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About Emma Mitra

Emma is STA Travel's resident Digital Marketing Executive. When she's not writing features for the blog, you'll find her pulling together the weekly STA Travel newsletter that you love so much (what? You don't receive it? Sign up now!) Emma went on her dream trip in 2011, taking 3 months out to travel around Asia, going overland from Thailand to Cambodia, Vietnam, Laos, jetting down to Indonesia, up in to Malaysia before finally flying to Beijing and making her way down to Hong Kong. Phew!

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5 Lesser Known American Cities You Should Add To Your List!

Done New York? Exhausted LA? Seen all there is to see in San Fran’? Your American exploration doesn’t have to stop there. We’ve hand picked five under-the-radar US cities that we reckon are well worth a visit.

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5 Lesser Known American Cities You Should Add To Your List!

Five Must Dos in Southern Thailand

Southern Thailand may be firmly on the backpacker trail, but there’s still loads waiting to be discovered. Join us, as we give southern Thailand a massive High Five, and count down five of our favourite things to do south of Bangkok.

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Five Must Dos in Southern Thailand

5 New Zealand Hikes You Have to Experience for Yourself

New Zealand is famous for its beautiful open space that’s just waiting to be hiked through. We take a look at five of the country’s best hiking routes, as we give New Zealand and its hikes a big old High Five. Is your favourite trek on there? Read on and find out.

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5 New Zealand Hikes You Have to Experience for Yourself

5 reasons to visit the Cook Islands

When my fiancé and I were planning our pretty epic honeymoon back in 2013, it’s safe to say we didn’t have a clue what we were doing. We had 2.5 months and we knew we wanted to go to Australia …

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5 reasons to visit the Cook Islands

4 Incredible USA Wilderness Destinations

Can any continent compete with the diverse wilderness of North America? We don’t think so. That’s why we’re giving the continent and its wilds a big High Five, and counting down five of our favourite spots to visit to have a really wild adventure.

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4 Incredible USA Wilderness Destinations