Iceland gently exudes fresh air and ethereal, otherworldly beauty. No surprise that this country constantly comes out top on every STA Traveller’s Europe lust lists year after year, then. Hot springs, super-active volcanoes, surging waterfalls, and a night sky that, in winter, glows rainbow as the Aurora Borealis steaks across - it's something else.
The empire state building, Rockefeller, the Statue of Liberty – all famous NYC landmarks that tourists flock to. But what about behind the scenes? Be sure to see jazz in Harlem, the Brooklyn bridge and the 9/11 memorial.
If you’re up for a party there’s no better places to do it than on the shores of Cancun. When you need to take a rest from the booze try spotting sharks, head out for a trek or on one of the deep sea fishing boats.
Costa Rica has it all. It’s home to beautiful Caribbean beaches, lush rainforests, national parks bursting with towering volcanoes, a selection of the world’s most exciting wildlife. Around 90kms from the capital San Jose is Arenal Volcano, a famous, active volcano in the heart of the Costa Rican landscape.
When people think of Peru they inevitably picture Machu Picchu and it's a great jumping off point for trekking but Lima has a lot to offer too. Lima is the home of Peruvian food and known as the Garden city for its beautiful open spaces. Check out Huaca Pucllana in Miraflores is a great place to see some remains of Peru’s ancient civilisations in between Pisco sours in ocean view bars.
Rio de Janeiro is home to some of the most beautiful sights in the world. Rio is famed for its carnival but if hiking’s where your heart lies check out the Tijuca National Park, one of the largest urban forests in the world.
The routes on this page are our most popular, but don't forget, they're examples. The real beauty of our Round the World tickets is that they're entirely flexible, and we can build bespoke routes just for you. As many destinations as you like, anywhere, in any order. It's your world, after all.