I’m struggling…

I'm just a boring old fart with nothing interesting to say. That thought reverberated through my head as I sat sipping my pint of beer, smiling weakly, at the hubbub of conversations washed over me. Only snatching every third word of every sentence, I tried in vain to adjust my hearing aid to get further …

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‘Don’t dwell on what you can’t do’: Travelling with disabilities

Last month, I was proud to part of a group of people with disabilities to promote that travelling with your disability doesn't stop you from seeing the world. However, we believe that the travel industry needs to change and we offer tips and advice for your next travels wherever you want to go in the …

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The Deaf Traveller

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Tonotopia: Listening through Cochlear Implants

Tonotopia - listening through cochlear implants

Ever wondered what it's like to hear through a cochlear implant?  Well, you can! Tonotopia is an exhibition in the Victoria and Albert Museum in London that helps people to understand the digital sounds perceived by those who are profoundly deaf with cochlear implants. Tom Tlalim invited six cochlear implant users (one of them is …

Workplace Assessments: Supporting you and your hearing loss at work

Workplace Assessment

Hey. I bet you can't wait to go on your next holiday to get away from work, right? It's a chance to unwind and relax from your daily work and what's more, from concentrating and reminding people about your deafness. With all the stress, tiredness and long hours in total concentration, sometimes you don't feel …

Are UK trains deaf friendly? 

Trains

'Dammit!'  I swore loudly as yet another train that I was on heading into London changed destination, this time heading to Kings Cross instead of Moorgate in East London. I suppose I knew something was up as the tannoy crackled with a non-descript voice making an announcement as we arrived in one of the stops, …

5 Annoying Sayings Deaf Travellers Hear On The Road

Deaf

I don't know about other deaf travellers, but during the last two years of travelling around the world with just me and both my hearing aids, I get used to five annoying different sayings I often hear uttered back at me from fellow travellers and locals upon meeting them. How do I respond? With ingenuity... …

Meet The Team: Ed Rex

Ed

ED REX – Founder, Chief Editor and European Contact Let’s learn more about this handsome creature. It’s question time! 1: Name Ed Rex 2: Travel Blog and Social Media Blog: RexyEdventures.com                                                Facebook: /rexyedventures Twitter: @rexyedventures       …

Meet the Team: Cherie King

Cherie

CHERIE KING – Editor and North American Contact Let’s learn more about this gorgeous creature. It’s question time! 1: Name Cherie King 2: Travel Blog and Social Media Blog: Flight of the Travel Bee                                           Facebook: /flightofthetravelbee Twitter: @thetravelbee    …