Worldwide
By Rachael Porter

15 lessons we’ve learned from travelling the world, as told by Queer Eye

Who knew there were so many scenes in Queer Eye that would apply to the world of travelling?

Africa
By Guest Blogger

Scenic ways and Cape Town braais – 10 days on South Africa’s garden route

Today’s blog comes from Chris Newnham, the Assistant Manager in our Reading store  Incredible landscapes, stunning city views, poignant history, adrenaline activities galore and sparkling…

Australasia
By Hannah Jeffery

New Zealand Campervan Dos and Don’ts

Today’s blog comes from our resident road tripper Hannah “Jeffers” Jeffery who isn’t actually that keen on Dire Straits. Honestly.  If you have a secret…

Australasia
By Guest Blogger

8 Things I did on Australia’s Nature Coast

Today’s post comes from Alison Nicholls from our Key Accounts team who travelled to Australia in October and spent 9 glorious days on the Nature…

Worldwide
By Kim Durbridge

Instagram Envy: nab yourself summer 2017’s biggest travel trends

At STA Travel HQ, Summer 2017 has been all about the endless excuses for drinks in the sun, attending festivals (and recovering from them) and…

General
By Anna Corbett

5 New Zealand Travel Myths Busted

New Zealand has been on the backpacker map since backpacking became a thing. Who knows why, probably something to do with landscapes out of a…

General
By Anna Corbett

Spunks, Thongs and Roots: Your Guide to Aussie Slang

So, we were pretty sure that Aussies spoke English? But, if this list is anything to go by, you’ll probably still need a bit of…

General
By Anna Corbett

Live life by Aussie Rules!

We’ve been travelling to and sending people over to Australia for over 35 years and, in that time, we’ve picked up a tip or two….

General
By Guest Blogger

Five Reasons You Should Visit the Perhentian Islands

Today’s blog comes from STA’s James Greenslade who has left his Aussie homeland for a few months to taste the British summer. Warning James – it…

Worldwide
By Guest Blogger

5 Essential Tactics For Dorm Room Survival

Today’s blog comes from Amy Baker, a travel writer currently holed up in London writing her first book. You’re most likely to find her dreaming of a…