Sydney is one of the best cities in the world. Fact.
There’s a lot to do, all set in pretty stunning surroundings. People living in and around Sydney, in Australia in general in fact, enjoy a largely ‘outdoorsey’ life style and that’s visible across every inch of Sydney.
Here’s a short city guide to Sydney, what is without a doubt one of the world best, most exciting, most liveable cities. If you’re going, lucky you, enjoy every second, if you’re not going, this is your chance to remedy that quick sharp…
View from the Harbour Bridge.
I’ll tell you one thing I’m pretty sure you’re completely aware of when it comes to Fiji, this place is BEAUTIFUL (caps required). I’m lucky enough to have travelled quite a bit, and I can safely say I’ve never seen anywhere quite like it before, or since, my visit in 2012.
333 tropical islands all dotted around the largest, Viti Levu home to the nations capital Suva. A trip here is a pretty magical experience. One that can never be undersold. The reason for that is because Fiji continues to surprise people.
You come expecting beautiful surroundings and friendly people, and boy do you get that, as well as so much more.
With thousands of young people heading for the shores of Australia every year to embark on a working holiday, the thought of joining them can seem daunting.
It’s only natural to feel a little nervous about what happens when you get there, ‘how will I find a job’, ‘which city is best to base myself’ are just 2 of the frequently asked questions on our Facebook and Twitter pages.
We touch on working holidays regularly on the STA Travel blog in articles including A Dummies Guide to Working In Australia but this time we’re going to talk you though some top tips for actually getting a job when you’re there.
What job would you like to do in Australia?
On 28th May this year Qatar Airways start their new service flying from Edinburgh, opening up their network of 125 destinations to the northern part of the UK, via their base in Doha.
That’s exciting enough, but wait, here’s some more exciting Qatar Airways related news: did you know they’re the only airline to offer a complimentary glass of champagne to their economy class customers? True that.
So, with those two golden nuggets of information ringing in your ears, let’s take this opportunity to remind ourselves of our 5 favourite destinations you can reach using Qatar Airways – now via Edinburgh (champagne in hand).
2 years ago, Paul Wilkinson, set out on an amazing 9 month adventure across some of the most exciting countries in the world. His trip would turn out to be diverse, eye opening, full of unexpected experiences – and the best fun of his life.
He’s back, and as a Travel Expert at our Leeds Vicar Lane store, he’s been using his experience to help others create their own big trips, for over a year. As part of our own Your Big Trip campaign, I’ve pinned him down for the low down on his own trip and his expert advice for those thinking of taking the plunge themselves…
Bolivia's awesome Salt Flats.