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By Lisa Crowther

7 Cool Tricks to Learn on a Bus

As a traveller, long journeys aboard uncomfortable, buses are probably a frequent occurrence, and while it’s all part of the experience, any way you can find to while away those dull hours is great. So, here are our top tricks to learn on a long bus journey.

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By Lisa Crowther

Meet Alun Chapple, one of our eager young apprentices

STA Travel apprenticeships are the perfect opportunity gain recognised tourism qualifications and indulge your passion for all things travel. One of our current apprentices Alun Chapple tells us about life working at at STA Travel.

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By Lisa Crowther

How To Take Great Travel Photos

We know how important having an epic set of photos to cherish after an amazing trip is, so we’ve asked our graduate photographer Louis Leeson to provide some must have tips for taking those incredible shots that we can treasure forever.

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By Lisa Crowther

Why I love New Zealand – By A Real Life Kiwi

New Zealand is a hugely popular destination for would be travellers from the UK and who better to give a glimpse into the Kiwi lifestyle than a native. Sarah Bedford from STA Travel New Zealand talks us through travelling New Zealand like a local.

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By Lisa Crowther

Want to Know How to Dress to Make an Impact in Los Angeles?

Los Angeles is the homes of gliz, glamour and beautiful people, so it’s understandable why the thought of packing for a visit might pose a problem. Fear not! We’ve turned to our friends at fashion retailer Forever 21 to give us the low down on what to wear to fit in like a (stylish) local. .

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By Guest Blogger

Where to Find the World’s Best Breweries

In an article that combines 2 subjects close to our heart, travel and beer, we’re counting down the top breweries from around the world, join us as we check out some of the places great beers of the world are born.

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By Lisa Crowther

Competition Winner Joey Shuker’s European Festival Adventure

When Joey Shuker entered our Like It and Land It competition in April 2011 to win a festival adventure across Europe, she probably didn’t actually expect to win. But just a couple of months later she was off on what was about to become one of the best experiences of her life. Find out about her trip here.

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By Lisa Crowther

How to Keep Your Skin in Top Condition While Travelling

The hectic and unpredictable lifestyle that comes with being a traveller may be super exciting, but it can take it’s toll your skin, we’ve enlisted some expert help to provide you with some brilliant skincare tips to take away with you.

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By Lisa Crowther

Why It's Time To Move To New Zealand

Jess and Helen are two travel experts currently working in our Leeds Vicar Lane store. They’ve recently returned from a 10 day trip to New Zealand which they enjoyed so much that they’ve decided to move out there! We caught up with them to find out why they loved it so much.

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By Lisa Crowther

Do we Have the Most Famous Customers in the World?

We love a celebrity sport here at STA Travel, who doesn’t?! So, for your entertainment, our travel experts are sharing their best celebrity spots from their time behind the desk in our travel stores. We’ll leave it to you to decide if they’re any good…