Asia
By Guest Blogger

Travelling is STILL the best decision I made

Saxon Yuen gave up a job he loved to follow his dream. With one year and a lot of experience under his belt he’s back…

Africa
By Anna Corbett

What is it really like to climb Kilimanjaro?

In December a group of 9 STA’ers headed to Tanzania to conquer the mighty Kili and raise money for the STA Travel Foundation. With the experience…

General
By Anna Corbett

The Perfect Peru Itinerary

When asked what they know about Peru many people jump straight to Machu Picchu (not literally, it’s quite a long hike). Some conspiracy theorists history…

Asia
By Anna Corbett

Top 10 Hot Destinations for 2015

2014 was an amazing year for adventure travel and we named many of the (then) up and coming destinations on this blog including Brazil, South…

General
By Anna Corbett

Travel Resolutions for 2015

It’s that time of year again. You dust off your old habits, take a good look at your life and decide…you know what? I’m pretty…

General
By Guest Blogger

In the Jungle, The Quiet Jungle….A Borneo Adventure

Today’s blog comes from Fiona Bryce, a travel expert in our Edinburgh store. The first myth to dispel here is that the jungle is quiet. During…

Worldwide
By Anna Corbett

The Traveller’s Christmas survival guide

Your first Christmas away from home can be a daunting prospect. With the traditions and people that usually make the season special half way across…

General
By Guest Blogger

An odd number of things you probably don’t need to know about Australia

Today’s blog comes from our resident cynic Hannah “Jeffers” Jeffery who actually loves Australia. Honest. Ordinarily, you can’t stop us from writing lyrical about Australia’s abundant…

General
By Anna Corbett

How to follow Bilbo through Middle-earth…ring not required

Unless you’ve been living under a massive lichen covered rock since 2001 you’ll know that New Zealand is the setting for the epic The Hobbit…

North America
By Guest Blogger

THE NOR’EASTER

Today’s blog comes from David Broadley, a Travel Expert in our Sheffield store who was not content with regaling us with his tales of Australia and…