General
By Guest Blogger

Your Time is Now – Summer camp USA

As part of our series on Gap Years, sabbaticals, big trips and everything in between, today’s blog comes from Sarah Richard who spent a summer…

Asia
By Guest Blogger

7 top tips for surviving a Full Moon Party

7 top tips to survive the world famous Full Moon Party! Find out more…

Asia
By Guest Blogger

12 Important Things to Know About Taking the Train in India

If you’re planning on taking the train in India (and you definitely should) there are several things you’ll need to be prepared for, here’s the lowdown on what to expect.

General
By Lisa Crowther

Shakedown, Bangkok

Bangkok is probably the world biggest, most bustling traveller hub. It would be easy to feel overwhelmed by the craziness but luckily, we’ve created this handy city guide to help you make the most of your stay. Here’s our shakedown of Bangkok.

General
By Stephanie Mitchell

Soaking Up (or Just Getting Soaked) at Songkran

Songkran is celebrated in most Thai cities, Chiang Mai and Bangkok are the two best places for the super-soaking festivities. We asked two STA Travel staff to give their personal accounts of this crazy, wet and seriously interactive festival.

Australasia
By Lisa Crowther

10 top tips for securing a job on your working holiday in Australia

With thousands of young people heading for the shores of Australia every year to embark on a working holiday, the thought of joining them can seem daunting. Here are 10 things you can do to help you along in your quest to bag the job you want on your working holiday in Australia.

General
By Guest Blogger

Shakedown, New York

New York is the best city on the planet. There, we said it. Having spent 2 years living, breathing and eating (mainly eating) my way round New York City, Our Air Product Exec Tom offers his top tips on how to get the most out of your time in the city that never sleeps.

General
By Lisa Crowther

3 Music Students, 14 Days Round the World, 1 Goal – to Unite the World with Music. Introducing Their Incredible Journey

On Sunday 9th February, 3 London based music student set off on a round the world trip with no budget, no set plans of where to stay or what to do, but a whole heap of excitement and one clear goal – to connect the world via music in 14 days. Now we need your help to create an unforgettable itinerary.

General
By Guest Blogger

High Five… Taiwan!

A beautiful island off the coast of China, just north of the Philippines Taiwan maybe small but it is hugely blessed with breathtaking scenery, rich culture, and is full of adventures. We love Taiwan, and think it deserves a great big High Five – here are our favourite things to do there.

General
By Lisa Crowther

Ask the Experts: How Can I Improve my Chances of Getting A Working Holiday Visa For Canada?

This week, our Expert Lucy is here to answer an interesting question from James, about his plans to work in North America. With so much to choose from, what will the experts suggest? Have your say!