Asia
By Rachael Porter

Travelling the world with locked-in syndrome

When Mia was 21 she suffered a severe stroke which paralysed her from the neck down (aka ‘locked-in syndrome’). A passionate traveller, Mia didn’t want to let her situation stop her from experiencing the world and everything in it, and has launched a campaign for travellers with disabilities, to show them you can do anything if you put your mind to it.

Worldwide
By Hannah Jeffery

11 travel gifts for eco-conscious wanderers

Such is the current reusable and recycling revolution, that at home, most of us wouldn’t dream of buying single-use plastic water bottles and throwaway coffee…

Latin America
By Claudia Posada

A local’s guide to Santiago

This time as part of our ‘Local Insider Series’ we asked Claudia, our Brochure Content Executive, to tell us all about Santiago. She studied there for 5 months on an exchange program (there and Paris, lucky gal), eating all the ice cream, drinking all the wine, and travelling around the country whenever she could.

Australasia
By Rachael Porter

A local’s guide to Adelaide

This time as part of our ‘Local Insider Series’ we asked Kate Beveridge, one of our Travel Experts down in Adelaide, to tell us everything we need to know about this little slice of Australia. Step out of the shadows Adelaide… it’s your time to shine!

Asia
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!

Europe
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?

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.

Europe
By Rachael Porter

Top 10 cities to stay in Europe for under £40

We’re 40 this year, believe it or not (we use good anti-wrinkle cream) and to celebrate we’ve combed through all our hostel deals across Europe to piece together a list of cities that you can stay in for two nights for less than £40!

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.