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By Cath Millman

20 Ways to Meet Interesting People on your Travels

Making new friends while travelling the world is a huge part of the experience, it’s almost guaranteed that you’ll meet some of the most fun, interesting and crazy people you’ll ever meet in your life while on your adventure. Here are our 20 top tips for meeting interesting people and help you become the most popular traveller on the road.

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By Lisa Crowther

16 Travel Tips for Saving Money

Travelling isn’t cheap, there’s no doubt about that, but it’s worth it. So any possible way to save those few extra coins on your trip can be the difference between coming home and continuing your adventure. Here are 16 travel tips to help you save money while travelling.

Worldwide
By Lisa Crowther

21 travel expert tips for planning a Round the World trip

Planing a round the world trip can be daunting, there’s a lot to consider and so many choices to make. Lucky for you we’re experts, and we have a huge team of people waiting to help you put together the trip of your dreams. Here’s their advice for planning the perfect trip.

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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!

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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?

Polar
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.

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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…