Australasia
By Lisa Crowther

How to Spend an Amazing Long Weekend from Sydney

To coincide with the launch of our new Bridge the World Australia brochure, we have spent the last few weeks on an online journey through Australia’s unique wilderness landscapes, wildlife adventures and hidden luxury retreats.
This week we are in New South Wales – a state whose reputation is understandably dominated by the iconic landmarks and stylish urban lifestyle of its world-famous capital Sydney.

General
By Lisa Crowther

Wine, wildlife and boutique wilderness – a self drive discovery of Victoria’s best kept secrets

Continuing on Bridge the World’s journey through Australia, our second blog leads us to Victoria. For many, Australia’s smallest state is instantly recognised for its sophisticated, creative and sporty host capital of Melbourne but step out of the city and there’s so much more.

Africa
By Francoise Daines

8 bus passes that will make your life easier when travelling

Getting around when you’re travelling can be made way easier if you book onto a hop-on hop-off bus pass. We check out 8 of our favourites, that will take you to all the best bits as well and off the beaten track in destinations such as Southeast Asia, South Africa, New Zealand and loads more…

General
By Lisa Crowther

13 Travel Expert Tips for an Amazing Campervan Experience

Driving a campervan down a deserted foreign road is one of the ultimate feelings of freedom. It’s a great adventure but it can also be a great way to save money on your trip too. We grilled 3 of our Travel Experts for their top tips on making the most from your campervan hire in Australia and New Zealand.

General
By Lisa Crowther

Ask the Experts: What is the Cheapest Way to Travel North America?

Ask the Experts is our weekly feature here on the blog where we invite our blog readers to send us their travel questions for a panel of our most experienced Travel Experts. This week, they tackle a question about cross country trips in the USA.

General
By Lisa Crowther

The 10 Best Places in New Zealand to Visit in Your Campervan

One of the things New Zealand is famous for is its spectacular natural beauty, and what better way to explore all the nooks and crannies…

General
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.

General
By Lisa Crowther

Ask the Experts: Help me Decide Where my Next Trip Will Be!

It’s Ask the Experts time here on the STA Travel blog and therefore time for another avalanche of awesome tips from our Travel Experts. This week, Amy helps reader Charlie plan their next adventure – but where should Charlie go?!

General
By Lisa Crowther

Ask the Experts: What Route Should I Take Through North and South America?

It’s Ask the Experts Friday! This week our Travel Experts tackle a question about a multistop trip through North and South America. If this sounds like something you’d like to know more about click here and have a read of their advice…

General
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?