Worldwide
By Danielle Woods

Volunteering projects abroad: What’s your volun-tribe?

Looking to boost that CV, learn more about your host country’s culture and get involved with the local community? If you want to bring more…

Australasia
By Jemma Wilson

4 ways to get down with the locals in New Zealand

Want more than just a whistle-stop tour of New Zealand’s tourist attractions? Why not take your journey to a new level and get down with…

General
By Alice Carter

8 turtle-y awesome reasons to volunteer in Costa Rica

Cute baby turtles? Check. Sunshine? Check. AH-mazing beaches? Check. Tempted? We thought so… 1. Nursing baby turtles A post shared by Katie (@sandskater333) on May…

Asia
By Catherine Atton

What’s volunteering in Thailand all about?

There’s more to Thailand than full moon parties and buckets. We are given the privilege of travel, so why not give something back? By volunteering…

Asia
By Emma Mitra

Five Must Dos in Southern Thailand

Southern Thailand may be firmly on the backpacker trail, but there’s still loads waiting to be discovered. Join us, as we give southern Thailand a massive High Five, and count down five of our favourite things to do south of Bangkok.

Worldwide
By Guest Blogger

Top 10 Gap Year experiences

Year out, sabbatical, Gap Year, running away from “real life”; whatever you call it and whenever you take it, a big trip is good for…

Asia
By Anna Corbett

One Week, Four Volunteering Projects, Thailand style!

Today’s blog comes from Emma Moreton,  from STA Travel’s head office in London In August, I was lucky enough (along with 5 other STAers) to…

Africa
By Guest Blogger

It means no worries for the rest of your days

Today’s blog comes from Rob Edmunds, a Travel Expert in our London, Victoria store A place that captured the hearts of the world for the…

General
By Emma Mitra

Your time is now – 12 Reasons to Take a Sabbatical

Contrary to what people may tell you, travelling does not end when your student card expires. Oh no. In fact, it’s about to get a whole lot more interesting. Say hello to the sabbatical.

Australasia
By Guest Blogger

Volunteering in Paradise – Vinaka Fiji!

Today’s blog comes from Jeni Conetta, a Travel Expert from our Canterbury store. I’m what they call a flash packer and unashamedly cling to my creature comforts…