General
By Lisa Crowther

Tales from STA Travel Experts’ Big Trip: Paul from Leeds Vicar Lane on his 9 Month Trip of a Lifetime!

2 years ago, Paul Wilkinson, set out on an amazing 9 month adventure across some of the most exciting countries in the world. His trip…

General
By Lisa Crowther

Tales from a Tassie Wrangler! The Story of Graham’s Best Job in the World in Tasmania

It’s been nearly 7 months since Graham Freeman from South Africa, started working as a Tassie Wrangler in Tasmania, he’s currently starting his next adventure exploring the Aussie main land, but after a life changing 6 months working in what is without a doubt Australia’s best kept secret, it’s proving hard to tear himself away. Here’s his story about this time in one of the Best Jobs in the World…

General
By Lisa Crowther

Tales from STA Travel Experts’ Big Trips: Josh’s Working Holiday in Australia

Our travel experts will be talking about big trips even more than usual over the next few weeks, so what better time to grill them about their own first big travel experience. Josh Kavanagh from our STA Travel Kensington store shares his experiences of his first big trip travelling to Australia and South East Asia.

General
By Guest Blogger

The Secrets of the Australian Northern Territory as Told by Best Jobs in the World Winner Allan

Last week we bought you the story of Elisa, the best Jobs in the World winner from France who is currently living the dream as a Park Ranger in Queensland. This week, it’s all about Allan Dixon, he’s been grafting in the Northern Territory for 6 months having bagged the job of Outback Adventurer and this is why he’s fallen very much in love…

General
By Guest Blogger

Is This the Best Job in the World? What Life is Like as a Park Ranger In Queensland

Remember Australia’s Best Jobs in the World competition from last year? Of course you do, everyone does. 6 amazing job opportunities in 6 beautiful and diverse corners of Australia. Brit Rich Keam won the job as Taste Master in Western Aus, we’ve already bought you his story. Today, we catch up with 29 year old Elisa Detrez from France who bagged the job as Park Ranger in Queensland. Lucky her. (Understatement of the year).

Africa
By Francoise Daines

8 bus passes that will make your life easier when travelling

Getting around when you’re travelling can be made way easier if you book onto a hop-on hop-off bus pass. We check out 8 of our favourites, that will take you to all the best bits as well and off the beaten track in destinations such as Southeast Asia, South Africa, New Zealand and loads more…

Worldwide
By Guest Blogger

Just how fun is it to work at a USA summer camp? Loads! Let’s find out why…

We check in with BUNARer Lizzie Spearing, to find out all about her experience working at a summer camp in the USA.

Africa
By Stephanie Mitchell

10 Amazing January Sale Deals That Will Help You Make 2014 Unforgettable!

This year’s sale deals are, quite frankly, ridiculous. And we mean that in a good way! We’ve got so many deals floating around, that we decided to choose our our top 10 to make your life easier! Heren are our top 10 sale deals that will make your life unforgettable…

General
By Lisa Crowther

A Dummy’s Guide to Working in New Zealand

o you want to grab hold of your life and give it a thorough shake? Then consider a working holiday, more specifically, consider a working holiday in New Zealand. We’ve produced this handy guide to help you with those frequently asked questions about working holidays in New Zealand, to help get you on your way to your own adventure.

Worldwide
By Francoise Daines

Ask the Experts: How can we get the best out of our next 6 months in South America?

Ask the Experts is our weekly feature here on the blog where we invite our blog readers to send us their travel questions for a panel of our most experienced Travel Experts. This week, they tackle a question about trips from Lima and where to travel after in South America after Christmas.