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Round the World – Barcelona

Round the World – Barcelona

With the year coming to a close, you might be thinking New Year, new you. Or perhaps, more likely, new year, new adventures to embark on! Whether you’re wanting to tick off your ever-increasing bucket list, visit friends and family, or are just plain nosy and want to know where we would go on the(…)

The best of Barcelona on a budget

The best of Barcelona on a budget

This blog post comes from Scarlett Robinson and Olivia Thurlow from Bournemouth, who are two of our many Student Travel Ambassadors across the country. They gave us the lowdown on painting Barcelona red on a modest budget. The summer before university stole away our childhood friends (and our money), myself and six friends decided to make the(…)

My Study Abroad Experience: Barcelona

My Study Abroad Experience: Barcelona

Summer of 2012 was when my wanderlust was born. I fed into the notion that crossing the pond could actually be a good thing for me thanks to friends who had previously studied abroad. I decided that Barcelona was the place I needed to visit. Boy, what a great decision that was. The hustle and(…)

Barcelona In a Day By The Barcelona STA Travel Insider

Barcelona In a Day By The Barcelona STA Travel Insider

Hola! Teresa here from STA Travel and your STA Travel Barcelona Insider. It’s day three of our Barcelona adventure and I can’t believe this epic adventure has come to an end, I woke up on my final day to sunshine and the sounds of this vibrant upbeat city at the Generator Hostel. This beautifully crafted(…)

STA Travel Insider Turns Spanish Sous-Chef in Barcelona

STA Travel Insider Turns Spanish Sous-Chef in Barcelona

We’re deep into day two of our #STATravelInsider Barcelona adventure and the day was jammed packed full of tapas, sangria and paella. Barcelona has truly been an incredible experience, there’s so much to do in this city, from walking the swirling streets of the Barrio Gotico to spending the day at the beach or hanging(…)

STA Travel Insider: Barcelona sneak peek

STA Travel Insider: Barcelona sneak peek

Meet Teresa our latest STA travel Insider for Barcelona. Hi guys, Teresa here. I’m the girl behind all things social at STA Travel with a love affair for the Catalan region and the city itself. Come join me as I explore everything the city has to offer. Not convinced? Check out a sneak peek of(…)

The most beautiful Christmas lights around the World

The most beautiful Christmas lights around the World

So it might be 73 days away… but it’s never too early to start planning a Christmas getaway (those flights book up). What could be more festive than twinkling fairy lights, and a lot of them? Grab yourself a cup of coffee, put the fire on and view some of the most illuminated cities in December. Then(…)

The Ultimate European food glossary

The Ultimate European food glossary

Europe is filled with amazing scenery, culture, islands, mountains and nightlife… but it’s the food that holds a real magnetizing quality for millions of travelers who hit up the continent each year. From decadent desserts, to Neapolitan crust pizza covered in San Marzano tomato and those delectable black dough-bubbles, and from succulent wines, cheeses and(…)

How to drain every last drop from your Contiki trip around Europe

How to drain every last drop from your Contiki trip around Europe

Recently, STA Travel sent fifty wide-eyed Aussie competition winners to Europe on Contiki’s ‘Western Quest’ tour (hard life, ey mate). They checked London, Barcelona, Paris, Bordeaux and San Sebastien off their list, while partying, eating, and soaking up the culture. If you’re thinking of hopping over the Atlantic for a similar trip around Europe aboard(…)

The Europe foodie lust-list

The Europe foodie lust-list

When it comes to Europe, we could write a list as long as a piece of string of delicious regional dishes to try. But frankly, we’ve got worldwide adventures to plan, so here’s just a little taster of some foodie sensations you’ll experience in some of our favorite European cities. London, UK Don’t be disheartened(…)