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THE NOR’EASTER

Today’s blog comes from David Broadley, a Travel Expert in our Sheffield store who was not content with regaling us with his tales of Australia and Costa Rica has now moved on to Iceland, Canada and the USA. Yeah we kinda hate him too.

To the rest of the world a Nor’Easter is a big old storm, with winds from (you guessed it) the North East. Here at STA Travel, it’s a flight route that spans 3 incredible countries – Iceland, Canada and the USA – and will (get ready for the pun) blow you away!

Blue Lagoon Iceland

Blue Lagoon Iceland

The route is based on flying from London to Iceland, on to Toronto, then making your own way south before flying back from New York or another on the East Cost of the USA. You’re able to stop off for up to 7 days in Iceland on your way across the pond, at no extra cost to your airfare. Whilst Iceland may be small, with a total population close to 330,000 – roughly the population of Sunderland (thanks Wikipedia), it is packed full of inescapably beautiful landscapes, ridiculously charming people, and a penis museum. I’m not kidding.

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Emily the Cricket Nut Goes Nuts for Adelaide Oval Internship

Earlier this year, we sent 8 lucky winners to complete exciting internships in South Australia. Our final blog is from Emily who worked at the iconic Adelaide Oval cricket ground as a Sports and events intern.

Beach life

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Mentor me – Who made all the pies?

Earlier this year, we sent 8 lucky winners to complete exciting internships in South Australia. Today’s blog comes from one of those winners, Sarah, who worked as a food ambassador for Vili’s Pies – an iconic family run meat pie company in Adelaide.

When I discovered I had won the chance to do a working holiday in South Australia I couldn’t wait. I have always wanted to explore Australia and the chance to tie that in with gaining valuable work experience seemed like a once in a lifetime opportunity.

My time in South Australia is an experience that I’ll never forget. Some of my favourite moments were spent relaxing at the beach, hiking in the hills and trying all of the delicious food the region has to offer.

Baking

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5 reasons working in Adelaide was the best!

Earlier this year, we sent 8 lucky winners to complete exciting internships in South Australia. Today’s blog comes from one of those winners, Camilla, who worked at The Art Gallery of South Australia in Adelaide, home to one of Australia’s great art collections. Following her placement, Milly chose to stay on and explore Australia further, backpacking around the country.

I was instantly struck by the hotchpotch of architecture they have in South Australia. Flanked with looming glass towers over Victorian brickwork, straight, flat avenues of road are cornered with French-colonial balconies.


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Internship…in a Vineyard!

Earlier this year, we sent 8 lucky winners to complete exciting internships in South Australia. Today’s blog comes from one of those winners, Hugh, who worked at Yalumba, Barossa, Australia’s oldest family-owned winery where he has now secured a paid role.


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