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A Day in the Life of a Summer Camp USA Counsellor

Have you ever considered being a Camp Counsellor at Summer Camp? A 9 to 5 job, this ain’t!

Rise for 7.30am, and finish the working day at 9pm. Sound brutal? How about if I tell you that your entire time is spent on the shores of a beautiful lake, teaching an activity that you’re passionate about to eager American kids, with the best co-workers you’ll possibly ever have?

Introducing Summer Camp USA: the hardest job you’ll ever love!

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High Five… New Zealand!

It should come as no surprise that New Zealand is one of the world’s most exciting and diverse destinations. One moment you’re watching a world champion sheep sheerer unrobe a dishevelled sheep, the next, you’re hurling yourself off a bridge with a length of elastic tied to your ankles by a man you just met.

Whether the two are connected or not, I’ll leave you to decide.

While you mull that over, I’ll hit NZ with a High Five! Our weekly round up of five of the most inspirational things you can do in one place.
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Daines’s Deal Reel: Edition One

Crank up the colour, and take your places, as we welcome to the stage, the one, the only, Miiiiiiiss Daines!

Hello everyone! My name’s Francoise, and I’ll be your host for a weekly round-up of the very best deals sweeping through STA Travel this week.

Travel Deals from Francoise

Francoise presents her trusty Deal Reel.

You’ll catch me every Friday from here on in, so make sure you subscribe to the new blog, and never miss my inside tips and tricks on the best travel deals of the moment.

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Ask the Experts: Escaping the City

This week, our Ask the Experts panel have knocked noggins to answer a question from Natalie in Loughborough about her upcoming trip to Australia.

If you would like to follow suit, and pose a question to the panellists, email social [at] statravel [dot] co [dot] uk, and you might see your name up in lights over the coming weeks.

Also, if you have an opinion on today’s question, then lay it down in the comments below this post, and share your ideas with fellow travel fans.

Here’s this week’s question:

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What’s Our Melbourne Prize?

Stop what you’re doing, and clear your mind for a second. I need your undivided attention. I want you to take a breath, and imagine what it would feel like to win a holiday to Melbourne.

Imagine seeing this subject line in your inbox: “Congratulations! You’ve won our prize of a trip to Melbourne for you and a friend!”

Imagine calling up STA Travel, and shrieking like a banshee down the phone, “I won! I won! I’m going to Melbourne!”

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