Episode 73: Solo Travel on 4 Wheels
Featuring Sylvia Longmire
Sylvia Longmire is a writer, Air Force Veteran, mother of two boys, longtime world adventurer, and recently became a wheelchair user. To date, Sylvia has visited 54 countries, 43 of those as a wheelchair user and 34 of those by herself. Sylvia uses her talent for writing to share resources with wheelchair user communities and encourage others to get out there, too.
Whether you currently use a wheelchair, know someone who does, or might some day (which is something everyone has in common!), this episode is full of practical tips, advice, and inspiration for your next adventure.
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In this episode, you'll hear:
How Sylvia got started traveling
What destinations Sylvia is drawn to as a wheelchair user
A few of Sylvia’s favorite wheelchair-accessible destinations
Three essential factors that are important to travelers using wheelchairs
Some basics on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and how it interacts with travel
How road trips can be possible for those using wheelchairs
What it’s like for Sylvia to travel with her kids
Other resources mentioned in this episode:
Follow Sylvia on Instagram - @sylvia_longmire
Sylvia’s website - Spin The Globe
Sylvia’s travel agency - Spin The Globe Travel
An example of a wheelchair-accessible RV for rent on Airbnb!
Register for our WOTR Campout happening October 4-6th near Moab, Utah!
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