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…

Worldwide
By Francoise Daines

The Complete A-Z of Backpacking the World

If you’re thinking of leaving your home comforts behind, and heading off with a soon to be grubby backpack on your back, then check out our complete A-Z of Backpacking the World.

General
By Anna Corbett

High Five… Bolivia!

Here are five very good reasons why you really shouldn’t overlook Bolivia during your your Latin American adventure. Here’s our choice of Bolivia’s top five experiences…

General
By Anna Corbett

High Five… Argentina!

The land of good food, fantastic people and natural beauty; Argentina is a travellers dream. With such a huge amount to do how will you every make sure you don’t miss the very best bits?! Worry no more! We’re here with our High Five to make sure you hit up the very best experiences. Step this way…

General
By Lisa Crowther

10 perfectly situated, ocean skimming, hammock sporting, cocktail serving, beach side hostels

What could be better than waking up next to the beach every morning on your trip around the world? It’s absolutely possible to pay budget prices for a hostel that feel more like a 5* luxury hotel – here’s our top choices for hotels on the beach.

Africa
By Lisa Crowther

Where to Find our Favourite Most Sociable Hostels

Hostels can be some of the most entertaining places in the world; lots of like minded travellers, all in the midst of what they will…

Latin America
By Lisa Crowther

5 Active Adventure Tours to get your Adrenalin Pumping!

Here are 5 of the many options available to those who want to physically push themselves when travelling, which one is right for you?

General
By Anna Corbett

High Five… Wild Brazil!

Brazil is one of the world’s richest and most exciting countries when it comes to wildlife and nature. The Amazon rainforest is the beating heart of the world and a huge proportion of it sits snugly in Brazil – providing huge opportunities for some once-in-a-lifetime ‘wild’ experiences, here are our top places to visit.

General
By Lisa Crowther

Ask the Experts: What’s the Best Way to Spend 2 Weeks in South America?

Have you got a travel question you’d like to pose to our Travel Experts? This is the blogs series where our Experts tackle the travel conundrums of our blog readers. This week Lucy and Claire help Lola with a question about travelling South America…

General
By Anna Corbett

High Five… Galapagos Islands!

The Galapagos Islands off the coast of Ecuador are a natural wonder. Hugely bio diverse, with stunning landascapes and unique wildlife this is the place to go to experience the very best of Mother Nature’s worldly work. There a LOT to do, but what are the very best things? Well, we’ll tell you…