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By Emma Mitra

Shakedown, Los Angeles

This week, we’ll be shedding some light on where to go, where to stay, where to shop and what to do in California’s most sizzling city and beyond. Whiten those teeth and flash your best Hollywood smile – we’re shaking down Los Angeles!

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By Ant Stone

#RTW: The Jumbo Jetsetter

We’re taking a look at one of our fantastic Round the World routes today, called The Jumbo Jetsetter, it’s a nine stop thriller that journeys to some of the most exciting destinations on the planet, including Australia, China, and the USA, plus more! Come and journey with us.

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By Ant Stone

11 Pointers for Planning your Gap Year

Are you planning a gap year? If so, you’ll be one of around 3,000,000 people following suit in 2012! We’ve got a rundown of some of the best tips and advice for planning a gap year that will deliver untold benefits for many years to come. Take a look, and if you have anything to add, lay it down in the comments!

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Win a trip for two to China!

We don’t half like a competition here at STA Travel. For the past year, once a month, we’ve given away the holiday of a lifetime to one lucky winner. And it’s not over yet. To complete our 12-month prize giveaway, we’re topping it all off with one of our best ever prizes: an 18-day discovery of incredible China.

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By Ant Stone

Ask the Experts: Where shall I spend summer?

In Ask the Experts this week, our panellists are tasked with a challenge by Ash from Gloucester, who is looking to build a an entire summer of adventure! Will the Experts agree, or will they suggest a plethora of exciting alternatives?

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By Ant Stone

6 Great Ideas for your Gap Year

What are you doing on your gap year? We’ve rounded up some ideas for the best things to include on your gap year, to ensure you make the most of this unique opportunity! Whatever your goals, you’ll find something to suit.

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By Ant Stone

21 Amazing Travel Experiences

They say the world is your oyster. They say that oysters are aphrodisiacs. They say the aphrodisiac can lead to all sorts of amazing experiences. So what they’re saying is, that you should give into temptation, and go and see this amazing world! So here are 21 amazing travel experiences, to kick you off.

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By Ant Stone

High Five… Peru!

This week, we’ve give the High Five to one of the world’s most adventurous countries; a country famed for its rising peaks and long coastline. Yes, we’re giving it to Peru, one of South America’s most invigorating countries.

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By Ant Stone

7 Outstanding North America Tours

We’ve got a flock of new North America tours bounding through the brochures this year, so we thought it was the perfect time to catch up with Anna Borthwich, the lady in charge of selecting the most exciting tours in the region. But which ones stood out for Anna?

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By Ant Stone

Ask the Experts: What’s the inside track on Indonesia?

This week, our Ask the Experts panellists have a real challenge on their hands as they try to decipher Craig from Newport’s question about his upcoming travels in Indonesia. Did they fix it for Craig? Come and find out!