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It Started With… A Gig: Traveling The World With Mumford & Sons

It Started With… A Gig: Traveling The World With Mumford & Sons

My first memory of Mumford & Sons was hearing their first ever play on BBC Radio 1 back in 2009. From that first chord in ‘Little Lion Man’ I was in musical love. Since then I’ve been traveling the world with the band which isn’t as stalkerish as it sounds, I promise. It all began(…)

The most beautiful Christmas lights around the World

The most beautiful Christmas lights around the World

With 32 days left until Christmas, we are starting to embrace the festive spirit. What could be more cheery than lights, and a lot of them? Grab yourself a cup of coffee, put the fire on and view some of the most illuminated cities in December. 1. Ljubljana, Slovenia Image: Visit Ljubljana 2. Barcelona, Spain Image: Barcelona(…)

5 of the most magical Christmas markets in Europe

5 of the most magical Christmas markets in Europe

Winter might be coming, but that doesn’t mean you should cool your wanderlust. Grab your mittens and wrap up warm as we share some our favourite European Christmas Markets for 2016. 1. Vilnius, Lithuania With its medieval layout, baroque cityscape, and cobblestone streets, the heart of Lithuania’s capital city, Vilnius, charms in any season of(…)

5 Myths About Going on a Tour

5 Myths About Going on a Tour

What do you think of when you picture a tour? A massive group of people with matching hats following a big umbrella around. Well you couldn’t be more wrong! Our tours are all about immersing yourself in a destination, getting off the beaten track and just having a fantastic time. Lots of “backpacker snobs” will(…)

Meet the youngest person to travel to all sovereign countries…

Meet the youngest person to travel to all sovereign countries…

He’s ‘officially amazing’ and it all started when he booked his first backpacker adventure with STA Travel to South East Asia 8 years ago, from there he caught the travel bug and was inspired to visit all 196 countries! His name is James Asquith and he is officially the youngest person to travel to all(…)

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(…)

5 clichéd but bonafide reasons why you should travel…

5 clichéd but bonafide reasons why you should travel…

Lottie Croker is a 23 year old adventurer from the UK, she’s recently been travelling around South America and South East Asia for 6.5 months. She started a blog to document her travels and in doing so reignited a passion for all things travel, writing and photography. Here’s her take on why you should all(…)

What can I get out of a working holiday in New Zealand?

What can I get out of a working holiday in New Zealand?

A working holiday in New Zealand is a fantastic way to gain work experience abroad and earn a few dollars while you do it. It gives you the flexibility to fund your trip while you explore the country and in the process make some great mates! It may sound scary but it’s not as hard(…)

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(…)