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Ask the Experts: Help me Choose my Next Trip Working with Animals!

Every week, we ask you, our travel loving blog readers, to send us your questions for our passionate Travel Experts, and this week, we get Claire from STA Travel Brighton talking about two of her favourite things – dolphins and beautiful beaches – a match made in heaven!

The question in, errrr, question, comes from Joanna from Kent:

I’m crazy about wildlife! I’ve already been on safari in Africa, to the jungles of Borneo, volunteered with elephants in Thailand and I’ve just got back from an incredible trip working with turtles in Costa Rica, so I’m looking for inspiration for my next trip – where would you suggest I head to to for my next animal related travel experience? Joanna, Kent.

Sounds like you’ve had some pretty incredible experiences already Joanna – but there are still plenty more options out there for you! Lets see what Claire suggests…

Spend your days enjoying the surroundings in Fiji.

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A Dummies Guide to Working in Canada

Here at STA Travel, along with help from our buddies at working holiday specialists BUNAC, we’ve been sending lots of eager young people to Canada for years; and between us, what we don’t know about Canada isn’t worth knowing. So we’ve invited Lizzie from BUNAC to put together this handy all-you-need-to-know guide to working holidays in Canada.

Have you had enough of the humdrum of life here in the UK? Do you want to be more than just a tourist and fully immerse yourself in a completely new country? Would you like to experience a land that is home to Ryan Gosling, Pamela Anderson and maple syrup? If you answered ‘yes’ to the following questions, then this blog will help turn your Canadian dreams into a reality.

If you’re considering a working holiday in Canada, or have already decided to take the plunge and go for it, this blog will help you with all those unanswered questions.

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19 Essential Christmas Gifts for Travellers

Christmas is just around the corner – but what do you buy the traveller with only a backpack to store their goodies? Below are a selection of goodies that would be the perfect Christmas gift for the travel-aholic in your life – and you could also splash that little bit more, and give the gift of travel itself, with an STA Travel gift cards.

Here’s our list of the 19 top buys to make Christmas shine with the magic of travel (or something).

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High Five… Alternative Christmas Food from Around the World!

Does your Christmas feast look like the same (albeit delicious) collection of turkey, roasties and sprouts every year?

Why not mix it up a bit and take some inspiration from what others around the world will be chowing down on come 25th December.

Check out our High 5 Alternative Christmas food options form around the world.

Fried chicken is a favourite Christmas dinner in Japan.

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Win a trip for 2 to New York with Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues!

Ok, get ready, this is kind of a big deal… to celebrate the release of Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues on 18th December 2013, we’re giving you the chance to win a trip for two to New York, set of the movie and all round amazing place to be!

With the 70’s behind him, San Diego’s top rated newsman, Ron Burgundy returns to the news desk in Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues. Also back for more are Ron’s co-anchor and wife, Veronica Corningstone, weather man Brick Tamland , man on the street Brian Fontana and sports guy Champ Kind – All of whom won’t make it easy to stay classy…while taking the nation’s first 24 hour news channel by storm.

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