There’s no shortage of travel articles in the style of ‘5 things I learned while trekking in Nepal/cycling across America/*’ (*insert any activity anywhere). It’s refreshing therefore to find one which throws a light on the challenges and the rewards experienced by a traveller in a wheelchair. Anthony William is determined to visit every country in the world. In a candid and often humorous post on the popular travel site Matador, Anthony recalls some of the obstacles he has faced while exploring far-flung places, and the reactions he has faced as a traveller in a wheelchair.

The 6 things I learnt whilst travelling with a disability: