Asia
By Sam Hopkins

The Banana Pancake Trail

Here’s the lowdown on the Banana Pancake Trail’s key destinations and, because all this talk of pancakes made us hungry, where you can dig into an epic nana-stack too.

Worldwide
By Kim Durbridge

The best places in the world to see elephants

Whether you’ve only ever watched them on a screen narrated by Attenborough, or you’ve seen them in captivity from the viewing platform of a nature park or…

Asia
By Dane Windley

7 reasons to Stray in Southeast Asia

Here’s seven reasons why you should go on tour to Thailand and Laos.

Worldwide
By Kim Durbridge

12 truths about travelling as a couple

Take it from someone who has been there, done that, got the cheesy couple selfie… for all of fourteen countries over a period of eighteen…

Asia
By Laura Caveney

The six coolest back to nature stays in Asia

Heading to Asia? Why just hotel, when you can floatel? Whether you’re chilling on water or above the canopy of the trees, get back to…

Asia
By Anna Corbett

5 Things Not to Miss in Singapore!

Singapore screams indulgence, excess and a damn good time. There’s so much to do in this spectacular city that you may find your budget runs out long before your energy does! Here’s our pick of the top five things to do in this fantastic city-state.

Asia
By Guest Blogger

Quick start guide to the Andaman Islands

Today’s blog comes from James Greenslade who, after abandoning STA Travel headquarters, has returned to his native Australia to pine for the awful summers and…

Worldwide
By Guest Blogger

Plan my gap year: top 10 gap year experiences

Year out, sabbatical, Gap Year, running away from “real life”; whatever you call it and whenever you take it, a big trip is good for the mind, the soul and even the CV.

General
By Anna Corbett

5 reasons why travelling Southeast Asia in the ‘low season’ is amazing!

If you hear the phrase “wet season” and shiver, you’re not alone. Many people who’ve not experienced the region run (or fly) in the opposite…

Asia
By Guest Blogger

8 Foods to Try in Singapore That You (probably) Won’t Find at Your Local Takeaway

Today’s blog comes from STA Travel’s James Greenslade, who has left his Oz homeland for a few months to explore the UK. He can currently…