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A New Zealand Love Story

It’s time for a little love story to brighten up your day and this one’s a goodie. Scottish Laura had been dating Andrew online from Melbourne for a while and she wanted to meet up on neutral ground for them both. As soon as she saw a chance to win flights with STA Travel to New Zealand back in 2015, she didn’t hesitate for ONE SECOND to enter and as fate would have it, she won!

So here’s her story on how she met and fell in love with lovely Aussie Andrew…

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ASOS Insider: Shope Delano in Croatia

This summer we followed ASOS insider Shope Delano on her Croatia sailing trip and omg did she have the most sun-filled, blue-skied, blissful time EVER! Shope spent 8 days on a yacht sailing the Adriatic coast from Split to Dubrovnik, stopping off at hidden beaches, party islands and cultural cities. Does life really get much better than that?

Here’s a little rundown of her time spent sailing one of the most picturesque coastlines in the world…

Time for take off

“Should count my lucky stars as i’m leaving this dreary weather behind and am off to sail around Croatia with STA Travel” – Shope Delano
Time to take off
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Journey to the Outback: Wrap Up

It’s time to wrap up Henry and Alex’s journey to the outback. We sent this talented duo into the “real” Australia, to discover what we love most about the Northern Territory. They came face to face with salt water crocs, uncovered the Devil’s Marbles and gawped at the spectacular Uluru plus so much more! You can check out their full adventure on our Tumblr page.

Here’s a little rundown of the awesome time they had in Australia’s Northern Territory…

Kakadu National Park

Kakadu National Park is abundant with wildlife, including buffalo, 250 species of birds and obviously saltwater crocodiles. The boys made eyes with a few salties in Mary River.
Mary River Wetland
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Weekends in New Zealand: Taupo

No way! You’ve only gone and got yourself a working holiday visa for New Zealand! Nice job. Speaking of jobs are you feeling a little panicked at the fact you’ll be working in this sensational country 9-5pm? Scared that you won’t be able to explore all of its nooks and crannies, all of the best bits? Well that my dear friend, is where your weekends come in! TGIF and all that.
Just picture yourself spending your weekend plunging into Lake Taupo, spotting glow-worms in underground caves and soaking off in hot springs… yeah that could be you!

1.Go sky diving… well it is New Zealand!

Skydive Taupo
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Rotorua | Play More Everyday

From hot pools to the Haka, Rotorua is a bubbling mix of mud pools, explosive geysers, white- water rafting and Māori culture. Go discover what Rotorua is all about and live the Kiwi dream.