Australasia
By Jemma Wilson

Hello Australia!

Meet Pippa. Former STA Travel Customer Service Manager, European travel addict, and the manager of our new Working Holiday Heroes in Australia. (Essentially, the nice…

Worldwide
By Rachael Porter

Gap year ideas: what to do on a gap year

You fancy yourself as a bit of a traveller. You’re looking for flexibility, freedom and fun on your gap year adventure. Structure and rigid plans…

Australasia
By Jemma Wilson

4 ways to get down with the locals in New Zealand

Want more than just a whistle-stop tour of New Zealand’s tourist attractions? Why not take your journey to a new level and get down with…

General
By Hannah Jeffery

How to plan a gap year

The Gap Year gospel according to STA Travel, hold onto your backpack, it’s about to get biblical.

Asia
By Kim Durbridge

The five China destinations you shouldn’t miss!

My final visit to this banger. Can't believe that I've got less than two months left in China A post shared by Jordan Hammond (@jordhammond)…

Australasia
By Catherine Atton

7 reasons NOT to go to New Zealand on your Gap Year!

If you’re thinking about having a Gap Year in New Zealand, you may want to stop and consider a few things before you make any…

Asia
By Stephanie Mitchell

7 reasons you should travel India on your Gap Year

When choosing where to go on your Gap Year, you’ve probably got some key things that a country needs to offer, whether it’s blissful beaches,…

General
By Catherine Atton

69 thoughts everyone has while on a Contiki Tour!

You haven’t lived until you have experienced a Contiki tour. Who is ready to go down memory lane?

General
By Guest Blogger

Grad Scheme vs. Gap Year: Why You Should Travel After Uni

Ellie is one of the Brand Ambassadors for STA in Durham, so expect to see her out and about promoting travel deals and events, as…

Australasia
By Catherine Atton

What can I get out of a working holiday in New Zealand?

A working holiday in New Zealand is a fantastic way to gain work experience abroad and earn a few dollars while you do it. It…