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.

Asia
By Lisa Crowther

Cruising the winding backwaters of Kerala, Southern India

This week, our Tailor Made India Expert Alyce is back this week, to take us through her favourite experience in India so far, cruising the backwaters of Kerala on a traditional Indian house boat.

Asia
By Lisa Crowther

5 Unmissable Locations to Add to your Travel Bucket List this Year

On 28th May this year Qatar Airways start their new service flying from Edinburgh, opening up their network of 125 destinations to the northern part of the UK, via their base in Doha. So, let’s take this opportunity to remind ourselves of our 5 favourite destinations you can reach using Qatar Airways.

General
By Lisa Crowther

Shakedown, Singapore

Get ready to Shakedown, Singapore! Expect sun, sea, sand and shopping…lots of it. This tiny country, found at the southernmost tip of Asia is jam-packed full of all the goodies, click here for more…

General
By Anna Corbett

High Five… National Dishes of Asia!

If there’s one thing that we love talking about here at STA Travel almost as much as travelling the world (I said almost!) it’s food. So What could be better than combining our two favourite subjects?! Read on to see our High Five of the best national dishes of Asia.

General
By Lisa Crowther

Ask the Experts: Where Should I Go to Finish my Souteast Asia Trip After Thailand?

Our Ask the Experts blog series is your chance to challenge our Travel Experts with the travel question that has been weighing on your mind. This week Claire steps up to answer an Asia themed question sent in from Jenifer in Cumbria.

General
By Lisa Crowther

Ask the Experts: Where Can I Take my Two Young Children on an Adventure of a Lifetime?

Our Ask the Experts blog is back for another week of sound travel advice directly from the mind of our knowledgeable Travel Experts. This week Lucy is here to help one of our blog readers decide where to take her two children for an adventure that’s a little out of the ordinary.