Australasia
By Guest Blogger

How to Travel the East Coast of Australia by Campervan

Last year we asked you to pick your favourite campervan route from a choice of 3 amazing Australian itineraries and 2 marvellous New Zealand routes….

Australasia
By Anna Corbett

Top 10 Hot Destinations for 2015

2014 was an amazing year for adventure travel and we named many of the (then) up and coming destinations on this blog including Brazil, South…

Australasia
By Anna Corbett

What job can I get with an Australian Working Holiday Visa?

When it comes to working holidays in Australia one of the most common questions we’re asked here at STA Travel is: “What kind of job…

Australasia
By Anna Corbett

6 Travel mistakes the Inbetweeners made in Oz, and how to avoid them!

We admit there are some obvious mistakes from the epic Inbetweeners 2 movie that we’ve missed out – after all everyone hates spoilers. For the…

Australasia
By Anna Corbett

23 reasons you should go Island hopping in Fiji

Now, we don’t think you’re really going to need a lot of convincing on this. Whether it’s the breathtaking Mamanuccas or the seeming endless swathe…

Australasia
By Anna Corbett

12 weird facts about Commonwealth countries

The Commonwealth games have come and gone for another 4 years and what a show it was (the dancing teacakes specifically – we’re still hungry)….

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…

Australasia
By Anna Corbett

Take to the air and hop around Oz

Australia is big. We mean really big. It’s the largest island in the world, wider than the distance between London and Moscow, has 10,000 beaches…

Australasia
By Guest Blogger

Why Christchurch is fast becoming New Zealand’s most exciting city

Here are some of the reasons (some of which may surprise you) as to why we believe Christchurch should be on your travel hit-list, either as a trip in its own right, or as part of a round the world itinerary.

Australasia
By Emma Mitra

10 of the best places to park your campervan in Australia

I recently drove from Sydney to Cairns over 3 weeks in a campervan. Here’s my pick of some of the best places to camp out in Australia – a combination of places we stayed, places that other travellers raved about, and places that I’m definitely staying if I get the chance to hire a campervan Down Under again.