Latin America
By Siobhan O'Brien Holmes

10 things you need to know about booking your next flight as early as possible

Check out these top insider tips on saving money on your next flight.

General
By Lisa Crowther

We Went Travelling, and got Engaged! 2 Blog Readers Share Their Romantic Proposal Stories Just in Time for Valentine’s Day

Last week, I took to Twitter to see if any of our followers had got engaged whist travelling, and asked them to tell me about it. Here are 2 of those stories, from Jenni Lee and Siobhan about how an already amazing trip, suddenly became a moment in their lives that they would never forget. Happy Valentine’s Day!

General
By Lisa Crowther

12 Up and Coming Travel Destinations to Visit in 2014

With our new destination brochures freshly delivered to stores, who better to give advice on the next hot destination for 2014 than brochure writer, and former STA Travel Expert Hannah Jeffrey. Hannah is one of our most clued up experts, so I’ve asked her to share her tips for places to visit next year. Here’s what she said…

Africa
By Lisa Crowther

10 Amazing Flash Sale Adventure Tours for only £399!

So, January has rolled around again, and while we’ve got a whole heap of amazing sale offers that are here for the entire month, we’ve decided, just ‘cause we like you so much, that we’re going to up the ante that bit more and offer some incredible – and totally unbeatable we might add – savings on a selection of some of our favourite adventure tours. Check out our best 10 deals on tours for this week.

Africa
By Francoise Daines

8 bus passes that will make your life easier when travelling

Getting around when you’re travelling can be made way easier if you book onto a hop-on hop-off bus pass. We check out 8 of our favourites, that will take you to all the best bits as well and off the beaten track in destinations such as Southeast Asia, South Africa, New Zealand and loads more…

Africa
By Stephanie Mitchell

10 Amazing January Sale Deals That Will Help You Make 2014 Unforgettable!

This year’s sale deals are, quite frankly, ridiculous. And we mean that in a good way! We’ve got so many deals floating around, that we decided to choose our our top 10 to make your life easier! Heren are our top 10 sale deals that will make your life unforgettable…

Latin America
By Anna Corbett

High Five… Alternative Christmas Food from Around the World!

Does your Christmas feast look like the same (albeit delicious) collection of turkey, roasties and sprouts every year? Why not mix it up a bit and take some inspiration from what others around the world will be chowing down on come 25th December. Check out our High 5 Alternative Christmas food options form around the world.

Worldwide
By Francoise Daines

Ask the Experts: How can we get the best out of our next 6 months in South America?

Ask the Experts is our weekly feature here on the blog where we invite our blog readers to send us their travel questions for a panel of our most experienced Travel Experts. This week, they tackle a question about trips from Lima and where to travel after in South America after Christmas.

General
By Lisa Crowther

Ask the Experts: What Tours Would You Suggest for An Adventure Junkie?

Our Experts take the reins of the STA Travel Blog again this week and aim to help one of our travel hungry blog readers fulfill their travelling desires with their tip top advice. This week they’re talking (very) active adventures…

General
By Lisa Crowther

STA Travel Expert Martyn Shares the Secrets of His Trip to Colombia

Colombia’s is South America’s best kept secret, and therefore the perfect place for adventurous travellers who want to get off the beaten track and explore a road less travelled. We send a group of 5 of our Travel Experts to check it out. here’s what happened…