Saturday, January 29, 2022

The unluckiest traveller


“A student who won an internet competition to find Britain’s unluckiest tourist has landed a job as a travel correspondent.

In the last three years Polish border guards held him at gunpoint, he has had a motorbike accident in Holland and he has been mugged in France.

Chris, a TV Production student at the University of Lincolnshire and Humberside in Lincoln, said: “”They say that travel is supposed to broaden the mind but in my case it has completely done my head in. I’ve only been travelling for three years or so but I’ve had an incredible run of bad luck. It’s been with me since I started, basically.””

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Stephan Whelan
Stephan is the Founder of His passion for the underwater world started at 8 years old with a try-dive in a hotel pool on holiday that soon formulated into a lifelong love affair with the oceans. In 1996 he set up and has grown the site to be the most popular diving website and community in the world.