33 episodes

The goal of this podcast is to empower blind and low-vision people to explore the world, and help our sighted friends see the world in a new way.

Frequently, as people lose their eyesight, they become more and more isolated. The Tactile Traveler hopes to empower people, not only to go literally around the world, but around the block to new adventures in their lives.

the tactile traveler The Tactile Traveler Nick Isenberg

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 17 Ratings

The goal of this podcast is to empower blind and low-vision people to explore the world, and help our sighted friends see the world in a new way.

Frequently, as people lose their eyesight, they become more and more isolated. The Tactile Traveler hopes to empower people, not only to go literally around the world, but around the block to new adventures in their lives.

    Tactile Traveler #32 - How to Swim in the Ocean as a Blind Person, A Trip to the Tasting Garden & Remembering Kat Bradbury

    Tactile Traveler #32 - How to Swim in the Ocean as a Blind Person, A Trip to the Tasting Garden & Remembering Kat Bradbury

    In this episode, we'll discuss how to swim in the ocean when you're blind, and a trip to a tasting, or food source, garden. 

    In memory of Kat Bradbury who made The Tractile Traveler possible.

    • 26 min
    Tactile Traveler #31 - What To Do In An Active Shooter Situation, Natural Disasters, Riding a Bicycle, & the Blind Driver Challenge

    Tactile Traveler #31 - What To Do In An Active Shooter Situation, Natural Disasters, Riding a Bicycle, & the Blind Driver Challenge

    What to do if you’re blind in an active shooter situation. A follow-up on our responsibilities in a natural disaster, like a hurricane or forest fire. How to ride a bicycle with only 10% field of vision. Blind race car driver, Dan Parker, has met the Blind Driver Challenge, and his newest challenge.

    • 26 min
    Tactile Traveler #30 - Natural Disasters, Loosing Your Cell Phone, Keeping Track of Your Medicine, & Computers for the Blind

    Tactile Traveler #30 - Natural Disasters, Loosing Your Cell Phone, Keeping Track of Your Medicine, & Computers for the Blind

    Our responsibilities during natural disasters like hurricanes or forest fires

    How to keep from loosing your cell phone

    Using folding hanging cosmetic cases to keep track of your medicine

    Computers for the Blind and Blind race car driver Dan Parker has met the Blind Drivers Challenge

    • 36 min
    Tactile Traveler #29 - Summer Edition, Glenwood Springs

    Tactile Traveler #29 - Summer Edition, Glenwood Springs

    In this Episode: Summer Edition; Why Glenwood Springs Colorado is one of the best tourist destinations for blind travelers because of all the experiential things to do there.  

    • 26 min
    Tactile Traveler #28 - Charles Bonnet Syndrome, Trip to a Car Show, Eating with Chopsticks

    Tactile Traveler #28 - Charles Bonnet Syndrome, Trip to a Car Show, Eating with Chopsticks

    How Charles Bonnet Syndrome affects your life

    Free help with home COVID test from Aira

    Taking a trip to a car show

    How to eat with chopsticks

    • 26 min
    Tactile Traveler #27 - Trucker Convoys, Little Screens, Silverware

    Tactile Traveler #27 - Trucker Convoys, Little Screens, Silverware

    In this Episode:

    What its like being blind in the truckers convoys in Ottawa, Canada.

    How little screens can make a big difference in your life.

    And, how to eat with silverware.

    The transcript of this episode will be available at the link below.

    Tactile Traveler 27 Transcript Link

    The goal of this podcast is to empower blind and low-vision people to explore the world, and help our sighted friends see the world in a new way.  Frequently, as people lose their eyesight, they become more and more isolated. The Tactile Traveler hopes to empower people, not only to go literally around the world, but around the block to new adventures in their lives.

    All episodes of this program are available at anchor.fm/thetactiletraveler

    We’d like you to weigh in on how were doing. Please let us know by sending an e-mail to thetactiletraveler@gmail.com we spell traveler the American way with one “L.”

    Transcripts of this program are also available for our deaf listeners by searching The Tactile Traveler in any search engine.

    This program is also being broadcast on the Audio Information Network of Colorado and in additional states.

    It’s also available by typing The Tactile Traveler into any search engine and available wherever you get podcasts and by asking your smart speaker for THE TACTILE TRAVELER podcast.

    • 26 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
17 Ratings

17 Ratings

franchne32 ,

Sending love from Maryland!!

I met Nick via an app called “Be My Eyes” and I’m so grateful to have had the opportunity to assist him as well as learn about his podcast! Keep doing what you’re doing, it’s amazing! Hope to connect with you again in the future!

jjdelacroix ,

Great show

Nick Isenberg is a great host and a kind man. Thanks for helping me appreciate the world in new ways.

SashIsAwesome ,

Great new perspective

I answered a Be My Eyes call, a gentleman who had a vacuum he placed outside taken from him, after confirming there was nothing more I could help with, he recommended this podcast and was very interesting to hear how they adapt to problems I wouldn’t give a second thought to.

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