General
By Lisa Crowther

How to Flirt in French or ‘Comment Draguer en Francais’

French is often said to be the language of love, so to help bring a little love your way this Valentine’s Day, we’ve translated 10 very cheesy chat up lines in to French; which will obviously boost your pulling power instantly – who could resist?!

General
By Lisa Crowther

High Five…China!

China is one of the most fascinating and exciting places to travel. There is so much history and culture to sink your travel hungry teeth into that you’ll never be done. Here, we look at just 5 of those ‘must see’s the best 5 (apparently).

Africa
By Lisa Crowther

10 Furry Feel Good Factors that are Begging for a Cuddle

They’re cute, they’re not always cuddly but they are always a joy to behold. This post is celebrating the fuzzy feeling we get inside (yes even you big strong boys!) when we clap eyes on these adorable animals from around the world.

Polar
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

Worldwide
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.

Africa
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…

Australasia
By Lisa Crowther

59 Of Our Travel Expert’s Ideas For An Incredible Travel Experience In 2013

Make 2013 the year you do something amazing. To help you become inspired and hopefully turn your head towards experiences that you may not have been aware existed. I have tapped up 59 of our most helpful and enthusiastic Travel Experts to bring you their top travel tips for the year ahead.

Polar
By Lisa Crowther

Our Store Managers Predict The Must Visit Destinations for 2013

You’ve seen what our Store Managers thought of the year that was 2012, now find out where they think will be the best destinations to visit next year. Here they give us their predictions for what they believe will be the hot destinations and experiences of 2013.

General
By Lisa Crowther

Ask The Experts: Where Shall I Spend My Two Week Break In The USA?

Ask the Experts is back! Claire and Sarah are here to answer the travel question of another blog reader and help them on their way to their next adventure. This week they tackle a question about the best places to explore in the USA.

Australasia
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.