6 of the Best Food Truck Spots in the USA

6 of the Best Food Truck Spots in the USA

If there’s one thing we do right, it’s food. Whether you’re after a massive sloppy joe dripping in grease, clean living vegan delights or anything in between, there’s a place out there for you. Where you ask? Oh read on hungry travelers, read on. Courtesy of Mr.TinDC on flickr   Portland Many of Portland’s 100s of(…)

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Quick Start Guide to the Thai Islands

Quick Start Guide to the Thai Islands

Thailand’s many islands are a staple on the backpacker, flashpacker, gap year, sabbatical, long break, beach vacation, and any other circuit you can think of. And there’s a reason – they’re absolutely stunning. But the sheer number of versions of paradise to choose from, and hassle of wading through millions of blog posts, articles, reddit threads(…)

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9 Amazing New Zealand Experiences

9 Amazing New Zealand Experiences

New Zealand is not a country that does things by halves. So much more than just a nice backdrop to Ian Mckellen’s horse riding antics, it’s a wild, seeking, joyful, seemingly limitless land stuffed full of adventures just for you. Which ones specifically? Read on for a glimpse into everything waiting for you when you(…)

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9 Local Foods to Try in Singapore

9 Local Foods to Try in Singapore

The introduction of Asian cuisine to Western culture is arguably the best thing that’s happened in recent times. We did say arguably. But while we love discovering new dishes, it’s no secret that there has been significant Western influence on much of the food we find this side of the Merlion. If you want the authentic(…)

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13 Tips For An Amazing Campervan Experience

13 Tips For An Amazing Campervan Experience

We’re big fans of campervans  here at STA Travel. They perfectly represent exactly what we’re about; flexible travel, finding your own way, getting an authentic and fulfilling travel experience, traveling with – and making new – friends. There’s no freer, more satisfying feeling than packing your worldly belongings into a campervan and taking off on(…)

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5 Top Sights in Japan…Once You’ve Done Tokyo!

5 Top Sights in Japan…Once You’ve Done Tokyo!

West meets east in this fascinating country filled with diverse landscapes, massive cities, incredible traditions and thousands of years of culture waiting to be discovered. We’re assuming the epic metropolis of Tokyo is on your list (why wouldn’t it be?!), but there’s much more to Japan than its capital. Here’s our pick of 5 other(…)

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See you at NAFSA 2015!

See you at NAFSA 2015!

We’re delighted to confirm that STA Travel and BUNAC will be rocking up to the 2015 NAFSA Annual Conference in Boston! If you’re heading over to Beantown to take part in this exciting week-long international education extravaganza, we’ll be at booth #1815 ready and waiting for you. There are more reasons than just our happy smiling faces to look(…)

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Aussie Rules for Down Under Adventures

Aussie Rules for Down Under Adventures

After traveling to and sending people over to Australia for over 35 years, we’ve picked up an idea or 12 about how the place works! We asked out Travel Experts around the world and our friends on the ground Down Under to come up with some Aussie Rules to aid you on your antipodean adventures. Hold(…)

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10 things to do in Australia’s Northern Territory

10 things to do in Australia’s Northern Territory

Australia’s very own wild (north) west, the vast Northern Territory is timeless and iconic. From the red rivers of rock at Uluru to the nature lover’s haven at Kakadu National Park, there is a seemingly endless parade of wonders to discover here. We pick out 10 highlights that’ll make you want to strap on your cork(…)

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Five Reasons to Study Abroad

Five Reasons to Study Abroad

Studying abroad can one of the most rewarding experiences of a lifetime, but also one of the most daunting! If you’re thinking about taking the plunge but still need a little convincing, we’ve got 5 reasons we think might push you over the edge of indecision…   Learn Another Language  Hands-down the easiest way to learn(…)

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