Worldwide
By Ibtisaam Ganief

How to virtually celebrate Pride 2020 from home

By Corey Waugh, STA Travel Marketing Exec, Melbourne. Due to the impact of COVID-19, many Pride events have been cancelled or significantly altered for 2020….

Worldwide
By Rachael Doyle

How to stay healthy during coronavirus (and not lose your mind)

We’ve all read those posts about how to stay healthy when travelling, or how best to avoid germs on planes. But in these confusing and…

Worldwide
By Rachael Doyle

11 best travel podcasts to listen to during lockdown

Every traveller has their go-to playlist that provides the soundtrack to their holiday, but it’s good to mix it up with a podcast every now…

Worldwide
By Hannah Jeffery

Five apps for eco-conscious travellers 

We’re firm believers that travel is for the greater good, but there’s no denying, it impacts the environment. But this is where technology can help. Here are five phone apps that can help you reduce your environmental footprint. clean beaches and recycle. ‘Appy days!

Worldwide
By Hannah Jeffery

It’s our 40th! Join us on a trip down memory lane…

It’s our 40th birthday – check out these memories from the STA Travel vault. It’s all about the student fares and flares.

Worldwide
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. 

Worldwide
By Kim Durbridge

It’s World Book Day! Here are 14 books about travel to ignite your wanderlust

Here are fourteen of our favourite travel reads, guaranteed to ignite your wanderlust and deepen your understanding of your next destination…

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.

Latin America
By Emma Mitra

Your Rio Carnival Survival Guide

The time to get your flights to Rio Carnival booked is fast approaching, so check out our guide to help you make the most of every single sequinned-head-dress, street-party-dancing, samba-moves-busting minute at the world’s biggest celebration.

General
By Rachael Porter

New Year, old me: ways to look after yourself in 2019

This year it’s all about you: be kind to yourself, take time out, and let yourself recharge. Look after your mind, body and soul with these top tips…