By Alexx Hayward

The ultimate guide to solo female travel

After moving to the other side of the world (twice!) and ticking off twelve countries solo, I’ve pulled together the best tips and tricks to help you feel safe, prepared and confident to take on the globe as a solo female traveller

Latin America
By Emma Mitra

Your Rio Carnival Survival Guide

The time to get your flights to Rio Carnival booked is fast approaching, so check out our guide to help you make the most of every single sequinned-head-dress, street-party-dancing, samba-moves-busting minute at the world’s biggest celebration.

By Laura Caveney

15 foods you NEED to try when you’re in Thailand

Sure, our main inspo to visit Thailand might have had something to do with a younger Leo and a beach but when we visited the…

North America
By Guest Blogger

Top 6 things to see and do in Costa Rica

Want to experience ‘pura vida’ (the pure life) in Costa Rica? Check out these top tips from our #STATravelBlueTicket winners, after they toured Costa Rica’s…

By Laura Caveney

8 places in New Zealand you can have all to yourself

Looking to do a gap year in New Zealand, but want to find some hidden spots on your tour to amp up your Insta? Kiwi…

By Rachael Porter

9 reasons why you should travel with a group

As a self-confessed lover of solo travel, Rachael still came up with 9 reasons why going on a group tour is a good idea.

By Georgina Birch

Which Interrail Pass is best for you?

Whizzing across borders and discovering ever changing European landscapes, jumping aboard in one country and hopping off wherever you should fancy is exactly what an Interrail Pass can offer. But which one is right for you?

By Rachael Porter

11 reasons to go travelling when you’re young

If you haven’t already heard, STA Travel has a little something called BlueTicket – a game changer for those under 31 who are wanting to…

By Guest Blogger

Christmas gifts for the girl that loves to travel

Every year, Christmas comes and you’re left thinking up gift ideas for that travel obsessed mate or family member of yours because no matter how…

By Kim Durbridge

The best East and West coast Australia road trip itineraries

  140 mile long beaches and 500 national parks. Endless reef on all sides, and over two and a half million square miles of outback….