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

If December is a party, then January is the hangover. We know this feeling far too well! But to take your minds off work, resolutions, diets and detoxes, STA Travel are making sure that there is plenty to be positive about this January.

When it’s cold and miserable outside, what better way to avoid the January blues than by booking your next trip? Start 2014 as you mean to go on, by doing what you really love: travelling.

Whether you’re making a big change with a round-the-world trip or you just want to tick another country off your bucket list, make sure you don’t get #STAFOMO and check out our top deals from our epic January Sale.

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High Five… Greece!

So near, and yet, so far, exploring Greece can feel like you’ve travelled half way across the world on your three hour flight. In the news for all the wrong reasons recently, there’s a lot more to Greece than package holidays to party islands.

Scratch the surface and you’ll find incredible ruins, tiny mountain villages, fascinating wildlife and, yes, a party or seven. Hold on to your togas, here’s our Grecian High Five…

Athens has lots to discover...

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Ask the Experts: Which are the Best Thai Islands?

It’s Ask the Experts time again here on the blog and this week we’re going to be teleporting you to paradise. This week’s question has been sent in by Jonah in Derby and is all about the beautiful islands of Thailand. What’s your question Jonah?

I’m off to Thailand Island Hopping in December what are your trips for the ‘must see’ islands and why? Jonah, Derby.

Ooooh good question! With an abundance of stunning islands to hop between in southern Thailand the decision of where to go will leave you with a big decision to make (although to be fair not exactly a bad decision to make!)

But luckily for you, our two experts Claire and Lucy are at the top of their game, and are here to offer some sound advice. What you saying ladies?

Railay Beach, Krabi.

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High Five… Northeast Australia!

The jewel in the travellers’ crown, Australia has been a favourite destination of ours since the very beginning. It’s impossible not to fall in love with a country where everyone wants to be your friend, there are more beaches than you could get through in a lifetime and every second animal can kill you (ok, maybe not the last one).

The northeast state of Queensland is a microcosm of the rest of the country, with some of the best attractions and landscapes Australia has to offer. Here’s our pick of the top 5 things you’ll find there…

Enjoy some chill time on the beaches of beautiful Noosa.

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Ask the Experts: What are the Unmissable Sights in Southeast Asia?

We have taken a question sent in by one of our STA Travel Blog readers and put it to our hard working Travel Experts to answer right here!

This week Sian from Bath has sent in a question related to her upcoming travels in Southeast Asia. What would you like to know Sian?

Hi, I’m going to Southeast Asia next month for 3 months (Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, Laos, Malaysia), what are your top 5 must do things/places to see while I’m there please? Sian, Bath

Oooooooh great question! Let’s see what advice our Travel Experts Amy and Claire have for you Sian…

Angkor Wat is one of the most spectacular sights in Southeast Asia and both our Experts agree it's not to be missed.

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