Worldwide
By Lisa Crowther

10 ways to be a more responsible traveller

To minimise the effects of tourism on local communities, it’s important that we all consider how we can become more responsible travellers. Little changes we make to the way we travel can potentially make hugely positive differences to the communities we encounter, Here are 10 of those changes to consider…

General
By Lisa Crowther

Ask the Experts: Where Can I Take my Children on a 5 Week Adventure?

Our Experts are back again this week to answer a question put to them by one of our perplexed blog readers. This week they’re offering advice on what trip a busy mum can take with her 2 adventure hungry boys. Find out what they suggest…

Worldwide
By Lisa Crowther

21 Ways to Travel the World

When it comes to travelling the world, there are so many possibilities, there’s something to suit every kind of traveller, and there are a huge number of experiences waiting to quench your appetite for adventure. In this post we look at our favourite 21…

General
By Lisa Crowther

How to Say ‘Thank You’ in 44 Languages

It’s probably the most used phrase in the English language, and it has it’s counter part in every other language in the world. No matter where you go and what you do, you’ll need to use the word thank you. To help, we’ve created a handy guide on how to say ‘thank you’ in 43 languages.

Africa
By Lisa Crowther

Ask The Experts: Where Should I Stopover on the Way to Australia?

How do you make the most of the required stopover period on the way to Australia? This weeks Ask the Experts explores that very question. This week they share their favourite places for a stopover and tell you the best ways to make the most of your time there.

Africa
By Lisa Crowther

22 Reasons Why our Planet is Awesome!

Our world is a vast, varied and so much fun to explore. There are so many reasons why our world is awesome (much more than 22 that’s for sure!) so this is just the start of it. Take a look at our reasons and we look forward to hearing yours too!

General
By Lisa Crowther

The Travel Gauntlet: Ann vs Sophie

The Travel Gauntlet is back for another week and this week travel enthusiast and blogger Ann is taking on Sophie our super dooper Travel Expert from STA Travel Bath. Who will come out victorious? Let’s find out…

Africa
By Lisa Crowther

It’s 357 Days Until Christmas! What Are You Going To Do With Your Year?

At the dawn of every new year we make promises to ourselves about how we are going to make this coming 12 months the best yet. Well this year how about actually making that happen? Here are some ideas on how to make lucky 2013 the best year ever…

Australasia
By Lisa Crowther

59 Of Our Travel Expert’s Ideas For An Incredible Travel Experience In 2013

Make 2013 the year you do something amazing. To help you become inspired and hopefully turn your head towards experiences that you may not have been aware existed. I have tapped up 59 of our most helpful and enthusiastic Travel Experts to bring you their top travel tips for the year ahead.

Australasia
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.