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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.

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By Stephanie Mitchell

Shakedown, Berlin

Europe’s coolest capital? Well, Berlin is definitely up there. For somewhere so steeped in history and conflict, Germany’s capital is rapidly stealing the show from the rest of Western Europe’s popular hangouts. Here’s our guide to the most important things to do and see.

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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.

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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!

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By Lisa Crowther

The Top 5 Ways to Spot the Big 5 in South Africa

South Africa is a wonderland, a part of the world that won’t fail to surprise and astound you time and time again. There are a huge selection of overland trips to help you get up close and personal with the Big Five in South Africa, here are our pick of the top 5 overland trips to spot the Big 5.

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By Lisa Crowther

A Dummy’s Guide to Working in New Zealand

o you want to grab hold of your life and give it a thorough shake? Then consider a working holiday, more specifically, consider a working holiday in New Zealand. We’ve produced this handy guide to help you with those frequently asked questions about working holidays in New Zealand, to help get you on your way to your own adventure.

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By Anna Corbett

19 Essential Christmas Gifts for Travellers

Struggling with ideas for Christmas presents? Here are 19 great ideas for gifts for travellers – you’re welcome.

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By Guest Blogger

5 mistakes you’ll make before you become a professional travel photographer

So you want to take your travel photography to the next level? There are a few classic pitfalls you’ll need to negotiate. We asked award-winning travel photographer Stuart Beesley to share them with us. Be sure to make them now, before you turn pro!

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By Guest Blogger

Where to Find the Best Burgers in the USA

Self-declared foodie and STA Travel staffer Tom Browne knows a lot about the USA. And burgers. Here’s his guide to the most amazing burgers to…

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By Lisa Crowther

Ask the Experts: Where Should I Go to Finish my Souteast Asia Trip After Thailand?

Our Ask the Experts blog series is your chance to challenge our Travel Experts with the travel question that has been weighing on your mind. This week Claire steps up to answer an Asia themed question sent in from Jenifer in Cumbria.