Asia
By Guest Blogger

10 reasons to book a Thailand tour with Contiki

We partnered up with Contiki recently to send Ellie Quinn, influencer and travel blogger of The Wandering Quinn on two separate tours of Thailand – lucky gal. She put together a list of 10 reasons travellers should consider their tours – buckets of alcohol and fried scorpions excluded.

General
By Catherine Atton

69 thoughts everyone has while on a Contiki Tour!

You haven’t lived until you have experienced a Contiki tour. Who is ready to go down memory lane?

Asia
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.

Worldwide
By Alexx Hayward

The ultimate guide to solo female travel

After moving to the other side of the world (twice!) and ticking off twelve countries solo, I’ve pulled together the best tips and tricks to help you feel safe, prepared and confident to take on the globe as a solo female traveller

Worldwide
By Rachael Porter

Solo female travel stories from across the globe

Ever since 1911, the world has celebrated International Women’s Day on the 8th March. It may be 2019 (and we can celebrate women all day every day, k?) but we won’t pass up an opportunity to talk about how amazing they are.

Australasia
By Kim Durbridge

6 reasons why you should kick off your year in Australia with a tour

Start off your year Down Under the right way, by seeing the country, making a heap of new friends and potential roomies. Helllllooo, Australia!

Europe
By Kim Durbridge

48-hour fling with Barcelona

World class art and architecture, foodie havens, proximity to the ocean, and some of the best nightlife and music festivals Europe has to offer… let’s try and fit this into 48 hours!

Worldwide
By Hannah Jeffery

Best trips for solo travellers

Don’t waste time waiting for your pals to book! Epic festivals, unique wildlife, yoga retreats and more are ready when you are. Check out our best trips for solo adventurers.

Europe
By Kim Durbridge

10 ways to get the most out of a trip around Europe

I’m Kim, wanderlusting wordsmith at STA Travel, die-hard pizza obsessive and Aperol spritz addict. So it’ll probably come as no surprise to you that when…

Asia
By Guest Blogger

Beyond the beach: Northern Thailand lust-list

Sawasdee friends! I’m Sasha, an STA Travel intern and self-confessed southeast Asia obsessive, so naturally I just had to share a few of my fave spots…