Wheelchair travel tips from a wheelchair user

Wheelchair travel tips from a wheelchair user

We’re pleased to share the next guest post in our accessible travel series where we feature different types of travelers who enjoy seeing the world in spite of what others may see as limitations. Brittany was born with a condition called dwarfism and doctors didn’t expect her to live longer than a few days. She […]

Visit Romania by public transport

Visit Romania by public transport

We recently spent a wonderful two weeks in Transylvania in Romania. We spent a lot of time deciding how to travel in Transylvania, and did quite a bit of research to figure out which option made the most sense for us. Ultimately we decided to travel by train and bus, and are very glad we did. In […]

Overcoming travel anxiety

How to overcome travel anxiety

We’re excited to introduce the next guest author in our accessible travel series. Nicky writes the blog, That Anxious Traveller, where she is documenting her journeys around the world while trying to keep her anxiety at bay. In this post, she tells the story of how traveling has actually helped her manage her anxiety and […]

How to take the ferry from Fukuoka to Busan

How to take the ferry from Fukuoka to Busan

During our time in Asia, we traveled from Japan to South Korea by ferry! Specifically we took a ferry from Fukuoka to Busan. We were a little uncertain of how the trip would go, but it turned out great. Since there isn’t too much information out there on how to take the ferry from Fukuoka to […]

Two great bases for a Yorkshire Dales holiday: Hawes and Masham

Cow, Yorkshire Dales, UK

In early June, we took a week-long trip to Yorkshire, England. We were attending a LAM conference in Leeds and decided to extend our visit to explore some of North Yorkshire’s prettier landscape. After seeing pictures of rolling green hills and reading about walking through sheep pastures to see waterfalls, we knew we wanted to […]

Planning a world trip itinerary

Planning a world trip itinerary

So you’ve decided you want to quit your job and travel the world. But thinking about where to go and when and for how long is completely overwhelming. Planning a world trip itinerary can indeed be daunting. It’s easy to get completely confused and overloaded by the vast number of choices you have. But with […]

Five wheelchair accessible things to do in Tenerife

Wheelchair accessible things to do in Tenerife, Spain

We’re excited to introduce a new series of guest posts all about accessible travel. We’re featuring people with different backgrounds all around the world who love traveling in spite of what others may see as limitations. First up is Alex, the blogger behind The Life Quadriplegic. Alex was disabled in a car crash at the […]

Our complete around the world itinerary

Our complete around the world itinerary

We’re writing this two years since we left our apartment in Brooklyn, NY to embark on a year-long trip around the world. We honestly can’t believe it was that long ago. We wrote the first draft of this post of our complete around the world itinerary from memory without referring to any of our (copious) […]

Reflecting on milestones

View from Cetatuia Hill, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

June 17 is a pretty big day. Eight years ago today, I learned a very long word. Lymphangioleiomyomatosis. That word would answer questions like why I was struggling to breathe walking a flight of subway stairs or at my normal New Yorker pace. It was the scariest word I’d ever heard (its length didn’t help). […]

2018 Worldwide LAM Awareness Month

Worldwide LAM Awareness Month 2018

June is Worldwide LAM Awareness Month (WWLAM). Lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM) is a rare, incurable lung disease. Sarah was diagnosed with LAM in 2010. Since then, we’ve connected with many other women with LAM around the world. In honor of WWLAM 2018, we’re excited to share some of their stories and give you a glimpse into what […]