Text Size:
Contrast Scheme: Subscribe to RSS feed

125 countries in 17 years! This blind & deaf traveler has set serious travel goals!

December 15, 2017

Tony Giles is a blind and deaf traveler and has visited 125 countries around the world.

Despite his impairments, Giles travels on his own and has no companion. He decided to travel to every country on the planet as a challenge for his disability.

Giles started his adventurous travel in March 2000 in the United States and has covered the vast distance himself.

Tony the Traveler

South Africa, Lesotho, Swaziland, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Iceland and Sri Lanka, he remembers all the countries he visited and how he felt in each one of them.

His travelling is funded by a monthly pension that he receives from a small amount that his father left for him.

He uses public transports and budget hotels and tries to spend as little as possible.

Tony Giles graduated with a degree in American studies from Northampton University in 2001.

He is currently back home in the UK and is still deciding the country he will travel to next year.

Read More:

Want to feature your inspiring story or share an event with the disabled community? Write to:

Related News

Read More

Newz Hook - Changing Attitudes towards Disability Newz Hook - Accessible News