Europe
By Laura Caveney

10 European adventures you need to add to your bucket list

Avery is a senior at Vanderbilt University and a Student Ambassador here at STA Travel. She is passionate about all things travel – and dessert…

Worldwide
By STA Travel

Travel packing list essentials

Get ready to say goodbye to packing stress, and say hello to a featherweight backpack, full of stuff you actually need. We asked our Facebook community to tell us which…

Worldwide
By STA Travel

7 tips to seeing your host country from a local perspective

Guest Post Contributed By: Sophia Richards See your host country through a local’s eye! Avoid exploiting and objectifying a country for its rare cultural practices…

Australasia
By Rachael Porter

How much do you need to travel Australia for 1 month?

Here at STA Travel we pride ourselves on the fact we “know because we go”, so instead of giving you a generic post about spending…

Worldwide
By STA Travel

Do’s and Don’ts of campervan trips

Here’s our quick guide for the first-time rookie ‘campervanners’…

Worldwide
By STA Travel

Dear Mom and Dad… How to reassure your parents you’ll be fine while you’re traveling

Sweaty palms, sleepless nights, obsessive list writing (and re-writing)… it must be travel nerves. They’re bound to creep up on you at some point in…

Asia
By Kim Durbridge

Flying Solo: How safe is it to travel in Sri Lanka as a female on their own?

It’s official. Sri Lanka is one of our favourite travel destinations of 2017, and if you make the pilgrimage, it’ll no doubt be one of…

Worldwide
By STA Travel

Spring Break 2018! Get the most out of your party pass

You’ve spent a full day hanging at the poolside with the crew and with a Cancun sunset looming, it’s only right we ramp this mood…

Latin America
By Kim Durbridge

Instagram Envy: Spring break 2018 essentials

Spring Break virgin? We bet you’re dying with jealousy while looking at your friends’ Instagrams of their exploits in Cancun, Panama City and beyond. …Or…

Europe
By Kim Durbridge

How to drain every last drop from your Contiki trip around Europe

Recently, STA Travel sent fifty wide-eyed Aussie competition winners to Europe on Contiki’s ‘Western Quest’ tour (hard life, ey mate). They checked London, Barcelona, Paris,…