Top 20 Packing Essentials

Top 20 Packing Essentials

Have you ever started packing for a big trip and then just stared at your suitcase, or backpack, wondering why it won’t close? Perhaps, it’s because you stuffed it with the contents of your entire bedroom. Yep, this is a common approach. To help you sift through your closet and only carry along items that you(…)

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72 Hours to Hop ‘Round Kangaroo Island

72 Hours to Hop ‘Round Kangaroo Island

If you’ve never had the chance to see a kangaroo up close and personal, we suggest you start now. And, what better way to get a glimpse of these rambunctious marsupials than on Kangaroo Island. This island serves as a wildlife mecca and plays host to some stunning scenery. There is also a kind and(…)

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Meet STA Travel’s “WildCard” Challenger Astronautalis

It’s finally here, the first installment of our “WildCard” challenge video series. In case you didn’t know, Astronautalis, STA Travel’s friend and talented musician, is preparing to hop across the pond with VisitBritain to discover new adventures in Great Britain. Make sure you check the video above and subscribe to STA Travel’s YouTube channel to follow(…)

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10 Reasons to Travel

10 Reasons to Travel

Wanderlust: [won·der·luhst] (noun) meaning a strong, innate desire to rove or travel about; equivalent to wander (n) Finding the will, the drive, the desire to travel may not be that difficult if you suffer from extreme wanderlust. It’s a great big world out there. Most of us see just a small fraction of it and(…)

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Your Bangkok Travel Guide

Your Bangkok Travel Guide

The first thing you should know about Bangkok is that this place is unpredictable. The city stimulates the senses and it’s peppered with multiple personalities. With more than six million people calling Bangkok home, you can pretty much find anything to do at any time. This place has a fearsome party reputation – in case you(…)

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Welcome to STA Travel and VisitBritain’s “WildCard” Challenge

Welcome to STA Travel and VisitBritain’s “WildCard” Challenge

This summer we’re all about Britain, so we’ve partnered with VisitBritian, the national tourism board of Great Britain, to unveil undiscovered adventures that expose the heartbeat of British culture. To help us uncover journeys beyond the tourist hotspots, we’ve recruited our friend and talented musician, Astronautalis, to embark on a British “WildCard” challenge. You might(…)

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Life-Changing Volunteer Projects in Thailand

Life-Changing Volunteer Projects in Thailand

The road often less traveled is usually the most rewarding. You can travel to far away lands and try new types of food before snapping pics in front of iconic landmarks. But, what can you do to give back to the country you’re visiting? Volunteering is an alternative to the been there, done that trip.(…)

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Can’t Miss Music Festivals in New South Wales

Can’t Miss Music Festivals in New South Wales

New South Wales has more to offer than just exquisite landscape and continuous shorelines. This territory also has a pretty rockin’ party scene. If you like to sing off-key and favor outdoor venues, go party with the best of ‘em at any one of our must-see Aussie music festivals in New South Wales. We think(…)

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ASOS & STA Travel “Around The World” Interns Take on London

ASOS & STA Travel “Around The World” Interns Take on London

Meet Paige Marindell, one of the two ladies, who won the ASOS ”Around The World” internship. Over the next few weeks,  Paige will be traveling around the world to visit all the ASOS headquarters along with the second winner of the internship, Shahbano. Paige and Shahbano will visit New York, London, Berlin, Lille, Sydney and Shanghai. Follow(…)

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Worst. Trip. Ever. Series: Meet-up Gone Bad

Worst. Trip. Ever. Series: Meet-up Gone Bad

While many travelers relish at the thought of embarking on life-changing experiences abroad, some wanderlust trips may not go according to plan. Our team of high-flying travelers here at STA Travel have experienced a fair share of doom and gloom abroad – which is why we know first-hand that you should not keep those travel(…)

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