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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South Africa’s Garden Route: Know Before You Go

South Africa’s Garden Route: Know Before You Go

So you’ve read the guidebooks, Google image searched your heart away and have decided that this South African Garden Route thing sounds pretty good. Now what? Fortunately for you, lucky traveler, we’ve been there, and have a few tips and revelations for you before you go…. Natural Beauty is Everywhere If you grew up watching The(…)

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12 Reasons to add South Korea to your to do list

12 Reasons to add South Korea to your to do list

It may not be as well known as its neighbors China and Japan but that’s all set to change as visitors to the Far East discover the variety and beauty of this small country. Separated from its infamous northern neighbor by the notorious DMZ (pretty different from BIG), South Korea is for all intents and purposes an(…)

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Visit Britain: Conwy, Wales

Visit Britain: Conwy, Wales

Today’s blog comes from STA Travel’s own Alexis Merritt. Alexis is a Groups Specialist who has been just about everywhere, and she’s got lots of amazing stories from the road. Read on to hear about her favorite hidden gem in Great Britain. When you think of Britain, the first city that pops into your head is(…)

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Emirates Insider – Milan

Emirates Insider – Milan

Today’s blog comes from Tom Fenton, a Travel Expert from London, UK who, in October 2014, was picked to be one of 4 Emirates Insiders and sent to explore Milan! I’d worked in our central London store for a year and a half when I was chosen to travel as an Emirates Insider to Milan. Despite(…)

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