By Guest Blogger

North Thailand vs south Thailand: which is best for you?

Ellie Quinn, influencer and travel blogger at The Wandering Quinn, is back from her trip to Thailand. We sent her on two Contiki tours to experience the different sides of island life, from soaking up the culture in the north to relaxing in tropical paradise in the south.

North America
By Kim Durbridge

8 times the USA had absolutely no chill

Motels full of clowns, theatres made of corn on the cob and Burning Man. Here’s eight of the USA’s biggest and boldest creations…

By Georgina Birch

Binoculars at the ready! The 6 best spots for wildlife in Western Australia

From whale sharks to quokkas. Here’s a list of friendly animals you’ll want to meet in WA.

By Claudia Posada

STA Travel’s ideal southeast Asia itineraries

Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam… here’s how to see the best of Southeast Asia in three, four, six or eight or more weeks!

By Guest Blogger

What to do in Ireland: a month by month itinerary

Gwen Jones, our creative brochure manager, studied in Ireland ; so who better to tell us where to shove our stereotypes and take a ‘proper’ trip to Ireland than someone who lived and breathed the fresh (and slightly chilly) Irish air?

By Rachael Porter

40 things to do before you’re 40

40 is the new 30, right?! We’re celebrating our 40th birthday this year, and we’re filling it with obnoxious amounts of balloons, cake and adventures. We’ve looked back on our last 40 years of adventure and devised the perfect bucketlist of things to do before you get to our age.