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.

General
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!

General
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?

General
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.

General
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.

General
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…

General
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.