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The best music festivals are found in the USA…

The USA is MASSIVE. Seriously massive. It’s a country full of diversity, which is reflected in their music scene. They’ve got a variety of incredible festivals just waiting to be attended. Whether you’re a bit of a celebrity-spotting fashionista, into your hard-core punk or like to keep things pretty chilled, the USA is guaranteed to satisfy your musical penchant, whatever it is! Not only that, the freshest new talent and undiscovered gems are often found at festivals, especially in the States – that’s the best bit about them. So hop across the pond, put your dancing shoes on and keep your ears out for the next big thing in music!

Let’s get stuck into some of the AWESOME festivals the USA has to offer…

The obvious choices…



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Happy Halloween from around the world!

If you’ve got it, haunt it.

We’re bringing you some of the spookiest snaps from across the globe in honour of Halloween on Monday. Wherever you are this weekend have a spell-binding time!

Happy Halloween from everyone here at STA Travel, creepin’ it real since 1971.

Dim the lights, so you can see me

A photo posted by Steven Marquez (@steven.marquez) on

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Welcome to world’s most Haunted hang-outs!

It’s close to midnight and something evil’s lurking in the dark…

It’s our Halloween hang-out blog! Hopefully you aren’t spending Halloween in one of these spooky locations; with vampires lurking in the dark, ghosts of bloody Japanese soldiers and possessed toy dolls these are some of the most haunted hot-spots in the world. So to get you in the mood for this year’s festivities, just imagine spending the night in one of these places…

Reader beware you’re in for a scare.

Bhangarh Fort – Rajasthan, India

Bhangarh Fort, Rajasthan India

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Our favourite Bestival themes EVER.

Glitter, glitter and more glitter! Bestival is one of the most flamboyant, colourful and well-dressed festivals out there. It’s ALL about the fancy dress, so make sure you pack your onesie, glitter, face paint and hair-spray. Costumes are imperative. This year’s theme is futuristic, so I’m thinking tin foil and lots of silver paint.

For a little inspiration on this year’s costume, let’s take a look back at past themes and see how they pulled them off.

2015 Summer of Love

Summer of Love


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En route to Bestival and slightly excited? SAME, so are we! We’re back at Bestival this year and it’s going to be BIGGER and BETTER than ever.

Bit of a festival pro? See how many of the below fun festival feels you can relate to.

For all you festival newbies out there, do not fear. Here’s a tiny taste of some of the emotions/experiences that are about to be thrust upon you.

1. Praying to the Sun Gods…

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