General
By Lisa Crowther

High Five… Jungle Experiences!

The jungles of the world are absolutely brimming with life, and you can feel it from the sound all around you from with every step you take. A trip into one of the great jungles will, without a doubt, remain with you for a very long time. But what are the ultimate jungle experiences to be had? We count down our top five…

General
By Lisa Crowther

Which are the USA’s Hippest Cities?

The cities of the USA are kind of like the Spice Girls, each one is very different but everyone has a favourite. Here’s a count down of the coolest cities, the places where the hipsters go. Which one gets your vote?

General
By Lisa Crowther

Where can you get a tan in December?

Summer seems like a distant memory now that we’re in the heart of winter doesn’t it? Well, if it’s not time for the heat to come to us, why don’t you head off and find some summer sun of your own somewhere else? To help you out, we’ve compiled a list of the best places to go for a tan this December, where would you choose?

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 Travel Gauntlet: Will vs Amber

The Travel Gauntlet is back for another week, with STA Travel Expert Will taking on Canadian globe trotter Amber. This week they take us on a trip around China, Peru, Italy and India as they share their travel tales.

General
By Lisa Crowther

Ask The Experts: Where to Get The Ultimate Geeky Travel Fix

Here’s this weeks taste of travel expert goodness. Amy and Claire are here to answer another blog readers travel question and this week you can find out where to get the ultimate techy travel fix in America.

General
By Lisa Crowther

High Five… Cheap Ski Resorts!

Skiing is one of the most fun things ever. Fact. But the essential extras including left passes and equipment hire can bump the price up by quite a bit. To help keep the cost of your ski holiday as low as possible we’ve put together 5 of our top cheap ski resorts.

General
By Lisa Crowther

Exactly How Wet Is Thailand in the Rainy Season?

Yes, some months of the year are wetter than others in Thailand, but exactly how wet is the rainy season? Should you avoid going during the monsoon season? I’ve asked our ever helpful Twitter community to share their experiences of ‘rainy’ Thailand.

Australasia
By Lisa Crowther

Happy 1st Birthday To The Blog! Here are our best bits…

It’s happy 1st birthday to the STA Travel blog this month, and what a year it’s been! Join us as we take a look back through some of the best posts from the past 12 months.

Polar
By Lisa Crowther

The secret’s out! We reveal the cheapest days to fly.

Knowing the best times to book flights is a bit of a mind field, one minute they appear as one price, the next they could be hundreds of pounds more expensive. To help you get the best deal your next flight expert Ali Dale has decided to share her top tips on when’s the cheapest time to fly