General
By Guest Blogger

A photo diary of an Indonesia adventure

Today’s blog comes from the winner of our photography competition we ran earlier this year John Crux. He embarked on his tour of Indonesia in June and…

Asia
By Anna Corbett

5 lesser known Indian festivals

Now, don’t get us wrong, Holi is amazing. Whether it’s from the depths of Rajasthan or a park near Battersea, the sight of revellers covered…

Asia
By Anna Corbett

Meet your multi-stop: Fly South for the Winter

Multi-stops rock our world at STA Travel – they’re a great way to stretch your journey and see more of the world. New Zealand is…

Africa
By Anna Corbett

12 weird facts about Commonwealth countries

The Commonwealth games have come and gone for another 4 years and what a show it was (the dancing teacakes specifically – we’re still hungry)….

Asia
By Anna Corbett

12 Weird and Wonderful Drinks from around the world

12 brews that you’ll have to travel to try…though after reading this you may think again! Find out more…

Asia
By Guest Blogger

7 top tips for surviving a Full Moon Party

7 top tips to survive the world famous Full Moon Party! Find out more…

General
By Siobhan O'Brien Holmes

I want to ride my bicycle (in Burma, preferably)

Get on your bike and see the beautiful state of Burma on two wheels; check out our Cycle Burma tour and start planning..

Worldwide
By Siobhan O'Brien Holmes

Doha in a Day or Two

A common stopover city, Doha has so much to see it’s impossible to cram everything into one short trip. But we’ve lined up some of the best bits to help you plan your stay…

Asia
By Anna Corbett

6 of the Best Wildlife Adventures Waiting for You in Asia

Welcome to Asia, the most diverse, most exciting, most crazy continent in the world. There’s so much to see, and we’ve listed our 6 favourite wildlife adventures so you can see the kind of sights usually reserved for those must watch Attenborough documentaries for yourself. Check out our huge selection of amazingly affordable airfares to Asia with Etihad Airways and start your own wildlife adventure.

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.