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(…)

Christmas gift ideas for the guy who loves to travel

Christmas gift ideas for the guy who loves to travel

Those who suffer from an incurable case of wanderlust can be famously hard to buy for when it comes to Christmas and birthdays. They’re likely to want flight tickets, weekends in new places, or even just a bit of money to put towards their next adventure over anything material. And besides – if we can’t(…)

Christmas gifts for the girl who loves to travel

Christmas gifts for the girl who loves to travel

Every year, Christmas comes and you’re left thinking up gift ideas for your travel-obsessed friend or relative because no matter how much you love them, you aren’t going to gift them flights to Australia. Instead, we decided to help you with the perfect list of gifts for whoever it is that has the travel bug!(…)

6 must-visit destinations to celebrate Black Friday

6 must-visit destinations to celebrate Black Friday

Black Friday is one of the biggest shopping days in the world and of course, we have great deals across our tours and flights but to be a little fun, we decided to turn the world dark! Not literally of course, but in celebration of Black Friday we picked out our top destinations that are(…)

6 weird black foods from around the world

6 weird black foods from around the world

News alert: black is the new green. You’ve been told time and time again to make sure to eat your greens, so why suddenly are we obsessed with black food?! Take a look at some of these culinary dark treats from around the world and see if you’d be up for giving them a taste.(…)