Australasia
By Emma Mitra

11 reasons to head to New Zealand in Winter

Spending a week in winter in New Zealand was one of the best weeks I’ve spent on my travels anywhere, full stop. It may not have been scorching, but the sun shone, and each day was one of those perfect winters scenes where the sky is blue and the sun is bright. Here’s why I reckon it’s time to spend your summer holidays in winter in New Zealand.

General
By Lisa Crowther

Ask the Experts: What Can I Do During My Trip to New Zealand This Summer?

It’s Ask the Experts time again on the STA Travel Blog and this week we’re talking adventures! More specifically, we’re talking adventures in New Zealand and there’s a LOT to choose from. Let’s see what our Experts have up their sleeve for this week’s reader.

General
By Ant Stone

Where’s the best snow in New Zealand?

New Zealand is known for many things, but fantastic winter sports may not be high up on that list. Thing is, there are a huge selection of amazing opportunities for winter sports in various incredible destination across New Zealand. Here are our favourites…

General
By Ant Stone

Where’s the best snow in New Zealand?

New Zealand is known for many things, but fantastic winter sports may not be high up on that list. Thing is, there are a huge selection of amazing opportunities for winter sports in various incredible destination across New Zealand. Here are our favourites…

Australasia
By Francoise Daines

How much money will I need to travel in Australasia for three months?

How much will three months Down Under set you back? We take a look at the average price of accommodation, food, drink and transport, to give you a rough idea on the funds you’ll need for your big adventure.

General
By Lisa Crowther

Ask The Experts: Where Should I Go on My Trip of a Lifetime?

It’s Ask the Experts time again, and this week’s question is a doozy! If you’re interested in taking some time out on a big multi-country trip, then take a look at the answers to this weeks question – they might just have some inspiration for you too!

General
By Lisa Crowther

Which Campervan Should You Choose For an Epic Road Trip Through New Zealand?

There is no freer feeling than throwing what little belongings you have into a campervan and heading off on your own adventure, and there’s nowhere more beautiful to do it than New Zealand. The choice of campervans is huge, so to help you out, we’ve chosen our favourites – which one’s right for you?

Polar
By Lisa Crowther

7 Perfect Places to Pap a Penguin

Penguins are cute, very cute and we’re not ashamed to say we’ve been a little bit addicted to spy in the huddle on BBC One so in the spirit of all things Pingu, we’re counting down the best places in the world where you can pick up some perfect penguin holiday pictures.

General
By Lisa Crowther

Can a Holiday Romance Go the Distance?

Holiday romances are very common among travellers. The exciting feeling of being away from home in a new fun place makes us all a little bit more open to falling in love. But, the question is – can those romances that start while travelling actually last? 3 Blog readers tell us their stories…

Polar
By Lisa Crowther

Where and When to Find our ‘Your Big Trip’ Travel Talks

Are you thinking of packing up and heading off on your dream trip and need some help putting you plans in motion? Or have you made the decision, bought the flight and are looking for some inspiration on how to make it as amazing as it possibly could be? Then our ‘Your Big Trip’ travel talks have your name written all over them! Here’s the deets on where and when…