Wacken open air festival 2017 in a wheelchair

Wacken open air festival 2017 in a wheelchair

31/10/2017

My name is Andrea Schütt and since 2010 I rely on a manual power assist wheelchair. On the first weekend of August 2017, the world’s biggest Heavy Metal Open-Air Festival took place again in the tranquil little German town of Wacken, in Schleswig-Holstein. The festival provides metalheads in wheelchairs a fantastic festival experience, with mobile wristband distribution, wheelchair repairs, medicine storage, physiotherapy and recharge stations for power wheelchairs.

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The ultimate guide to accessible beaches in Spain

The ultimate guide to accessible beaches in Spain

29/06/2017

With summer just around the corner you may be planning your holiday (if you haven’t already!). Looking to book a Spanish beach escape? If so, check out this list of accessible beaches to help you to choose the perfect resort.When planning a trip, it is important to organise some things like hotels, transport, visits to monuments or restaurant reservations in advance. If you have a disability or have a mobility problem, prior planning ensures you can choose buildings and locations which are accessible to you.This guide will help you find the beaches that are best equipped with ramps, walkways, adapted changing rooms and other aspects to cover your needs.

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Accessible tourism: how to plan your next trip

Accessible tourism: how to plan your next trip

24/05/2017

Planning a holiday or weekend getaway? Increasingly more and more cities are promoting themselves as offering ‘accessible tourism’ but it’s still worth doing some research and planning in advance to ensure a stress-free trip.

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Accessible tourism: how to plan your next trip

Accessible tourism: how to plan your next trip

14/01/2016

Planning a holiday or weekend getaway? Increasingly more and more cities are promoting themselves as offering ‘accessible tourism’ but it’s still worth doing some research and planning prior to your trip to ensure a stress-free trip.An increasing number of agents are now offering accessible tourism recommendations and we’re certain that in the future, you will be able to plan trips without having to take any special measures and can assume that any hotel or city will have suitable adaptability requirements enabling you to enjoy your stay. Until that time arrives, here are our top 10 tips for travelling with a wheelchair.

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