...
In "Choose to Cruise: A Primer", we explored what cruises were all about and how to pick one. I promised that in this second installment I'd take you along on an actual cruise with me and my wife, Ute, from start to finish. My experience will show you what I liked, what obstacles I faced as a scooter user with myotonic muscular dystrophy, and how I handled them.
In this two-part series, writer Andy Vladimir offers tips on selecting the "right" cruise and getting the best deals. Next, he heads to the Caribbean for a report on accessible ports-of-call and fine dining.
More than 6 million people are going to take a cruise this year. Believe it or not, about 80 percent of them will start planning their next cruises as soon as they get off the ship. I confess to being one of those addicts.
As a travel writer with muscular dystrophy I use an Amigo scooter to get around. I've roamed the streets of Paris and Berlin, visited the grizzly bears at Katmai National...