Archive for the ‘Travel advice and thoughts’ Category

There are some nice advantages to being deaf when travelling. The video below shares a couple of those with you.

Click here for the transcript.

There are probably thousands of other benefits to being deaf. Another one is not having to listen to the dodgy music your bus driver chooses play on long journeys, for example. Win!

Can you think of some?


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Deaf Hostelling pictureIf you are keen on meeting up with deaf people overseas, you might want to give DeafHostelling a try.

I haven’t used it yet, but it sounds fantastic.

You can sign up, meet for coffee, and even crash out on a spare bed or couch of another DeafHostelling member overseas. Alternatively, if you’re staying home, you can meet people from all over the world in the comfort of your favorite local cafe!

Take a peek at: www.deafhostelling.com

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We all know that being a deaf traveller is just like being a non-deaf (hearing) traveller.

It really isn’t that different.

Still, here are some handy hints for intrepid deaf explorers to help solve some common annoyances!

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Travelling safe is mostly about having common sense, and staying alert to situations and information.

Read the news.

Regularly check the Australian Government’s Smartraveller.gov.au website – especially the ‘Travel Advisories’.

And keep in touch with family and friends!

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We are all responsible for looking after our planet.

It doesn’t matter whether we are in Australia or elsewhere on the globe!

My latest video contains three super-simple tips to help you do your bit. After all, looking after places like the Erawan Falls, Thailand seems like good common sense to me.

Being environmentally friendly can save you cash when you’re travelling too!

Visit Deaf Planet’s travel advice here or press play below:

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