Asia
By Guest Blogger

12 Important Things to Know About Taking the Train in India

If you’re planning on taking the train in India (and you definitely should) there are several things you’ll need to be prepared for, here’s the lowdown on what to expect.

General
By Lisa Crowther

12 Incredible Places to Have Dinner with Your Mates

Dinner is the perfect time for you and your mates to sit back and relax, enjoy each others company, and simply enjoy life. However, that doesn’t mean that you can’t mix it up a bit. Dinner doesn’t need to be dull and below are 12 incredible places that prove it.

General
By Lisa Crowther

Shakedown, Bangkok

Bangkok is probably the world biggest, most bustling traveller hub. It would be easy to feel overwhelmed by the craziness but luckily, we’ve created this handy city guide to help you make the most of your stay. Here’s our shakedown of Bangkok.

General
By Stephanie Mitchell

Soaking Up (or Just Getting Soaked) at Songkran

Songkran is celebrated in most Thai cities, Chiang Mai and Bangkok are the two best places for the super-soaking festivities. We asked two STA Travel staff to give their personal accounts of this crazy, wet and seriously interactive festival.

Australasia
By Lisa Crowther

10 top tips for securing a job on your working holiday in Australia

With thousands of young people heading for the shores of Australia every year to embark on a working holiday, the thought of joining them can seem daunting. Here are 10 things you can do to help you along in your quest to bag the job you want on your working holiday in Australia.

General
By Lisa Crowther

We Want Your Travel Tips! A Selection of Some of the Best Big Trip Travel Tips Submitted by our Twitter Fans.

Here at STA Travel, we may be Travel Experts, we may well hire only the very best, most well travelled people to help you plan your own trips, but we know that as travel lovers yourself, you have a whole heap of knowledge and experience that is super valuable to others about the embark on big trips of their own and that’s why we’ve created our Hashtag Gallery and now we need your help to fill it!

General
By Guest Blogger

Shakedown, New York

New York is the best city on the planet. There, we said it. Having spent 2 years living, breathing and eating (mainly eating) my way round New York City, Our Air Product Exec Tom offers his top tips on how to get the most out of your time in the city that never sleeps.

General
By Lisa Crowther

3 Music Students, 14 Days Round the World, 1 Goal – to Unite the World with Music. Introducing Their Incredible Journey

On Sunday 9th February, 3 London based music student set off on a round the world trip with no budget, no set plans of where to stay or what to do, but a whole heap of excitement and one clear goal – to connect the world via music in 14 days. Now we need your help to create an unforgettable itinerary.

General
By Stephanie Mitchell

Shakedown, Berlin

Europe’s coolest capital? Well, Berlin is definitely up there. For somewhere so steeped in history and conflict, Germany’s capital is rapidly stealing the show from the rest of Western Europe’s popular hangouts. Here’s our guide to the most important things to do and see.

General
By Guest Blogger

High Five… Taiwan!

A beautiful island off the coast of China, just north of the Philippines Taiwan maybe small but it is hugely blessed with breathtaking scenery, rich culture, and is full of adventures. We love Taiwan, and think it deserves a great big High Five – here are our favourite things to do there.