Travel Stories

Travel Stories

Real Life Travel Stories and Travellers Interviews with Safety Advice

Travel Stories

Inspiration to travel is sometimes all we need to book our next adventure. We have collected a selection of amazing travel stories, highlighting some of the wonderful experiences out there in the world and some of the obstacles you might face along the way.


If you have just returned from your travels or would like to share a travel story please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

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

  • What is VR and how can it be applied to travel safety?

    The Airport Experience is a virtual reality project brought to you by Caroline’s Rainbow Foundation in collaboration with XR Stories and York St John University. In it, you are a travellers arriving at the airport before your go off on your travels. The aim of the game is to successfully make it through the airport process, including check-in, security and boarding, whilst overcoming different challenges and interactions along the way.

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  • Staycation round up: is it still worth going on a staycation instead of going abroad?

    It’s been long enough now that many people have been on holiday since lockdown was lifted and travel opened up again back in May. Many people have been travelling since, and despite some foreign countries being safe enough to travel to, the majority of people have been sticking to staycations as they feel more comfortable staying in their home country.

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  • Beautiful coastline with blue skies and blue waters

    Devon or Dubai? Exploring the skyrocketing prices of UK holiday homes

    The 12th of April was a big day for the UK, with the first set of lockdown measures being lifted across the country. This meant that lots of businesses were finally able to reopen – including self-contained holiday accommodation. This was absolutely fantastic news for both travellers and also the people that owned these holiday lets. Since the start of the original UK lockdown in March 2021, it has been an incredibly bumpy ride for owners of holiday homes – being allowed to reopen in the summer of 2020 to a record numbers of holidaymakers, only to be shut down again in the winter months due to coronavirus restrictions being re-tightened.

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  • Amazing sunset view over ocean

    “We’ve got nothing to lose just a lot to win..” A Spanish Leap of Faith

    “Are you crazy” the words said by many people close to me at the talks I had given at me renting my house, leaving a safe secure job and life in England during a global pandemic to go work in Spain, Madrid/ Ibiza, for one year, during Brexit. “No risks no rewards” the phrase I kept telling myself. It was safe to say at the time of moving I needed a change, mentally I had some healing to do and that would only happen away from the place it was caused. Right time, right opportunity, it was time to leave.

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  • Caroline Stuttle smiling in front of a bridge

    Caroline’s Rainbow Foundation anniversary: 19 years chasing rainbows

    2002 now seems like a lifetime ago. Another life when we were all completely different people. This year I feel is more significant in some way, as my sister Caroline lost her life at 19 and we have now had 19 years without her. I asked the question, what have I done with that time? Losing Caroline was by far the worst thing that ever happened in my life and to our family, we still remember her daily and want her to inspire others through Caroline’s Rainbow Foundation. Personally, I feel a responsibility to work hard and make her proud. We push to help other young people better understand the risks and stay safe when travelling.

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