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Whether you decide to attend Thailand’s annual Monkey Buffet Festival, or explore abandoned airplanes in Bangkok’s Airplane Graveyard, this corner of the earth never fails…

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Tristan Davis is in his senior year at New York University where he studies Politics, Human Rights, and Middle Eastern/Islamic studies. Tristan spent 3 months…

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So you’ve only got a couple of nights in San Juan, but you want to make sure you go to the right spots — look…

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Follow in the footsteps of Libby, our lucky sweepstake winner who was able to experience an all-expenses paid trip to Thailand from a local’s perspective,…

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Jordan’s travel highlights: Wadi Rum & Petra

Deep in the deserts of southern Jordan, lie two incredible sights: the mysterious ancient city of Petra, and the boundless Wadi Rum. You could spend…

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5 Reasons to Go to Brazil Now

When we lay awake at night and wonder how we survive the busyness of city life, faraway lands tend to seep into our fantasies. Those…

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Your guide to Oz Experience

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Japan: the Ultimate Travel Guide

So you’re going to Japan. Cool… take us with you? At STA Travel, our motto is ‘we know because we go’. Or in my case,…