Asia
By STA Travel

5 islands to visit and make your friends ridiculously jealous!

Beaches that go on for miles, the sound of waves and untouched sand. Paradise! Thousands of islands dot our oceans and seas, and these are…

General
By STA Travel

10 reasons why you need a travel cash card in your life!

What are you doing with your money while you’re away? No idea? Don’t tell me you’re just taking your bank card over there. You want…

Worldwide
By STA Travel

Insider Tip: When should I buy a flight for my Christmas or New Year’s vaca?

Still haven’t booked something for Christmas or New Year, but know you don’t want to stay at home this year? We know finding cheap holiday…

General
By STA Travel

5 reasons why you should go an active tour!

Stuck in a rut? Bored of the routine? Then switch it up, leave your nine to five and start exploring. We’re all about new adventures…

General
By STA Travel

Meet the youngest person to travel to all sovereign countries…

He’s ‘officially amazing’ and it all started when he booked his first backpacker adventure with STA Travel to South East Asia 8 years ago, from…

Asia
By STA Travel

12 things you have to see in Beijing

Today’s blog comes from Mary Bulgin, a student ambassador from the UK who spent 10 brilliant days in Beijing. As the political hub of China, Beijing…

North America
By Catherine Atton

Step outside the Loop: the low down of Chicago’s neighbourhoods

It’s only natural that a trip to Chicago will have you make like Bueller, and take a day off to explore the heart of downtown….

General
By STA Travel

Become an STA Travel Blogger

Calling all budding travel journalists! We’re offering you the opportunity of a lifetime… Your name in lights. Do you have a funny story about that…

Africa & Middle East
By Catherine Atton

Why stop in Dubai?

Far too many of us touch down in Dubai and never leave the glistening white walls of the modern terminal building. If you are planning…

General
By Catherine Atton

Your Guide to Staying Clean on the Festival Scene

Finally, festival season is here! You can almost smell it. (We actually could, hence the blog). From crazy camping commodes to space-saving wet wipes, here’s our…