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By Lisa Crowther

7 Cool Tricks to Learn on a Bus

As a traveller, long journeys aboard uncomfortable, buses are probably a frequent occurrence, and while it’s all part of the experience, any way you can find to while away those dull hours is great. So, here are our top tricks to learn on a long bus journey.

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By Lisa Crowther

How To Take Great Travel Photos

We know how important having an epic set of photos to cherish after an amazing trip is, so we’ve asked our graduate photographer Louis Leeson to provide some must have tips for taking those incredible shots that we can treasure forever.

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By Lisa Crowther

Competition Winner Joey Shuker’s European Festival Adventure

When Joey Shuker entered our Like It and Land It competition in April 2011 to win a festival adventure across Europe, she probably didn’t actually expect to win. But just a couple of months later she was off on what was about to become one of the best experiences of her life. Find out about her trip here.

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By Lisa Crowther

Why It's Time To Move To New Zealand

Jess and Helen are two travel experts currently working in our Leeds Vicar Lane store. They’ve recently returned from a 10 day trip to New Zealand which they enjoyed so much that they’ve decided to move out there! We caught up with them to find out why they loved it so much.

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By Lisa Crowther

Our Top 5 Routes For An Epic 60 Day Gap Year

A gap year means many things to many different people. To some it doesn’t actually mean a year, you can absolutely create your dream ‘snap trip’ lasting just 60 days and still come away with the kind of awesome memories and experiences that it takes some people a whole year to gather, we’ll show you how…

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By Emma Mitra

Get a life!

We don’t mean that in a rude way, really. But if you’ve ever wanted to make a big change in your life, now’s the time to do it. Find out why we reckon travelling is the answer, and how to go on out there and get yourself a new life!

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By Lisa Crowther

#RTW: Americano

North and South America are very, very different – but together, they just work! Which is why we created the Americano, a round the world route that will show you the best of what each region has to offer. Intrigued? Join us, as we take you through this adventure packed round the world route.

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By Ant Stone

Road Trip Australia: Queensland Six Pack!

The STA Travel Blog’s famous road trip rolls to a finale in the Sunshine State of Queensland, home to the Great Barrier Reef, and some of the world’s most diverse rainforest. Come on in, and find out more.

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By Emma Mitra

High Five… California Coast!

There’s a lot to love about California. Hollywood, celebrities, buzzing cities and amazing nightlife. But we reckon one of the best things about the Sunshine State is its awesome coast. Here are five of our favourite things to do along and around the California Coast.

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By Emma Mitra

#RTW: Bangkok Boomerang

What can you expect from a round the world route called Bangkok Boomerang? One thing’s for sure – the path of a boomerang never runs straight. Check out how you could be making the most of one of our favourite round the world routes.