10 simple tips on communicating with Deaf travellers

After travelling around the world in the last seven years as a deaf traveller, I've become aware that the top issue faced by deaf travellers is simple communication. Seriously. In every travel company, every transport route, tourism boards and even fellow travellers, simple communication tips for those talking with people with deafness and hearing loss …

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Travelling solo with a Cochlear Implant around the World

Cochlear Implant

‘You’re not going to travel around the world especially if you’re deaf’  A friend said to rain on my parade over a coffee when I revealed my intentions. I was still in my corporate job and I firmly declared what I would be doing six months later. I just gathered enough money to buy a …

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, …

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    …