Bangkok – Khao San Road

Finally showered in my hostel and with a new change of clothes, I wandered out into the busy evening, the streets a lit with neon lights and the warm glow of street food vendor fires. I was absolutely starving and the best way I thought to spend my evening recuperating was to grab some food …

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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 …

Deaf Travel Interview with Deafie Blogger

Deafie Blogger

Years ago, as a deaf person, I didn't believe I could travel on my own around the world so I put everything off. I didn't really have anyone to look up to giving me that confidence that, yes, you can travel on your own without any limits. Thanks to many bloggers out there, I was …

Podcast (with transcript) with Hear Me Out CC about deaf travel

Hear Me Out CC

Late last year, I had the enormous privilege to be interviewed by Ahmed Khalifa of Hear Me Out CC to talk about 'My Journey Around the World as a Deaf Traveller'. This podcast (with transcripts) is part of a series of 'stories from fascinating individuals in and around the d/Deaf community' and I was lucky enough …

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The Deaf Traveller

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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 …

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 …

I Solo Deaf Travelled in 35 Countries, you can too!

Are you someone who is deaf or have hearing loss? Do you feel the urge to travel around the world? Are you worried you can't do it on your own? Then you don't need to worry what so ever! If I can travel around the world as a deaf traveller, then you can too. In …

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, …

The Deaf Traveller’s Standard Hearing Aid Packing Guide

If you're going on a round the world trip, a city break, a beach holiday or more, then you know packing your bag can be a tense situation (thank you flight carry on weight and size restrictions!) But before I even think about grabbing my clothes, shades or even my toothbrush, I lay out what …