Author archive for Stories

  • 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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  • The Acoustic River Sessions

    The second Twitchy Feet Club fundraising music event was on board York Boat’s ‘Captain James Cook’ on Sunday 2nd February, 2014.

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  • The Twitchy Feet Club

    The Twitchy Feet Club is a new fundraising music event held at The Duchess in York.

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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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  • Walking Safari in Pilanesberg National Park

    Walking safaris are a great way to see wildlife in Africa. It adds an extra dimension to your safari experience especially when you are exploring a Big Five national park such as Pilanesberg in South Africa.

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  • The Capital of Ecuador

    Travelling in South America we visited the capital of Ecuador, Quito. In researching this city we came across countless accounts warning how dangerous this city is.

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  • Safer Travel App Launched

    In 2012, we celebrated our 10 year anniversary, and to keep up with the busy lives of travellers we decided to create a Travel Safety App for iPhone and iPad.

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  • York Minster Anniversary Service

    On the 10th of April 2012 we remembered Caroline in York Minster.

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