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By Lisa Crowther

This Sunday's Penis Festival, and Other Weird Things

The world is a crazy place but that’s what makes it so facinating. Here, Cat Mills from Weird and Wacky Around the World, shares the details of some of her favourite crazy, and completely random, festivals from around the globe…

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By Lisa Crowther

15 Ways Our Mums are Amazing and Help to Make Preparing for our Travels Easier.

This Sunday is Mother’s Day and the perfect opportunity to think about the many ways in which our mums help us with the preparation for our travels and during our time away. We’ve come up with 15 reasons they’re great, but there are obviously tonnes more – what would you add?

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By Lisa Crowther

Competition time! £2500 in prizes to be won on our ‘Your Big Trip’ game!

It’s competition time again at STA Travel, and we’ve really outdone ourselves this time! How would you like to win £1,500 to spend on anything you like with us? Sounds pretty great right? Or maybe you’ll win one of our 4 weekly £250 prizes? Yep, that sound ace too. Here’s all the details on how to make it happen…

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By Lisa Crowther

How to do a Tim Tam Slam

This Saturday is Australia Day and to celebrate we’re introducing you to one very popular, and tasty, Aussie tradition – the Tim Tam Slam! We’ve got all the details on how to execute the perfect slam and we’ve even set up our own Aus vs GB ‘slam off’. Who will be victorious? Find out here…

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By Lisa Crowther

Your 2013 Euro Music Festival Guide

Music festivals are the highlight to many peoples year and can be 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 a countdown of this year’s Euro music festivals. Which ones grab your attention?

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By Lisa Crowther

22 Reasons Why our Planet is Awesome!

Our world is a vast, varied and so much fun to explore. There are so many reasons why our world is awesome (much more than 22 that’s for sure!) so this is just the start of it. Take a look at our reasons and we look forward to hearing yours too!

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By Lisa Crowther

10 Furry Feel Good Factors that are Begging for a Cuddle

They’re cute, they’re not always cuddly but they are always a joy to behold. This post is celebrating the fuzzy feeling we get inside (yes even you big strong boys!) when we clap eyes on these adorable animals from around the world.

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By Lisa Crowther

It’s 357 Days Until Christmas! What Are You Going To Do With Your Year?

At the dawn of every new year we make promises to ourselves about how we are going to make this coming 12 months the best yet. Well this year how about actually making that happen? Here are some ideas on how to make lucky 2013 the best year ever…

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By Lisa Crowther

How to Make A Mean Turkey Curry

Don’t say we never give you anything… Here is an amazing recipe to turn those Christmas Day left overs into something beautiful. Moolis Indian Resutrant is here to show you how to prepare a georgeous turkey curry to impress your relatives.

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By Lisa Crowther

10 Reindeer Facts to Tell Your Nan On Christmas Day

They’re cute and fluffy, and Santa’s little helpers, but that’s pretty much all most people know about reindeers. It maybe random but here are 10 facts about reindeers that will impress not only your dear old Nan but everyone in your family when you crack them out come Christmas Day.