Worldwide
By Georgie May Birch

7 adventures to conquer in 2018

Is this you? You find it impossible to sit still when attempting to sunbathe. You spot a tree or large rock ahead. It MUST be climbed….

Worldwide
By Claire Louise Sheridan

#EatTheRainbow: Colorful food from around the world

Not just an instagram trend, bright foods have been staples in many countries for years.

Worldwide
By Georgie May Birch

#ThankfulForTravel Raises $10,000 for Teen Cancer America!

Between Thanksgiving and Giving Tuesday, STA Travel held a photo competition to help raise funds for our charity partners, Teen Cancer America.

Worldwide
By Rachael Porter

15 things travelers are thankful for

In the spirit of Thanksgiving, we thought we’d compile a list of things we, as travelers, are thankful for. Free wifi The communal hostel fridge…

North America
By Dane Windley

Get the scoop on the best places for ice cream in New York City

There’s no better treat to take you back to your childhood than a scoop of ice cream, it’s nostalgic heaven! Whether you’re after the simple…

Worldwide
By STA Travel

7 ways to choose the right volunteer project for you

Volunteering abroad is one of the most rewarding and inspiring ways to travel. It adds a deeper layer to your experience and provides you with…

Asia
By Stephanie Mitchell

Soaking Up (or Just Getting Soaked at) Songkran

Songkran, the famous Thai New Year festival, is upon us once again. It’s the infamous festival where thousands of Thais celebrate the end of the dry…

Asia
By STA Travel

Taiwan’s best hikes

Though relatively new on the backpacker trail, Taiwan is a country full of surprises. It boasts sensational food, an eclectic mix of cultures, incredibly hi-tech…

Asia
By STA Travel

Laid-back Laos – A destination for every traveler

Today’s blog comes from Rebecca Whiteman, an STA Travel Student Ambassador and majoring in Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University. She loves to swim, cook (eat),…

Worldwide
By STA Travel

What’s STA Travel all about?

STA Travel = Start The Adventure. We’re all about seeing the world and getting under the skin of another country. We understand traveler’s needs as we…