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By Lisa Crowther

22 Reasons Why our Planet is Awesome!

Our world is a vast, varied and so much fun to explore. There are so many reasons why our world is awesome (much more than 22 that’s for sure!) so this is just the start of it. Take a look at our reasons and we look forward to hearing yours too!

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By Lisa Crowther

Spotlight On: STA Travel Reading

Our Travel Experts are pretty special. No one loves travel and understands travellers as well as them; they are the people that are here to help you create a trip that will probably end up becoming the best time of your life. So let’s meet these dream weavers. Next up – STA Travel Reading.

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By Lisa Crowther

Your 5 Step Plan For Taking A Sabbatical

Whether you love or hate your job, the call to give it all up and go travelling can be strong. But you don’t necessarily need to do anything drastic when that voice in your head makes itself heard. There are other options. Here are 5 tips to securing a career break

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By Lisa Crowther

High Five… Local Living Experiences!

It’s the tour that’s not a tour. An opportunity to stay longer, become a part of the community and really get to know some of the world most beautiful spots with the security of having your arrangements taken care of by a trusted and knowledgeable guide.

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By Lisa Crowther

It’s 357 Days Until Christmas! What Are You Going To Do With Your Year?

At the dawn of every new year we make promises to ourselves about how we are going to make this coming 12 months the best yet. Well this year how about actually making that happen? Here are some ideas on how to make lucky 2013 the best year ever…

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By Lisa Crowther

Store Managers Review: Top Travel Trends Of 2012

Here’s an interesting take on the travel year that was 2013 straight from the mouths of those who are best placed to offer an insight – our STA Travel store managers. What travel trends that have they noticed emerge over the past 12 months and how does that relate to you own travel plans.

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By Lisa Crowther

Happy 1st Birthday To The Blog! Here are our best bits…

It’s happy 1st birthday to the STA Travel blog this month, and what a year it’s been! Join us as we take a look back through some of the best posts from the past 12 months.

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By Lisa Crowther

The secret’s out! We reveal the cheapest days to fly.

Knowing the best times to book flights is a bit of a mind field, one minute they appear as one price, the next they could be hundreds of pounds more expensive. To help you get the best deal your next flight expert Ali Dale has decided to share her top tips on when’s the cheapest time to fly

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By Emma Mitra

Ask the Experts: Can I learn Spanish on my travels?

Of course you can! Our Travel Experts share a few of their favourite cities in the world to knuckle down in and learn Spanish. If only Spanish GCSE has been this much fun…

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By Lisa Crowther

What is Life Like as an STA Travel Apprentice?

Meet Rachel Carribine, one of this years STA Travel apprentices chosen for their passion for putting together perfect trips just for you. Find out how they landed their job and why they love it right here.