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49 Things to do in Berlin

49 Things to do in Berlin

Berlin is without a doubt one of the most vibrant, exciting and vivacious cities in the world; every inch, of every street, is pulsating with life and energy. To help you make even more of your time, we’ve compiled this handy list of our top 49 unmissable sights and experiences. Our Favorite 49 Things to(…)

Shakedown, Berlin

Shakedown, Berlin

Europe’s coolest capital? Well, Berlin is definitely up there. For somewhere so steeped in history and conflict Berlin is rapidly stealing the show from the rest of Western Europe’s popular hangouts. With a combination of glamorous style and urban cool, the city has been reborn, dusting off the rubble of post-war Germany and turning into a young(…)

72 Hours in Berlin

72 Hours in Berlin

Berlin—that mecca of artists and bohemians—may have that historic flair so typical of European cities, but these days its history plays second fiddle to its resurgence as Europe’s new capital of cool. And with summertime fast approaching, there’s never a better time to visit than now. With world-class nightlife, its own fashion sense, cutting-edge art,(…)

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(…)

Europe’s Best Music Festivals in 2017

Europe’s Best Music Festivals in 2017

It’s no secret that when it comes to parties, clubs and festivals, Europe leads the way. We may have Burning Man, but Europe has everything else – from nightclubs that don’t close their doors for the entire weekend (Berlin), to music festivals where the sun doesn’t set for three whole days (Iceland). If you’re venturing to(…)

Why you should head to Germany? (Christmas Markets!)

Why you should head to Germany? (Christmas Markets!)

Beer and sausage… As if you need any more reason to visit Germany! HOWEVER, we are here to discuss the MAIN reason to head to Germany this winter time… GERMAN CHRISTMAS MARKETS! Or as the Germans say… ‘Weihnachtsmarkt’ Enjoy some German culture, some ridiculously tasty local cuisine and get into the festive spirit in the(…)

Just Another Day in Western Australia…

Just Another Day in Western Australia…

It’s time to delve into the unexplored West Coast of Australia. Western Australia is a world away from the well-trodden path of the East Coast, with its untouched beaches, natural wonders and chilled out capital Perth, it’s got a hell of a lot going for it! STA Travel has teamed up with the lovely lot(…)

20 trips to do in your 20’s

20 trips to do in your 20’s

Written by Aj & Bianca We are two young Australian sisters who threw caution to the wind and set off on an adventure of a lifetime. After saving and planning for a year we took the plunge and began our world travel in January 2016. We know it can be very overwhelming planning a trip(…)