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By Lisa Crowther

From the STA Travel Clinic: All You Ever Needed to Know About Malaria and How to Avoid it

Vaccinations and travel health are a hugely important part of travelling and last month STA Travel opened it’s very first travel clinic manned by a fully qualified nurse in Liverpool. But, if Liverpool’s a little far for you to travel, you can keep up with some top tips straight from the mouths of the professional’s here on the blog, this week, we’re starting with advice and tips on Malaria.

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By Lisa Crowther

Ask The Experts: Where Should I Go on My Trip of a Lifetime?

It’s Ask the Experts time again, and this week’s question is a doozy! If you’re interested in taking some time out on a big multi-country trip, then take a look at the answers to this weeks question – they might just have some inspiration for you too!

General
By Lisa Crowther

Where to Find Next Week’s ‘Big Trip’ Travel Talks

With our ‘Your Big Trip’ travel talks in full swing, here’s a close up look at what is happening this week and what specifically you can expect from this weeks talks. Have you booked your free space yet? If not do it now! Here’s all the details on how…

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By Lisa Crowther

Which Campervan Should You Choose For an Epic Road Trip Through New Zealand?

There is no freer feeling than throwing what little belongings you have into a campervan and heading off on your own adventure, and there’s nowhere more beautiful to do it than New Zealand. The choice of campervans is huge, so to help you out, we’ve chosen our favourites – which one’s right for you?

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By Lisa Crowther

7 Perfect Places to Pap a Penguin

Penguins are cute, very cute and we’re not ashamed to say we’ve been a little bit addicted to spy in the huddle on BBC One so in the spirit of all things Pingu, we’re counting down the best places in the world where you can pick up some perfect penguin holiday pictures.

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By Lisa Crowther

Ask the Experts: How Can I Make the Most of a Trip on the Trans-Siberian Railway?

Our Travel Experts are back for another week, to dish out some super useful travel advice to one of you, our blog readers. This week Amy from our Leeds Vicar Lane store tackles a question about the Trans-Siberian Railway. Let’s take a look at what she has to say about making the most of your time aboard this epic adventure.

General
By Lisa Crowther

Can a Holiday Romance Go the Distance?

Holiday romances are very common among travellers. The exciting feeling of being away from home in a new fun place makes us all a little bit more open to falling in love. But, the question is – can those romances that start while travelling actually last? 3 Blog readers tell us their stories…

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By Lisa Crowther

Where and When to Find our ‘Your Big Trip’ Travel Talks

Are you thinking of packing up and heading off on your dream trip and need some help putting you plans in motion? Or have you made the decision, bought the flight and are looking for some inspiration on how to make it as amazing as it possibly could be? Then our ‘Your Big Trip’ travel talks have your name written all over them! Here’s the deets on where and when…

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By Lisa Crowther

Where and When to Find our 'Your Big Trip' Travel Talks

Are you thinking of packing up and heading off on your dream trip and need some help putting you plans in motion? Or have you made the decision, bought the flight and are looking for some inspiration on how to make it as amazing as it possibly could be? Then our ‘Your Big Trip’ travel talks have your name written all over them! Here’s the deets on where and when…

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By Guest Blogger

Where are the Most Popular Destinations to Teach English Abroad?

Life as an English teacher abroad is pretty amazing for a huge number of reasons; groups of excited and enthusiastic children hanging off your every word, great salaries and days off on idylic beaches or ancient temples for a start. But where are the best places to teach English abroad? Find out here.