Light it Up at Vivid Sydney 2016

Light it Up at Vivid Sydney 2016

The Sydney skyline looks pretty awesome on a normal night, but it will be lighting up again for the annual Vivid Sydney light and music festival. Each year Sydney is transformed by light and music installations throughout the entire city. So if you are travelling to Australia from 27 May – 18 June, make sure you(…)

Gap Year: Time Out or Burn Out?

Gap Year: Time Out or Burn Out?

Whether it’s a post-high school gap year in the same vein as Malia Obama‘s recent decision, or a well-earned career break, at STA Travel we always encourage people to explore the wild and wonderful world we live in. If you’ve been eyeing up the outside world wondering what’s out there, it’s time to stop wondering and start(…)

Feature Friday #starttheadventure May 27

Feature Friday #starttheadventure May 27

TGIF! The weekend is knocking at the door and we’ve got the perfect #starttheadventure photos’s to get you in the mood for one giant weekend of exploring/dreaming of that getaway. Check out our top 7 Instagram shots from this week’s adventurers… Machu Picchu – @blakesalive

Round the World in 6 Stops! #FeatureFriday

Round the World in 6 Stops! #FeatureFriday

This week’s #FeatureFriday takes inspiration from one of our favorite round the world routes, drum roll please…. The Mighty Mighty! Golden rays, hazy days, moonlit hikes & campfire nights. This is the Mighty Mighty route. . The world could be yours from $2,349! Check it out.. LONDON

Bargain eats in Sydney!

Bargain eats in Sydney!

If you’re someone who is more “live to eat”, rather than “eat to live”, the prospect of travelling to Sydney on a backpacker budget might be creating a feeling of unease in your insatiable stomach. Yes, Sydney is glitzy and glamorous, with trendy new restaurants and bars opening up every weekend, but you don’t have(…)

Fiji time or no time. A diary of our Fiji famil.

Fiji time or no time. A diary of our Fiji famil.

Today’s blog comes from the lovely Louise Jones a travel expert in our Goodge Street, London store. She’s talking all things Fiji, so sip that pina colada, lie back in your hammock and read on… Last month 11 of STA travels finest employees were lucky enough to jet off to the South Pacific nation of(…)

Top 7 spots in Central America!

Top 7 spots in Central America!

With epic coastlines, lush jungles and towering volcanoes, Central America is an adventure playground waiting to be explored but if you’re more into chilling out, than thrilling out – soak up the region’s laid back Caribbean beach vibes or brush up on your salsa dancing in the colonial cities. If we were to list every(…)

#FeatureFriday 7 Reasons traveling makes you happy!

#FeatureFriday 7 Reasons traveling makes you happy!

There are actually a million and one reasons why traveling the world would make you happy. But we’ve selected a few of our favorites, to remind you there’s always a reason to #starttheadventure… 1) YOU MEET LOADS OF INSPIRING PEOPLE WHO WILL BECOME YOUR MATES FOR LIFE

Step Outside of Sydney!

Step Outside of Sydney!

Take yourself off the tourist trail and head somewhere a little bit different in New South Wales. You’ll discover paradise islands, picturesque wineries, untouched beaches and ancient Aboriginal artwork. Here are our top 5 spots outside of Sydney waiting for you to explore: 1. Mudgee The Hunter Valley is famous for wine but how many(…)

Budget-Friendly Sydney: The Bondi to Coogee Walk

Budget-Friendly Sydney: The Bondi to Coogee Walk

Strapped for cash? Don’t have a dollar to spare? But don’t want to miss out all that Sydney has to offer? Here’s an idea: you could explore one of New South Wales’ most spectacular coastlines. From Bondi to Coogee, spend the day surfing, swimming, drinking beers and watching the sun go down along this beautiful,(…)