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By Lisa Crowther

Store Managers Review: Top Travel Trends Of 2012

Here’s an interesting take on the travel year that was 2013 straight from the mouths of those who are best placed to offer an insight – our STA Travel store managers. What travel trends that have they noticed emerge over the past 12 months and how does that relate to you own travel plans.

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By Lisa Crowther

Ask The Experts: I Need Help Planning My Dream Trip Around Asia!

This week’s Ask The Experts is all about Asia. Where to go, how to get there and what you definitely should miss once you arrive. If Asia is on your travel radar you can’t miss it!

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By Lisa Crowther

Where can you get a tan in December?

Summer seems like a distant memory now that we’re in the heart of winter doesn’t it? Well, if it’s not time for the heat to come to us, why don’t you head off and find some summer sun of your own somewhere else? To help you out, we’ve compiled a list of the best places to go for a tan this December, where would you choose?

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By Lisa Crowther

The Travel Gauntlet: Will vs Amber

The Travel Gauntlet is back for another week, with STA Travel Expert Will taking on Canadian globe trotter Amber. This week they take us on a trip around China, Peru, Italy and India as they share their travel tales.

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By Emma Mitra

Ask the Experts: Hong Kong to Thailand on a budget

There’s nothing quite like an overland trip through Southeast Asia. But what’s the best way to do it? Our Travel Expert Jess talks through the safest, most fun and, importantly, most budget friendly ways to travel in Asia.

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By Lisa Crowther

Why I Volunteer: Thailand

Volunteering is such a special way to spend time while abroad. Whether you want to add a volunteering spell into a larger gap or round the world trip or you just have a 2 week break and want to make a difference to those less fortunate, time spent volunteering is important and appreciated. One member of STA Travel staff shares her experience and tells us why she volunteers…

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By Lisa Crowther

Our Travel Photographers Favourite Photos – Week 3

We’re back for another photo filled week to present you with a collection of our travel photographers best snaps from their epic summer journey across continents. Feast your eyes on the latest 3 images sent back for us to enjoy by Louis, Dan and Ness.

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By Lisa Crowther

10 Simple Exercises You Can Do Anywhere to Keep You Looking FIT On The Road

What would you say if I told you I had the key for looking and feeling great while travelling, with minimum effort and no cost?…

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By Lisa Crowther

How To Use A Squat Toilet

It’s an integral part of world travel. Chances are, if you’re exploring the globe you’re going to have to get to grips with a squat toilet. It may be a bit daunting but it’s all part of the fun! Here’s out ‘how to’ guide to squatting.

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By Lisa Crowther

Our Travel Photographers Favourite Pictures From This Week

Last week we introduced you to our new travel photography team, swanning around Europe and Asia all expenses paid in search of images for our new brochures, now we see their favourite pictures from their first weeks work.