10 things to do in Australia’s Northern Territory

10 things to do in Australia’s Northern Territory

Australia’s very own wild (north) west, the vast Northern Territory is timeless and iconic. From the red rivers of rock at Uluru to the nature lover’s haven at Kakadu National Park, there is a seemingly endless parade of wonders to discover here. We pick out 10 highlights that’ll make you want to strap on your cork(…)

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Five Reasons to Study Abroad

Five Reasons to Study Abroad

Studying abroad can one of the most rewarding experiences of a lifetime, but also one of the most daunting! If you’re thinking about taking the plunge but still need a little convincing, we’ve got 5 reasons we think might push you over the edge of indecision…   Learn Another Language  Hands-down the easiest way to learn(…)

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South Africa’s Garden Route: Know Before You Go

South Africa’s Garden Route: Know Before You Go

So you’ve read the guidebooks, Google image searched your heart away and have decided that this South African Garden Route thing sounds pretty good. Now what? Fortunately for you, lucky traveler, we’ve been there, and have a few tips and revelations for you before you go…. Natural Beauty is Everywhere If you grew up watching The(…)

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12 Reasons to add South Korea to your to do list

12 Reasons to add South Korea to your to do list

It may not be as well known as its neighbors China and Japan but that’s all set to change as visitors to the Far East discover the variety and beauty of this small country. Separated from its infamous northern neighbor by the notorious DMZ (pretty different from BIG), South Korea is for all intents and purposes an(…)

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Visit Britain: Conwy, Wales

Visit Britain: Conwy, Wales

Today’s blog comes from STA Travel’s own Alexis Merritt. Alexis is a Groups Specialist who has been just about everywhere, and she’s got lots of amazing stories from the road. Read on to hear about her favorite hidden gem in Great Britain. When you think of Britain, the first city that pops into your head is(…)

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Emirates Insider – Milan

Emirates Insider – Milan

Today’s blog comes from Tom Fenton, a Travel Expert from London, UK who, in October 2014, was picked to be one of 4 Emirates Insiders and sent to explore Milan! I’d worked in our central London store for a year and a half when I was chosen to travel as an Emirates Insider to Milan. Despite(…)

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Which Travel Tribe Are You?

Which Travel Tribe Are You?

By now you may have heard the Tribe names and maybe you’ve even taken our quiz, but how well do you really know each Travel Tribe? Which one sounds the most like your own travel style?   Free Wheeler As a kid, you loved to spin the globe, close your eyes and point to your(…)

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Planes Vs Trains: Why You Should Consider Rail in Europe

Planes Vs Trains: Why You Should Consider Rail in Europe

You’ve booked the trip of a lifetime, a multi-country itinerary through Europe with plenty of time to explore. But how are you getting from point A to point B? Sure, there are lots of budget carriers that will fly you between countries at a reasonable fare, but they just can’t come close to all the(…)

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5 lesser known Indian festivals

5 lesser known Indian festivals

Now, don’t get us wrong, Holi is amazing. Whether it’s in the depths of Rajasthan or on the streets on New York, the sight of revelers covered in colorful powder had become common all over the world. But, though being painted by a rainbow is undoubtedly a whole lot of fun, there are numerous other events throughout India(…)

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Top Travel Tips from the Experts!

Top Travel Tips from the Experts!

Some “travel tips” are really just more like “common sense”! By now we all know to remember to pack our passports, wear comfortable clothing and take your laptop out of your bag for the security screening – it’s not rocket science. But even the most seasoned traveler could use a few pointers or new ideas from(…)

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