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By Lisa Crowther

7 Cool Tricks to Learn on a Bus

As a traveller, long journeys aboard uncomfortable, buses are probably a frequent occurrence, and while it’s all part of the experience, any way you can find to while away those dull hours is great. So, here are our top tricks to learn on a long bus journey.

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By Lisa Crowther

Meet Alun Chapple, one of our eager young apprentices

STA Travel apprenticeships are the perfect opportunity gain recognised tourism qualifications and indulge your passion for all things travel. One of our current apprentices Alun Chapple tells us about life working at at STA Travel.

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By Lisa Crowther

How To Take Great Travel Photos

We know how important having an epic set of photos to cherish after an amazing trip is, so we’ve asked our graduate photographer Louis Leeson to provide some must have tips for taking those incredible shots that we can treasure forever.

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By Lisa Crowther

Why I love New Zealand – By A Real Life Kiwi

New Zealand is a hugely popular destination for would be travellers from the UK and who better to give a glimpse into the Kiwi lifestyle than a native. Sarah Bedford from STA Travel New Zealand talks us through travelling New Zealand like a local.

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By Lisa Crowther

Want to Know How to Dress to Make an Impact in Los Angeles?

Los Angeles is the homes of gliz, glamour and beautiful people, so it’s understandable why the thought of packing for a visit might pose a problem. Fear not! We’ve turned to our friends at fashion retailer Forever 21 to give us the low down on what to wear to fit in like a (stylish) local. .

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By Lisa Crowther

8 Career Benefits Of Taking A Gap Year

We believe that a gap trip is not only the best fun you’ll ever have in your life, but that it can also substantially benefit your career. Here’s why…

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By Lisa Crowther

Hey girls, what undies should you pack for your big trip?

The dilema of what to pack on a gap/round the world trip is age old. So to help out, here’s a helpful list of what pants you simply must pack before setting off on your big trip around the world.

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By Emma Mitra

Ask the Experts: How can I volunteer while I travel?

This week, our Experts were challenged with finding Andrew from Edinburgh the perfect balance between volunteering and seeing the world. What did they come up with?

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By Ant Stone

Shakedown, Beijing

Beijing is one of the world’s most famous, and travel-rich cities. A shining light of travelling in the East, China’s capital city offers myriad opportunities to explore ancient history and enjoy its modern outlook.