Worldwide
By Hannah Jeffery

11 gifts for eco-conscious travellers

Such is the current reusable and recycling revolution, that at home, most of us wouldn’t dream of buying single-use plastic water bottles and throwaway coffee…

Latin America
By Claudia Posada

A local’s guide to Santiago

This time as part of our ‘Local Insider Series’ we asked Claudia, our Brochure Content Executive, to tell us all about Santiago. She studied there…

Australasia
By Rachael Porter

A local’s guide to Adelaide

Our ‘Local Insider Series’ focuses on bringing you the lowdown on various cities across the globe, straight from the mouth of the locals. So you…

Worldwide
By Hannah Jeffery

It’s our 40th! Join us on a trip down memory lane…

You know you’ve turned 40 when you remember travelling with hand-written airline tickets, Sony Walkmans and something called maps. (Martians and Millennials, these were made…

Europe
By Rachael Porter

What to do in Ireland: a month by month itinerary

Most people associate Ireland with St Patrick’s Day, Guinness and outrageously drunk (but fun) locals. And you’d only be partially right. From beautiful coastlines to…

Worldwide
By STA Travel

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….

Worldwide
By STA Travel

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.

Europe
By Rachael Porter

Top 10 cities to stay in Europe for under €40

We’re 40 this year, believe it or not (we use good anti-wrinkle cream) and to celebrate we’ve combed through all our hostel deals across Europe to piece together a list of cities that you can stay in for two nights for less than €40!

North America
By STA Travel

The best cities in the USA

In terms of cool, interesting and trendy cities the USA definitely has the lion’s share. There’s a huge selection which, depending what you’re into, will satisfy your every whim.

Worldwide
By Rachael Porter

Solo female travel stories from across the globe

Ever since 1911, the world has celebrated International Women’s Day on the 8th March. It may be 2019 (and we can celebrate women all day every day, k?) but we’re not going to pass up an opportunity to talk about how amazing they are. We asked female employees across STA Travel to send us their favourite solo travel story.