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…

Polar
By Lisa Crowther

How to be the Perfect Hostel Dorm Mate

Staying in hostel dorm rooms is all part of the travelling experience, sometimes it can be the best fun you’ll have in your life, sometime’s you’ll want to scream in frustration. To help make sure your experience is more the former, take a look at our tips for being the perfect hostel dorm mate.

Worldwide
By Lisa Crowther

10 ways to be a more responsible traveller

To minimise the effects of tourism on local communities, it’s important that we all consider how we can become more responsible travellers. Little changes we make to the way we travel can potentially make hugely positive differences to the communities we encounter, Here are 10 of those changes to consider…

Worldwide
By Lisa Crowther

21 Ways to Travel the World

When it comes to travelling the world, there are so many possibilities, there’s something to suit every kind of traveller, and there are a huge number of experiences waiting to quench your appetite for adventure. In this post we look at our favourite 21…

General
By Lisa Crowther

Spotlight on: STA Travel Glasgow, Byres Road

Our ‘Spotlight on…’ series is back, and this week we turn our attentions to Glasgow Byres Road. If you’re dying to know their top tips of an epic round the world trip and want to hear the gory details of their own travels step this way…

Australasia
By Lisa Crowther

The Travel Gauntlet: Lynne vs Eliya

The Travel Gauntlet is back and this week we’ve got another battle of the travel tales as one of our faithful blog readers takes on one of our own travel experts. This weeks edition takes us on a journey around Fiji, New Zealand, Australia and South Africa.

General
By Lisa Crowther

High Fiveā€¦ Amazing Treks!

It’s the best and most satisfying way to experience some one the most spectacular scenery our world has to offer, and yes, trekking might be hard, but it’s so worth it. Remote villages, snow capped mountains, panoramic views make trekking one heck of an adventure and here are our top 5…

Polar
By Lisa Crowther

Spotlight On: STA Travel Reading

Our Travel Experts are pretty special. No one loves travel and understands travellers as well as them; they are the people that are here to help you create a trip that will probably end up becoming the best time of your life. So let’s meet these dream weavers. Next up – STA Travel Reading.

General
By Lisa Crowther

The Travel Gauntlet: Ann vs Sophie

The Travel Gauntlet is back for another week and this week travel enthusiast and blogger Ann is taking on Sophie our super dooper Travel Expert from STA Travel Bath. Who will come out victorious? Let’s find out…

Polar
By Lisa Crowther

High Five… High Fives of 2012!

As 2012 draws to a close, we take a look back at the best High Fives of the year. Grab your backpack, and join us in a trip down memory lane. Did you favourite make the shortlist?