Category Archives: Travel

My journey to the Toastmasters District 58 Table Topics Contest

I can’t believe I won third place at the Toastmasters District 58 Table Topics Contest! I wasn’t supposed to compete at this level, but, by a turn of events, I had the opportunity to represent my club and area in the competition in … Continue reading

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Difficulties with traveling with a 200+ pound power chair

The website AbleThrive curates and delivers solutions for life with a disability. Each week, they connect people through social media to share how people participate in daily activities. This week’s theme is #ThisIsHowI travel. People can post photos and short … Continue reading

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Is Uber the way to go?

We have all heard the pros and cons of riding with Uber. Transportation Network Companies (TNC) –Uber and Lyft — are trying to make an impact on the transportation scene with vehicles that are wheelchair accessible. However, the main issue is … Continue reading

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Wheelchair-friendly restaurants

Charleston was recently named No. 15 in the Top 20 Most Charming Small Cities in America! Part of what draws people to the area is it’s restaurant scene. There are tons of great restaurants around town, but some of them are easier … Continue reading

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Improving transportation in Charleston

As the Charleston, S.C. community continues to grow with tourism, residents and businesses, so does the need to increase its infrastructure to handle the influx of people. Transportation alternatives are being discussed through the I-26 Alternatives Analysis to improve maneuverability … Continue reading

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‘Tis the season for travel

We all remember the lyrics “Over the river and through the woods to grandmother’s house we go.” Since I spent Thanksgiving with my grandmother and other family members, this song comes to mind this time of the year. During the holiday season, … Continue reading

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It’s Time to Travel

Traveling by plane, train or automobile can be a daunting task for people with disabilities. But, that shouldn’t stop you from exploring the world. A number of resources are available to make traveling a more enjoyable experience. I came across … Continue reading

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