WheelchairTraveling.com by Ashley Lyn Olson

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Ashley Lyn Olson is a new name in the area of Inclusive Tourism but she is positioning herself to make a big impact. Check out her site WheelchairTraveling.com and welcome her to the community promoting inclusion in travel!

From her press release:

WheelchairTraveling.com gives travel tips and information from the unique perspective of someone in a wheelchair, with the goal of making travel accessible to other wheelchair users, and creating a vibrant online community where wheelchair travelers can share tips and ideas. This groundbreaking site is now expanding to include international destinations.

With reviews for more than 20 wheelchair-friendly destinations within the U.S., WHEELCHAIRTRAVELING.COM is excited to announce its first international destination - Berlin, Germany. Germany's largest and capital city, Berlin is a fascinating metropolis where the scars of a tumultuous history still show through its energetic modern facelift.

Berlin's wealth of cultural treasures has something to interest most everyone, and is largely accessible to the wheelchair traveler. Its excellent and easy-to-use public transportation system makes it easy to reach the city's highlights. For history buffs, highlights include the iconic Berlin Wall, Brandenburg Gate, and Checkpoint Charlie. Art lovers will delight in the 153 museums of Berlin, including the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Museum Island, a "district dedicated to art and antiquities." For those looking to partake in Berlin's famed nightlife, the rumors are true, but your best bet is to consult a local magazine, or better yet a local person, because the scene changes so rapidly, any tips given here will be "so last week."

Wheelchair friendly sites visited and reviewed include the Berliner Philharmoniker, the Aus der Sammlung Berggruen art museum, the Bundestag Allemand, the Berliner Dom protestant church, the world famous Berlin Zoo, and of course, the Berlin Wall.

For accessible lodging, the Domicil Hotel stood out as exceptionally wheelchair friendly, complete with a roll-in shower with a hand-held nozzle. Located near the local train station and the S Bahn and U Bahn metro lines (at the Zoological Gardens stop), it provided convenient access to Berlin's wonderful public transportation. The great customer service and delicious complimentary German breakfast didn't hurt either.

Wheelchairtraveling.com Founder, Ashley Olson, says the site, "plans to continue to expand its international destination reviews, increasing the number of destinations that wheelchair travelers can feel confident in exploring."
 
Contact Info:

Ashley Lyn Olson
wheelchairtravleing@yahoo.com
318 South Overlook Drive
San Ramon, CA 94582

Phone: 925-872-4265

Website: http://www.wheelchairtraveling.com

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