Travel Stories

Travel Stories

The most important part of any travelling adventure is returning safety. We have collected a selection of travel stories, highlighting some of the amazing experiences out there and obstacles you might face.

If you have just returned from your travels email us with your travel stories and advice.

Seeing the world and travelling is a blessing, to be able to do so in a safe and secure environment means you can make the most of your travels.

“The best education I have ever received was through travel.”

  • Accident in Vietnam

    The Financial Services Ombudsman has found Boots’ travel insurance, provider, AIG/Chartis, guilty of unreasonably using small print to avoid a claim and ordered them to pay in full.

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  • I was kidnapped

    More than three years have passed since this unfortunate event. Luckily, nothing tragic then happened to me. I was neither raped nor stabbed, sequestrated nor assaulted; I was only threatened.

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  • Terrifying Ordeal

    The trip to Nepal was something we’d been planning for nearly a year. Myself and three friends had booked a ten day trek around the Annapurnas in the Himalayas, followed by five weeks in India.

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  • A Gap Year with Gap Yah?

    Last year comedian Matt Lacey’s alter ego, the ridiculously annoying but hilariously funny ‘Orlando’, became an Internet sensation.

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  • Rebekka’s Story

    Rebekka was a 23 year old girl full of life who went backpacking for the first time in 2001. She travelled and worked for 8 months but unfortunately her time was cut short.

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