Paralympic athlete Tori Pendergast travels the world as a female sit skier and is sharing her experiences and travel tips with us. Image credit – Australian Paralympic Committee Tell us a bit about yourself, your sport and your disability. I’m Australia’s first female alpine sit skier and have a condition called sacral agenesis, meaning I

Fantastic news! Virgin Australia has made an announcement today which further recognises the needs of families with a child with a disability. Virgin Australia now accepts select Approved Support Devices designed to provide additional postural support to infants and children. From today, families will be able to travel with the following seating to make travel

Cruises are proving a popular choice for Australian travellers. Not only do they offer great value for money with all meals and many activities included in the package price, but there’s good accessibility on many of the ships. Passengers with mobility restrictions can take hoists, commodes and shower chairs on board making it easier to

There are currently 17 million people in the world who have cerebral palsy so to help raise awareness for World Cerebral Palsy Day we’ve asked our readers to share their experiences. We asked the same three questions to show the variety of answers and ways cerebral palsy affects people. Marlena, Gold Coast Australia Tell us

In late 2015, I climbed the ladder, not the literal version associated with one’s career path, but the physical one that all middle-aged men like me should avoid. The resultant fall ended badly with compression of C3 and C4 in the upper spinal cord and a diagnosis of long-term quadriplegia. So the last three years

Have you ever thought of travelling with a support worker? It’s often difficult to know where to start, how to negotiate pay and hours with a potential worker and how to ensure you pick the right person. Tegan is 30 years old and lives independently in Hamilton, New Zealand and regularly travels with the assistance

Bethany is a plant-based foodie with an insatiable hunger for travel and she’s sharing her tips for travelling with a dietary restriction with us. 9 Tips for Travelling with Dietary Restriction The best way to get a taste of a country’s culture is through its cuisine. But diving head first into the exotic culinary droves

Airport lounges used to be reserved for frequent flyers who could afford to purchase an airline’s membership program, but not any more. Things have changed with the introduction of independent lounges around the world. Lounge Buddy allows travellers to search for an available lounge and purchase a single entry pass for a journey. On my

Travel insurance is often an after thought when it comes to booking a holiday but it’s an essential part of the booking process. If you are travelling with an existing medical condition it is even more important to ensure you have appropriate cover. Here’s five things you need to know about travel insurance. It’s important

It’s easy to get caught up in planning the exciting elements of a holiday but it’s important to ensure you take care of your health too. If you’re travelling with medication, there are some easy things to do before you leave to reduce the stress while you’re away.