Do’s and Don’ts of campervan trips

Do’s and Don’ts of campervan trips

While you might make every effort to plan your whole vacation down to the last minute, the beauty of a campervan trip is the fact that you don’t need to be so time strict on yourself. Sure, there will be the must-do experiences that can’t be missed and we advise if you’re travelling in the(…)

7 adventures to conquer in 2018

Is this you? You find it impossible to sit still when attempting to sunbathe. You spot a tree or large rock ahead. It MUST be climbed. And why walk when you can sprint?! If it’s a solid or even an affirmative YES, there’s only one way for you to travel and that’s an active adventure. Traveling(…)

#EatTheRainbow: Colorful food from around the world

#EatTheRainbow: Colorful food from around the world

Colorful food has been making waves around the world of late, and 2018 will see no stop to that trend. But before Instagram came along, did you know that bright foods have been staples in many countries for years? Red: Red Velvet Cake (USA) First up in the rainbow, it’s red. And what could be(…)

2018’s trending destinations

2018’s trending destinations

New year, new you and new countries to tick off the list! With data from our customers and our own sense of wanderlust driving us forth, we’ve pulled together our most lusted after destinations for 2018. Some are old favorites making a resurgence, and some are new, unchartered territories calling out to be discovered…  (…)

#TravelTheRainbow: Colorful destinations around the world

#TravelTheRainbow: Colorful destinations around the world

The world is a colorful place, and if you’re not out there exploring it, then sometimes it’s easy to forget! So if you’re cooped up in an office staring out the window at a bleak and dreary winter scene, here are some destinations from across the globe to brighten up your day and inspire you(…)

12 quirky festive events from around the world

To some of us, December is all about Mariah Carey Christmas tunes and digesting an obscene amount of food. Yet for others in the world, it’s all about steamy saunas and wearing outrageously bright underwear. In spirit of this, we’ve rounded up our 12 favorite quirky traditions and unique December events from across the globe.(…)

A Christmas in Bali

A Christmas in Bali

I’m Jemma, one of STA Travel’s Digital Exec’s, email machine and serious Bali beach-bum… It is quickly approaching the two-year mark now since I spent my first Christmas away from home. Away from the humming of Christmas songs, wrapping of trees in lights and tinsel, yummy comfort food and endless amounts of chocolate (I really(…)

Interview with #ThankfulForTravel Winner, Andrew Garcia!

Interview with #ThankfulForTravel Winner, Andrew Garcia!

I am blessed to have had the opportunity to travel this year. From San Francisco to Barcelona, to New York all the way home to San Diego; next time I’m taking Joselyne with me. @statravel #thankfulfortravel A post shared by A N D R E W G A R C I A (@drewcr3w) on Nov(…)

How to make the most of a week in Cape Town

How to make the most of a week in Cape Town

Today’s post is brought to you by Emma Neely, a recent Michigan State grad and previously an STA Travel Student Ambassador. Earlier this summer, Emma won the GoAbroad.com “Win the World” contest and spent her summer in several travel programs in South Africa. Today she shares some tips about her experience, and how you can(…)

#ThankfulForTravel Raises $10,000 for Teen Cancer America!

Between Thanksgiving and Giving Tuesday, STA Travel held a photo competition to help raise funds for our charity partners, Teen Cancer America, to support teens living with cancer. For every entry we received, we donated $5 to Teen Cancer America, and we received an amazing response! In those few days, we managed to raise $10,000(…)