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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 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

Your time is now – 12 Reasons to Take a Sabbatical

Contrary to what people may tell you, travelling does not end when your student card expires. Oh no. In fact, it’s about to get a whole lot more interesting. Say hello to the sabbatical.

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Your time is now – 12 Reasons to Take a Sabbatical

Shakedown, Dubai

Dubai really is the perfect place to escape to for some serious relaxing in sunny luxury. If you’re flying with Emirates somewhere long-haul, then you *have* to stop over for a few days. If you want to escape winter in the UK, then you definitely have to go. Here’s your beginner’s guide to Dubai.

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Shakedown, Dubai

Where to find our favourite food in Vietnam

Vietnam has so much amazing food – but how do you know where the best places to get it are? Find out what to eat and where to get it, with our handy run down of the best street food in Vietnam’s capital city, Hanoi.

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Where to find our favourite food in Vietnam