Accessible Travel

Travelling as A Blind Uber Rider in Canada

by Jeffrey Stark

September 25th, 2016

For those who have been unsure about trying out Uber or how well it works.  I want to assure you that it is a fantastic service.  As a blind person, I don’t drive and therefore only have public transit, taxis and the good will of others as transport options.  It is great to have other […]

Toronto Tourism For Families With A Blind Member

by Jeffrey Stark

June 28th, 2016

In my family there are 2 blind members, 1 adult and 1 13year old girl. When the family was planning a trip to Toronto we really didn’t know where to start. A quick google for things that would be. Of interest for Blind Tourists yielded pretty much nothing and a visit to the Toronto Tourist […]

Best GPS app for blind travellers.

by Jeffrey Stark

January 28th, 2014

As many of you know, I travel semi-regularly and have found myself in all kinds of unfamiliar places over the years.  I've used the trekker, breeze, mobile geo, wayfinder access and all the free and low cost GPS solutions I could get my hands on both iOS and Android.  For those not familiar with gps […]

Google Now Great for providing access to your surroundings

by Jeffrey Stark

October 24th, 2012

Google released a new feature called "Google Now" in their latest version of the Android OS called Jelly Bean.     Google Now is a screen that contains "cards" of concise information that Google has guessed you might need, "now".  You simply tap the "Google" icon from your desktop, the search icon or voice search icon and […]

Notes / Tweets From Lake Joe Technology Training 2012

by Jeffrey Stark

September 30th, 2012

_ #ljt1 2 Lake Joe Technology Training -2012 5 days of technology training, exploration & excitement at CNIB's beautiful and accessible Lake Joe facility Trending Words alt, @lordjeff, @mcourcel, up, slide, press, powerpoint, rt, now, use, enter, arrow, right, dropbox, list Event Participants _ RT @mcourcel: RT @mcourcel: A slightly edited tweet list of the […]

Blind Travel – Stress Free Flying

by Jeffrey Stark

May 30th, 2012

I travel a fair bit. Sometimes for work, sometimes to participate in a working group or non-profit's event and sometimes for my own entertainment. This is the first of what will hopefully become a regular travel posting. I'm going to use this blog to share with you some tips, suggestions and advice from a veteran […]