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Five crazy Indian festivals worth planning your trip around

Little boy celebrating Holi in India

Anna Phipps is a travel blogger at Global Gallivanting who has been based in Goa for the last few years. Since she’s an expert on all things India, she’s shared the five most unmissable India festivals with us. Because who doesn’t love a bit of chaos, a lot of colour and a whole load of awesome celebration?

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High Five… Islands of Indonesia!

Welcome back to another edition of High Five. This week, it’s the beautiful islands of Indonesia that get the High Five treatment. When I asked my colleagues for their opinions, I was bowled over by suggestions for islands to include in this round up. It seems that everyone has their personal favourites when it comes to Indonesia.

It’s hardly surprising: a quick Google will tell you that anything between 8,500 and 18,000 islands that make up the Indonesian archipelago, while the official government figures estimate around 900 of those are inhabitable. Spoilt for choice, much?

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KYKO – STA Travel Sounds artist of the month

The music scene in London just keeps better! The capital is heaving with so many exciting young artists, KYKO included. South London-born and raised Verrill, a multi-instrumentalist with a feverish passion for experimenting, has been crafting noise since reaching his teens. Raised in a household rife with the sounds of Paul Simon and British bands like The Jam, Verrill strives to combine his musical background with his passion for modern pop music and it’s ever-evolving form.

When we first heard KYKO’s music we loved his sound so much that we invited him to play at the STA Travel Sounds stage at this years Bestival festival.

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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

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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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