Worldwide
By Rachael Porter

40 things to do before you’re 40

40 is the new 30, right?! We’re celebrating our 40th birthday this year, and we’re filling it with obnoxious amounts of balloons, cake and adventures. We’ve looked back on our last 40 years of adventure and devised the perfect bucketlist of things to do before you get to our age. 

Worldwide
By Hannah Jeffery

Your 2019 travel horoscope

Ever wondered why you’re compatible with certain travel companions, or are drawn to seemingly random destinations? (Aside from the intergalactic forces of Instagram, that is) we might have found the answers…

Worldwide
By Laura Caveney

6 ‘Spooktacular’ Halloween Events from Around the World

Whether your thing is dressing up as Dracula, wearing a costume that resembles something out of the 70’s version of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory…

Asia
By Anna Corbett

12 Reasons to add South Korea to your to do list

Separated from its infamous northern neighbour by the notorious DMZ, South Korea is for all intents and purposes an island nation; the only way to get…

Worldwide
By Rachael Porter

15 lessons we’ve learned from travelling the world, as told by Queer Eye

Who knew there were so many scenes in Queer Eye that would apply to the world of travelling?

Africa
By Guest Blogger

Scenic ways and Cape Town braais – 10 days on South Africa’s garden route

Today’s blog comes from Chris Newnham, the Assistant Manager in our Reading store  Incredible landscapes, stunning city views, poignant history, adrenaline activities galore and sparkling…

Australasia
By Hannah Jeffery

New Zealand Campervan Dos and Don’ts

Today’s blog comes from our resident road tripper Hannah “Jeffers” Jeffery who isn’t actually that keen on Dire Straits. Honestly.  If you have a secret…

Australasia
By Guest Blogger

8 Things I did on Australia’s Nature Coast

Today’s post comes from Alison Nicholls from our Key Accounts team who travelled to Australia in October and spent 9 glorious days on the Nature…

Worldwide
By Kim Durbridge

Instagram Envy: nab yourself summer 2017’s biggest travel trends

At STA Travel HQ, Summer 2017 has been all about the endless excuses for drinks in the sun, attending festivals (and recovering from them) and…

General
By Anna Corbett

5 New Zealand Travel Myths Busted

New Zealand has been on the backpacker map since backpacking became a thing. Who knows why, probably something to do with landscapes out of a…