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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.

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By Lisa Crowther

Meet Our New Travel Photographers

In June we launched a search for 3 amazing photography students, or recent graduates, to head off on an all expenses paid trip for Europe or Asia to gather a portfolio of photographs for our new brochures. Hundreds applied – now meet our talented winners.

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By Emma Mitra

Ask the Experts: What’s the best way to see South America, Asia and Australia all in one trip?

Our Travel Experts are here every week to answer your questions. Come on in, don’t be shy! They’ve got more travel knowledge than you can shake a globe at, so ask them anything. This week’s question comes from Ben, who’s got an epic trip in mind…

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By Emma Mitra

See South America, Asia and Australia all in one trip

Our Travel Experts are here every week to answer your questions. Come on in, don’t be shy! They’ve got more travel knowledge than you can shake a globe at, so ask them anything. This week’s question comes from Ben, who’s got an epic trip in mind…

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By Ant Stone

How to cook Nasi Goreng, by MasterChef winner Tim Anderson

Would you like to learn how to cook one of Malaysia’s best-loved dishes, Nasi Goreng? We’ve welcomed MasterChef winner, Tim Anderson onto the STA Travel Blog, and he’s ripe for teaching you how!

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By Ant Stone

How to Meet a Monk in Laos

Monks are to Asia what bowler hatted business men are to the City of London. They are not for show; they are ubiquitous; and whereas many of them might appear to be unapproachable, when you get to know one, they’re actually pretty cool people. Find out how, hereā€¦