North America
By Laura Caveney

Top 6 things to see and do in Costa Rica

Want to experience ‘pura vida’ (the pure life) in Costa Rica? Check out these top tips from our #STATravelBlueTicket winners, after they toured Costa Rica’s…

By Laura Caveney

8 places in New Zealand you can have all to yourself

Looking to do a gap year in New Zealand, but want to find some hidden spots on your tour to amp up your Insta? Kiwi…

By Rachael Porter

9 reasons why you should travel with a group

As a self-confessed lover of solo travel, Rachael still came up with 9 reasons why going on a group tour is a good idea.

By Georgina Birch

Which Interrail Pass is best for you?

Whizzing across borders and discovering ever changing European landscapes, jumping aboard in one country and hopping off wherever you should fancy is exactly what an Interrail Pass can offer. But which one is right for you?

By Rachael Porter

11 reasons to go travelling when you’re young

If you haven’t already heard, STA Travel has a little something called BlueTicket – a game changer for those under 31 who are wanting to…

By Guest Blogger

Christmas gifts for the girl that loves to travel

Every year, Christmas comes and you’re left thinking up gift ideas for that travel obsessed mate or family member of yours because no matter how…

By Kim Durbridge

The best East and West coast Australia road trip itineraries

140 mile long beaches and 500 national parks. Endless reef on all sides, and over two and a half million square miles of outback. Australia…

By Jemma Wilson

4 ways to get down with the locals in New Zealand

Want more than just a whistle-stop tour of New Zealand’s tourist attractions? Why not take your journey to a new level and get down with…

By Georgina Birch

How to be a cheap flight booking boss

Pssst, want to know a secret on how to score some mega savings on flights? Here’s a helping hand on how to be a flight-booking…

Latin America
By Alice Carter

The Galápagos Islands on a budget

I’m Alice, an STA Travel Marketing Exec. As a David Attenborough super fan and proud owner of all Planet earth boxsets, The Galápagos Islands was…