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8 days in mainland Thailand

8 days in mainland Thailand

I’m Rachael, one of the website guru’s at STA Travel. Certified Netflix binger, and beer pong fan. I recently got back from an Asia trip – and by recently I mean 6 months ago, but I’m in denial. Of the places I visited, I spent 6 weeks in Thailand. As well as eating my body(…)

How to eat your way through Thailand

How to eat your way through Thailand

Today’s blog comes from Rebecca Whiteman, an STA Travel Student Ambassador and majoring in Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University. She loves to swim, cook (eat), and travel. She also loves being out of her comfort zone while traveling because that’s when she has had the most memorable experiences! As someone who has a nut allergy,(…)

5 reasons why travelling Thailand in the low season is amazing!

5 reasons why travelling Thailand in the low season is amazing!

If you hear the phrase “wet season” and shiver, you’re not alone. Many people who’ve not experienced the region run (or fly) in the opposite direction at the thought of massive rainstorms eating away at their beach time. But wet season also translates to ‘low season’, and savvy travellers know there are some major benefits(…)

What’s volunteering in Thailand all about?

What’s volunteering in Thailand all about?

There’s more to Thailand than full moon parties and buckets. We are given the privilege of travel, so why not give something back? By volunteering in Thailand you’ll immerse yourself in the country’s culture and really get to know the wonderful people of Thailand. Whether working with animals is your thing or you’ve always wanted(…)

What to do in Northern Thailand

What to do in Northern Thailand

Warmer than Norway and greener than Greenland; as “norths” go, northern Thailand is pretty brilliant. Getting there is pretty simple as the Bangkok – Chiang Mai train is not only fast, efficient and cheap, it’s also a Southeast Asian travel rite of passage. Choose first class and a private air-conditioned sleeper compartment. Go second to sit or(…)

#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(…)

#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(…)

Get the scoop on the best places for ice cream in New York City

Get the scoop on the best places for ice cream in New York City

There’s no better treat to take you back to your childhood than a scoop of ice cream, it’s nostalgic heaven! Whether you’re after the simple joy of vanilla or something a little more experimental, we’ve got you covered with our guide to the best ice cream New York City has to offer. Momofuku Milk Bar(…)

7 ways to choose the right volunteer project for you

7 ways to choose the right volunteer project for you

Volunteering abroad is one of the most rewarding and inspiring ways to travel. It adds a deeper layer to your experience and provides you with incredible memories, as well as the chance to give something back as you travel the world. While there maybe a huge amount your presence and support can provide to others,(…)