11 Weird and Wonderful Drinks from Around the World

11 Weird and Wonderful Drinks from Around the World

Sipping the local brew is one of the true joys of traveling, be it a cold Chang on the beaches of Koh Samui, a green tea on the Great Wall or taking part in a traditional Kava ceremony in Fiji. But at what point do you draw the line? Read on for our list of(…)

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Five Things Not to Miss in Kuala Lumpur

Five Things Not to Miss in Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur is a modern metropolis surrounded by culturally diverse suburbs slap bang in the middle of a jungle. The overgrown, half-finished building works on the outskirts look like the remains of a hidden lost world and, just a short train ride away, you’ll discover ancient caves guarded by giant golden statues. It’s not all(…)

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10 Simple Steps to Help You Become a Full-Fledged Kiwi

10 Simple Steps to Help You Become a Full-Fledged Kiwi

So you’re off to New Zealand, take a moment and rejoice. Good for you. I’m sure you don’t need us to tell you what an amazing time you’re going to have, right? You’ve seen the pictures, you’ve spoken to people who have already been and you’ve done your research to make sure you don’t miss out(…)

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Epic Adventures on New Zealand’s South Island

Epic Adventures on New Zealand’s South Island

Anyone who has been to New Zealand’s South Island will tell you that it’s tough to find a more naturally beautiful part of the world. Waters so blue you’d think they’d been Photoshopped, if you hadn’t seen them with your own eyes. Mighty glaciers, thousands of years old. Rolling green hills, snow capped mountains and rugged(…)

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21 Breakfasts You’ve Never Tried Before

21 Breakfasts You’ve Never Tried Before

How many times have you heard, “Breakfast is the most important meal of the day”? More times than you’ve tucked into a steaming bowl of congee, probably. There’s only one thing more nourishing than breakfast, and that’s travelling, so today on the blog we’re combining the two to deliver one of the most fulfilling experiences(…)

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12 South American Foods To Eat At The Source

12 South American Foods To Eat At The Source

Today’s blog comes from Digital Marketing Exec, and South American food obsessive, Steph Mitchell One of the most exciting bits about travelling is trying out your favourite foods at the source. We all know there’s nothing like eating Pad Thai in Thailand, curry in India, tagine in Morocco or a big fat burger in the(…)

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Memories of a Wonderland in Peru

Memories of a Wonderland in Peru

Today’s blog post comes from Flora Moffat, one of our very own STA peeps. Read about her experience in Peru and how she got there. I remember the exact moment I found out that STA Travel were giving me the opportunity to go to Peru, I screamed the store down with excitement! Peru had always been(…)

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How To Make The Best of Your South American Vacation

How To Make The Best of Your South American Vacation

We often get asked how to people can make the best out of their next adventures. Most recently, Caroline asked us to provide little advice about how to spend her next South American adventure. These are her questions and this is what we have to say…. What are the best weekend excursions from Lima? We went(…)

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Doha in a Day

Doha in a Day

Here at STA Travel Towers we’ve been getting all dreamy eyed over Qatar Airways‘ cheap flights to, well, practically everywhere. We couldn’t quite decide which of their 125 destinations we’d most love to jet off to – Dubai, Bangkok, Goa, Perth – so we settled for Doha, the airline’s base where most flights stop off(…)

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Arabian Nights: 5 After Dark Experiences in the Middle East

Arabian Nights: 5 After Dark Experiences in the Middle East

Many U.S. travelers who venture to the Middle East, don’t usually make it out of the airport on a visit to the Arabian Peninsula. This staple stopover is home to the must-see destination cities of Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Doha and Muscat, countries like the UAE, Qatar and Oman don’t always get the attention they deserve.(…)

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