Here’s why Izzy was glad Brexit didn’t happen last year!


Matlock student Izzy Bunting (pictured) travelled across Europe late last year on trains that didn’t cost her a penny – thanks to the EU! Here’s her report of her continental adventure.

INTERRAILING is an easy way for young people to experience independent travel. The Interrail Pass allows you to travel on almost any train in Europe and is a cost-effective way to explore several countries in a short time. I was lucky enough to win a pass through the DiscoverEU scheme, which awards free passes to 15,000 18-year-old Europeans each year. This aims to encourage young people to travel and learn about European culture. My pass gave me seven days of travel within one month. By tackling the challenges of travelling alone, I hoped to become more confident and independent…