Cory in the Media

I have been featured on a variety of websites, TV segments, and print publications. If you would like to check out my content, just click the links below:


CBS News segment, aired nationwide across the USA in November 2016 –


The Passion Thailand, aired nationwide across Thailand in July 2017 –





Received the Ed Roberts Award from the Center for Independent Living in 2018


Gold winner of the 2017 Lowell Thomas Award for Best Travel Blog



Enshrined on the Wall of Fame at Morgan’s Wonderland in 2017


Received the 2017 Outstanding Young Alumnus Award from the University of West Georgia


Cluboid | The Top 50 Travel Bloggers 2017 (Curb Free ranked #9)


Credit Donkey | Best Solo Travel Blog 2016


Nomad Revelations | Curb Free is ranked the #1 Disabled Travel blog in the world


Man on the Lam | Top 100 Travel Blog Posts of 2014 (#20)





Lonely Planet | Meet Cory Lee, the man inspiring travellers who use wheelchairs to see the world


University of West Georgia | Beat This Bucket List: An Interview with Cory Lee


Nomadic Matt | How to Travel the World in a Wheelchair


Ethical Traveler Podcast | Podcast Episode 9 with Cory Lee


Passport Travel Marketing & PR Podcast | Welcoming Disabled Travelers


KQED Forum | Disability Rights Advocates Recognized on Ed Roberts Day


OnTravel | Cory Lee: The World in a Wheelchair


Everything Everywhere | Global Travel Conspiracy Episode 45


An Epic Education | Family Travel with a Wheelchair


Limitless Travel | Travel Inspiration – Cory Lee


Jessie on a Journey | This Traveler Proves Epic Adventures Are Possible In A Wheelchair


The Ufuoma | Traveling the World in a Wheelchair


Johnny Jet | Travel Style: Cory Lee


Responsible Travel | Folks We Love: Cory Lee


New Mobility Magazine | Make the Most of Your Accessible Cruise Experience: A Q&A With the Experts


Epic Enabled | Cory Lee – The accessible traveller


Climashield | Q&A: Braving Winter with Cory Lee


Radio Helsinki | Interview with #HelsinkiSecret Blogger Cory Lee


Handicap This | E37 – Cory Lee – Disability + Traveling


Where Else to Go | Episode #12 – Chattanooga, Tennessee


Bard Care | Travelling Curb-Free with Cory Lee


The Disabled Foodie | Cory Lee: Wheeling Around the World


The Ramble | How to Explore the World with a Physical Disability


Travel with Bender | Living the Dream: A Wheelchair Won’t Stop Cory


JS Living the Dream | Inspiring Travelers: Curb Free with Cory Lee


Backpack ME | World Travel in a Wheelchair


Mapping Megan | Inspiring Traveler: Cory Lee. Travel from a Wheelchair User’s Perspective


Misadventures with Andi | Traveler Tuesday Travel Blogger Interview


A Southern Gypsy | Meet the Gypsies: Cory Lee


Emily Luxton Travel Blog | Postcard From… Sydney


Mi Viaje por el Mundo | Travel with a Wheelchair (Interview in Spanish)



Content Created for Other Publications + Where I’ve Been Featured –


New Mobility Magazine | “Rolling Down Under” feature article. April 2015 issue, pages 14-16


New Mobility Magazine | “No Barriers Summit” feature article. November 2015 issue, pages 63-65

New Mobility Magazine | “Building a Life in Paradise” feature article. March 2016 issue, pages 14-19


New Mobility Magazine | Best Travel Products for Wheelchair Users


New Mobility Magazine | Flying the Unfriendly Skies


WRCB Channel 3 News | Helping those with travel challenges


mako Channel 2 | National news in Israel


WTVC News Channel 9 | Interviewed for The Human Race segment


Live Happy magazine | Featured in “Joyful Havens” article. August 2015 issue.


Quest Magazine | Four Steps to Booking a Hotel Room for Wheelchair Users


Quest Magazine | Featured in “Where to Next?” article. Summer 2015 issue.


Making a Difference Magazine | Featured on the cover and in the article “Are We There Yet? Traveling Well with a Disability


USA Today | Let’s be honest: Travelers, suppliers lie to each other


USA Today 10Best | Featured as an expert for the Best Georgia Attraction, Best Tennessee Attraction, and Best Alabama Attraction contests


U.S. News & World Report | How to Get Over Your Fear of Cruising


The Huffington Post | What Does Accessible Travel Actually Mean?


The Huffington Post | How to Get Over Your Fear of Cruising


Los Angeles Times | If you’re using a wheelchair while traveling, how to get help, resolve problems and keep your cool


Los Angeles Times | How to help smooth trip through airport for passengers in wheelchairs


Los Angeles Times | Airline restrooms may challenge wheelchair users; here’s expert advice


Chattanooga Times Free Press | Have chair, will travel


Chattanooga Times Free Press | Around the world in a wheelchair


Travel Channel | Best Beaches for Wheelchair Users


Travel Channel | 10 Tips for Traveling With Physical Disabilities


TODAY | 5 family-friendly places to visit in Orlando, Florida


Trivago | The Ultimate Wheelchair Accessible Guide To Las Vegas


Trivago | The Ultimate Wheelchair Accessible Guide To Chicago


Trivago | The Ultimate Wheelchair Accessible Guide To Los Angeles


Trivago | The Ultimate Accessibility Guide to Orlando


Trivago | The Ultimate Accessibility Guide To Washington DC


Trivago | The 10 Most Wheelchair Accessible Cities In America


Trivago | 3 Reasons Why You Should Still Travel in a Wheelchair


Trivago | 5 Useful Travel Tips for Wheelchair Users


The Daily Dot | 5 ways to make money traveling the world


Lonely Planet | The world’s first fully wheelchair-accessible water park opened this weekend in Texas


Lonely Planet | LP Pathfinders: top posts from February 2017


Lonely Planet | LP Pathfinders blog round-up: Best in Travel 2017


Lonely Planet | Just back from… Israel


Lonely Planet | LP Pathfinders: top posts from August 2016


Lonely Planet | Featured in LP’s “Accessible Travel Online Resources” eBook


Lonely Planet | ‘Great Ocean Road Day Trip’ article in the Accessible Melbourne e-book


Lonely Planet | LP Pathfinders: top posts from October 2015


Lonely Planet | Seven alternatives to spending New Year’s Eve at home


BBC News | Some of my footage is featured in the clip ‘One mum’s fight to get wheelchairs on planes


Scootaround | 5 Awesome Sports for Wheelchair Users


Muscular Dystrophy Association | Curb Free With Cory Lee Reviews Morgan’s Inspiration Island


The Planet D | Unlimited Freedom, Wanderlust in a Wheelchair


L’Information du Nord Sainte-Agathe | Saint-Adolphe reçoit le blogueur et globe-trotteur Cory Lee


2foodtrippers | 7 Foods You Need to Eat in Ecuador


RideQuickie | 7 Reasons Why You Should Travel as a Wheelchair User


Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation | Adaptive Sports Activities in the US


Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation | America’s Most Accessible Amusement Parks


Visit Helsinki | An Overview of Cory Lee’s #HelsinkiSecret Residence


I Love NY | New York State’s Most Wheelchair Accessible Things to Do


Vagablogging | Pack a positive attitude and overcome anything


Two Monkeys Travel | 7 Awesome Things to Do in Helsinki, Finland


Food Travelist | 8 Foods You Need to Eat in Israel


Abilities Expo | Accessible Boston: Let’s Go Wheelin’ in Beantown


Abilities Expo | Rollin’ in the Windy City


Abilities Expo | Discovering the Big Apple’s Accessible Core



Food Network Canada | 20 Weirdest Foods Eaten Around the World




Where I’ve Spoken At


Ed Roberts Campus, Berkeley | January 2018


Travel Blogger Exchange (TBEX), Jerusalem | March 2017


Abilities Expo, Houston | August 2016


The Speak Foundation Conference for Individuals with Neuromuscular Disorders, Atlanta | July 2016


Travel Blogger Exchange (TBEX), North America | May 2016


Indiana Governor’s Conference for People with Disabilities | December 2015


G.R.E.A.T Conference, Raleigh, NC | November 2015


Abilities Expo, NY Metro | May 2015


Abilities Expo, Los Angeles | March 2015


Muscular Dystrophy Association of Atlanta | December 2014







  • Jamie moore says:

    My husband recently became disabled and we want to go on our first vacation. Indeed help with something easy to do. He can be hard to take care of sometimes. We were thing California.

    • Cory Lee says:

      California is generally a great destination for wheelchair users. I’ve been to Southern California a few times and always love it. If you’d like an accessible van rental in California, check out MobilityWorks. They have great rentals!

  • Amanda says:

    I love this blog Cory, I have a Disabled Son and I always come here to look for destination I can take him. He sure feels a bit odd But I make sure that He feels comfortable.

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