Episode 4: Trouble in Paris (Trouble with Me Podcast)

Join us on a fantastic tour of Paris to discover its accessibility secrets, followed by a thrilling horror story taking place on a freezing night at the Nagano Fireworks Festival. As always, there’ll be accessibility tips and our sounds of the world.

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Episode summary

  • Intro – 0:00
  • What’s on the Menu? – 0:50
  • City of the Day (Paris) – 1:33
  • Accessibility Horror Story (Nagano) – 9:25
  • Tip of the Day – 17:42
    • If you are discriminated against, make yourself heard and complain, if you have the time and energy to do so.
    • Call in advance to hotels, concert venues, festivals, etc. to double-check accessibility and/or ask locals about it (TabiFolk community is a great place to look for answers).
  • Sounds of the World – 20:39

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  1. Uggg so many times I’ve bumped into that “we need to protect you form ‘unsafe’ things” attitude here in Japan. Glad you stood your ground. Hopefully that will have changed their minds and make it easier for others in the future.

    1. That would be nice. I may go there in the future to see if they now have reserved seating and more willingness to welcome disabled people. Nevertheless, I’d do the reservation in advance, just in case xD

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