Australasia
By Guest Blogger

How to Travel the East Coast of Australia by Campervan

Last year we asked you to pick your favourite campervan route from a choice of 3 amazing Australian itineraries and 2 marvellous New Zealand routes….

General
By Anna Corbett

Epic Journeys: Vietnam South to North

Vietnam is like a supermodel during Paris Fashion Week – long, thin and a bit wibbly. To see the best of the country a journey…

General
By Guest Blogger

Why giving everything up to go travelling, was the best decision I ever made

Saxon Yuen is currently in Penang, Malaysia. 6 months ago, he gave up a job he loved on the STA Travel UK marketing team to follow his dream of making a living travelling and making films about travelling. He’s here to tell us how he made it happen, and why he has no regrets.

General
By Guest Blogger

Why everyone should go travelling alone

This blog comes from Sanchia Rodrigues who is one of our many Student Travel Ambassadors across the country. Sanchia is a student at UCL in London and she’s here to tell us why she loves to travel alone and why you should give it a try.

Australasia
By Emma Mitra

10 of the best places to park your campervan in Australia

I recently drove from Sydney to Cairns over 3 weeks in a campervan. Here’s my pick of some of the best places to camp out in Australia – a combination of places we stayed, places that other travellers raved about, and places that I’m definitely staying if I get the chance to hire a campervan Down Under again.

General
By Lisa Crowther

Competition winners Alix and Lorena share the story of their epic road trip through Miami and the USA’s Deep South

Last year Alix Thepot from France won a spot for her an a friend on one of 3 epic road trips across America after entering, and winning, a global STA Travel competition to join this one and a life time travel experience. I caught up with Alix and her ‘plus one’ Lorena to reflect on their time on the road in the USA and find out exactly what stood out for them to make their trip unforgettable.

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.