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By Lisa Crowther

Ask the Experts: Help! I'm Scared of Flying, Where Can I Travel Overland?

What do you get if you cross a Friday with a load of confused wannabe travellers? You got it – it’s Ask the Experts time again! Claire is to the rescue this week to help a blog reader that needs help with her travel plans – and her fear of flying! So what does Claire suggest? Step this way and find out…

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By Lisa Crowther

Ask the Experts: Help Me Explore Eastern Europe

It’s time for another round of Ask the Experts blog action and this week we’re talking Europe; Eastern Europe to be exact. Take a look at what our Expert Lucy suggests for blog reader Julia, who’d like some help planning her trip around the continent.

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By Lisa Crowther

8 Unsung Travel Gems of New Zealand

New Zealand stands strong and proud as one of the world’s most exciting and inspiring travel destinations. It’s famous for its jaw-dropping natural beauty and…

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By Lisa Crowther

7 Ways to Choose the Right Volunteer Project For You

With such a huge selection of worthy volunteering projects to choose from, it can be difficult to pin point exactly which is right for you. Here are our top tips for choosing your project and making the most of this unique travel opportunity.

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By Lisa Crowther

How your Gap Year Could End Up Costing you Nothing!

You gap year is your opportunity to get out there and explore the world, and that costs, we know. But – there are opportunities to turn the table and make your time away work for you… Here are 6 ideas on how you could take a gap year that could end up costing you nothing.

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By Guest Blogger

The Best Places to Eat in New York on a Budget

New York is one of the best places in the world for delicious food. You’re spoiled for choice when around every street corner is a new delicious thing to try. Luckily for us, one of our STA Travel staffers is quite the expert in all things NYC (and all things food) and he’s put together his top choices for the best budget eats in the city.

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By Lisa Crowther

Our Tips for Getting the Best from your Multiflex Pass and the Most Common Multiflex Questions Answered!

Our Multiflex Pass is an excellent way to keep your travel plans super flexible – if used peoperly. Here are some frequently asked questions answered and some top tips from our customer services team to help you get the very most from your pass.

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By Lisa Crowther

12 Simple Steps to Help you Become a Fully Fledged Kiwi

Here’s a slightly cheeky look at 12 different ways you can blend in during a trip to New Zealand. We’re talking L&P, jandals and fush and chups…

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By Cath Millman

20,000 People. 150,000 Tomatoes. 1 Hour. It Can Only Mean One Thing…

La Tomatina festival, Spain might actually be the single most fun experience in the world. Where else do you find an entire town excitedly taking part in the world’s biggest annual food fight? It’s one of those ‘must do’ travel experiences and here’s your guide as to what to expect.

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By Lisa Crowther

Ask the Experts: Which are the Best Thai Islands?

It’s time for another question from one of our blog readers and on this week’s Ask the Experts blog, Lucy and Claire share their opinion on the best islands to visit in Thailand. Let’s see what they’ve come up with…