Worldwide
By STA Travel

10 reasons why women make better travelers

As it’s International Women’s Day soon, we thought it was only right to celebrate being women. Which we did by eating cookies and loudly discussing what…

Worldwide
By STA Travel

Hopes vs Reality of a long haul flight

To see and explore new places far far away from home is one of the biggest and most exciting adventures life has to offer. You…

Worldwide
By STA Travel

Romantic place names from around the world

Roses are red, violets are blue, we’re bad at poems… go travel. With Valentine’s Day upon us, we took a look at some of the…

Asia
By STA Travel

Vegetarian dining in China: on a budget and in style

Today’s blog comes from Tristan Davis, an STA Travel Student Ambassador at New York University (NYU) and an avid budget backpacker! He shares his tips on vegetarian…

Asia
By STA Travel

Vietnam Cheat Sheet

From the bustling city of Ho Chi Minh, to the beautiful beaches of Mui Ne, Vietnam has something for everyone! Interested? Here’s a few useful…

Worldwide
By Catherine Atton

Why you should break out of your comfort zone NOW

Your comfort zone is getting in the way of you experiencing new things and taking life by the horns. You shouldn’t accept sitting in the…

Worldwide
By STA Travel

What can I buy with $49?

$49. That’s a decent amount of money. You can get a round of drinks in NYC or 6 take-aways or 10 bottles of wine OR…

Australasia
By Luke Moss

It Started With…. A box of ‘wine’

When we say ‘box of wine’, we are of course referring to the notorious Aussie delicacy known as GOON! As a backpacker (back in the…

Worldwide
By Luke Moss

The REAL benefits of traveling

Why travel? Your sofa is comfy and you can see everything via YouTube, right? Yes, BUT we want ADVENTURE and EXPERIENCE… and other magical benefits,…

Worldwide
By Catherine Atton

Why it’s so important to do MORE of what you love!

New Year’s resolutions: 1. Stop eating this… 2. Lose weight… 3. Give up that… Don’t stop, START. New year’s resolutions shouldn’t be about giving things…