Author archive for Stories

  • Backpacking in Bali

    Bali can be a place full of adventures. Located in Indonesia, it is a small island in the Southeast of Asia, where Indonesia itself is made up of more than 17,000 islands. It is a tropical island, where the weather is humid and warm all year round. There are two seasons, which are the dry season, from May to September, and the rainy season from October to April.

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  • Visiting New York

    New York is one of the most popular cities in the world for tourists and visitors from all over the globe. This is thanks to the diverse culture, opportunities for activities, shopping, exciting dining experiences and a constant high energy atmosphere at its core. The bustling environment can be a real source of excitement for many visitors, who want to be a part of the heartbeat of the city.

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  • The Lake District: Bowness-on-Windermere

    The Lake District is more than a school residential; it of course has the lakes to explore, 16 to be exact, as well as other bodies of water and meres. But there are also caves and hidden gems to discover, and great food and drink to enjoy. I had to find out the hard way that lakes aren’t salty by falling in when I was younger, who knew!

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  • Natalie Mustard winner of the CRF Psychology Award

    Psychology Prize 2022

    Following a two year break with Covid-19 we were very proud to restart the Caroline’s Rainbow Foundation Psychology Award for excellence. Congratulations to this years winner was Natalie Mustard. 

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  • Chasing Rainbows-the Stolen Future of Caroline Ann Stuttle

    On the 10th April, the Stuttle family received the worst news possible. The headline in the newspaper read ‘English backpacker thrown to her death in Australia’. The book is an insightful real-life story of ordinary people who found themselves in extraordinary circumstances.

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  • Caroline Stuttle smiling in front of a bridge

    The Real Death in Paradise | Discovery+

    British true-crime documentary series in which family members, friends and investigators share first-hand accounts of mysterious deaths, both solved and unsolved, of British citizens abroad. Episode 4 | Murder in Australia. British residents love to escape Britain’s miserable weather for sunny skies and sandy beaches.

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  • 20th Anniversary Commemoration Service for Caroline Ann Stuttle

    A service for Caroline was held in Bundaberg and broadcast on YouTube Live on the 10th of April 2022.  An intimate meeting was held on the 12th April 2022 at the Mansion House in York, with prayer and candle lighting from the Lord Mayor.

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  • 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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