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By Lisa Crowther

It’s the Tale of Two Cities, Sydney vs Melbourne, but Which One Comes Out on Top?

Sydney or Melbourne? Melbourne or Sydney? If you’ve been considering a working holiday to Australia this is probably a question that’s creeped into your head. They’re two of the country’s biggest traveller hubs, and we’re here to pit them against each other in the battle of the Aussie heavy weights. Who’s your money on?

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By Francoise Daines

The Complete A-Z of Backpacking the World

If you’re thinking of leaving your home comforts behind, and heading off with a soon to be grubby backpack on your back, then check out our complete A-Z of Backpacking the World.

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By Lisa Crowther

7 Amazing Volunteer Projects That Cost Less Than £500

Volunteering is a great way to give back something to those local communities that have been so welcoming to us our our travels around the world. Take a look at these great value experiences where you can really make a difference.

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By Lisa Crowther

The 10 Best Places in New Zealand to Visit in Your Campervan

One of the things New Zealand is famous for is its spectacular natural beauty, and what better way to explore all the nooks and crannies…

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By Lisa Crowther

How your Gap Year Could End Up Costing you Nothing!

You gap year is your opportunity to get out there and explore the world, and that costs, we know. But – there are opportunities to turn the table and make your time away work for you… Here are 6 ideas on how you could take a gap year that could end up costing you nothing.

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By Lisa Crowther

Our Tips for Getting the Best from your Multiflex Pass and the Most Common Multiflex Questions Answered!

Our Multiflex Pass is an excellent way to keep your travel plans super flexible – if used peoperly. Here are some frequently asked questions answered and some top tips from our customer services team to help you get the very most from your pass.

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By Cath Millman

20 Ways to Meet Interesting People on your Travels

Making new friends while travelling the world is a huge part of the experience, it’s almost guaranteed that you’ll meet some of the most fun, interesting and crazy people you’ll ever meet in your life while on your adventure. Here are our 20 top tips for meeting interesting people and help you become the most popular traveller on the road.

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By Lisa Crowther

16 Travel Tips for Saving Money

Travelling isn’t cheap, there’s no doubt about that, but it’s worth it. So any possible way to save those few extra coins on your trip can be the difference between coming home and continuing your adventure. Here are 16 travel tips to help you save money while travelling.

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By Lisa Crowther

21 travel expert tips for planning a Round the World trip

Planing a round the world trip can be daunting, there’s a lot to consider and so many choices to make. Lucky for you we’re experts, and we have a huge team of people waiting to help you put together the trip of your dreams. Here’s their advice for planning the perfect trip.

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By Lisa Crowther

From the STA Travel Clinic: All You Ever Needed to Know About Malaria and How to Avoid it

Vaccinations and travel health are a hugely important part of travelling and last month STA Travel opened it’s very first travel clinic manned by a fully qualified nurse in Liverpool. But, if Liverpool’s a little far for you to travel, you can keep up with some top tips straight from the mouths of the professional’s here on the blog, this week, we’re starting with advice and tips on Malaria.