Australasia
By Lisa Crowther

59 Of Our Travel Expert’s Ideas For An Incredible Travel Experience In 2013

Make 2013 the year you do something amazing. To help you become inspired and hopefully turn your head towards experiences that you may not have been aware existed. I have tapped up 59 of our most helpful and enthusiastic Travel Experts to bring you their top travel tips for the year ahead.

Polar
By Lisa Crowther

Our Store Managers Predict The Must Visit Destinations for 2013

You’ve seen what our Store Managers thought of the year that was 2012, now find out where they think will be the best destinations to visit next year. Here they give us their predictions for what they believe will be the hot destinations and experiences of 2013.

General
By Lisa Crowther

The Hobbit: The Making of Middle-earth

The release of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey gives us all a reason to discover (or remember) how beautiful New Zealand is. The real star of the film is the beautiful landscapes of the North and South Islands, and if you click here, we’ll show you exactly how Middle-earth was made.

Australasia
By Lisa Crowther

Store Managers Review: Top Travel Trends Of 2012

Here’s an interesting take on the travel year that was 2013 straight from the mouths of those who are best placed to offer an insight – our STA Travel store managers. What travel trends that have they noticed emerge over the past 12 months and how does that relate to you own travel plans.

General
By Lisa Crowther

The Travel Gauntlet: Flora vs Colleen

The Travel Gauntlet is back for another week of travel tales shared straight from the mouths of our travel experts and most travel hungry blog readers. This week Flora from our Goodge Street store takes on Travel blogger Colleen.

General
By Lisa Crowther

Win Tickets to The UK Premiere of The Hobbit!

This December see’s the release of the hugely anticipated prequel to the Lord of the Rings trilogy, The Hobbit, and thanks to us – you could be swanning your way down the red carpet with the stars at the premiere! Find out how you could win this amazing prize here…

General
By Lisa Crowther

High Five… Beautiful Lakes!

This weeks High Five focuses on one of our most incredible natural wonders – the beautiful lakes of the world. There are some crackers in there; but with so many to choose from, have we missed out your favourite?

General
By Lisa Crowther

The Hobbit: Locations Revealed!

New Zealand is one of the most naturally beautiful places in the world, so it’s no wonder Peter Jackson thought it made the perfect choice to represent for Middle-earth. Now, to celebrate the release of Lord of the Rings prequel The Hobbit, we count down our favourite 5 locations from the film.

General
By Lisa Crowther

Why Does Yasmin Love Life As An STA Travel Apprentice?

Yasmin bagged the job of her dreams the days she was accepted for a position as an STA Travel apprentice. Now she’s here to tell us how she got her job and why she loves it so much.

General
By Lisa Crowther

Why I love New Zealand – By A Real Life Kiwi

New Zealand is a hugely popular destination for would be travellers from the UK and who better to give a glimpse into the Kiwi lifestyle than a native. Sarah Bedford from STA Travel New Zealand talks us through travelling New Zealand like a local.