General
By Anna Corbett

Happy Chinese New Year! Celebrate the Year of the Horse, with One of These Horsey Adventures!

Happy Chinese New Year! Today is the start of the year of the horse and, depending on which report you choose to believe it’s going to be a year full of victories, health, ‘surprising’ romance (whatever that means), and an excellent year to travel! Not that we need the excuse of course, but if it’s written in the stars who are we to argue! In the spirit of the day, here are 5 fantastic and (vaguely) horse related travel experiences you can enjoy in 2014.

Europe
By Francoise Daines

14 European music festivals you need to know about in 2014

Music festivals are the perfect way to combine a love of music and travel, and no one does it better than us Europeans. So where can you find the best ones Europe has to offer? Here’s 14 must-do European festivals in 2014. Which ones grab your attention?

General
By Lisa Crowther

5 tips to help you celebrate Australia Day

This Sunday 26th January is Australia Day, A national holiday in Aus, time to celebrate our brothers and sisters Down Under, and the only reason to party in January – here’s how to do it the Aussie way.

General
By Stephanie Mitchell

13 Bizarre World Festivals for your Diary in 2014

The world is full of bizarre festivals, from street tomato fights to days dedicated to the male genitalia (yes really). So if you want to discover more of the world’s wackiness, fill up your 2014 calendar with our pick of the world’s most bizarre festivals…

General
By Cath Millman

5 Festive Havens Where it's Possible to Escape Christmas

Do they know it’s Christmas time at all? Well yes, most probably. But ‘they’ would rather just chill out on the beach, play with elephants, or eat fried chicken. Sound good? Come join them, here’s how…

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.

General
By Anna Corbett

High Five… National Dishes of Asia!

If there’s one thing that we love talking about here at STA Travel almost as much as travelling the world (I said almost!) it’s food. So What could be better than combining our two favourite subjects?! Read on to see our High Five of the best national dishes of Asia.

General
By Guest Blogger

Where to Find the Best Burgers in the USA

Self-declared foodie and STA Travel staffer Tom Browne knows a lot about the USA. And burgers. Here’s his guide to the most amazing burgers to…

Asia
By Stephanie Mitchell

9 Delicious Treats to Devour on Diwali this Sunday

To celebrate the Hindu festival Diwali this coming Sunday (and because we love pretty much and thing to do with food) we’ve decided to count down 9 of our favourite snacks eaten during the Festival of Lights. Which one will get your tummy rumbling?

General
By Guest Blogger

The Best Places to Eat in New York on a Budget

New York is one of the best places in the world for delicious food. You’re spoiled for choice when around every street corner is a new delicious thing to try. Luckily for us, one of our STA Travel staffers is quite the expert in all things NYC (and all things food) and he’s put together his top choices for the best budget eats in the city.