Australasia
By Rachael Porter

A local’s guide to Adelaide

As part of our ‘Local Insider Series’ we asked Kate Beveridge, one of our Travel Experts down in Adelaide, to tell us everything we need to know about this little slice of Australia. Step out of the shadows Adelaide… it’s your time to shine!

Asia
By STA Travel

20 travel tips for visiting India

I’m Tristan, self-confessed globetrotter, Instagrammer and chaser of exciting cultural experiences. My two trips to India covered 2 months, cumulatively, so check out my list of top 20 tips for your first visit to India!

Europe
By Rachael Porter

Best places to visit in Spain: My top 5 cities

Spain: plates of Tapas, jugs of homemade Sangria, warm weather and bright, bustling cities. It’s a ray of sunshine on Europe’s Iberian Peninsula – and the ideal place to spend a couple of weeks exploring. Read Student Ambassador Sydney’s itinerary…

Asia
By Rachael Porter

Singapore language, phrases and words

Many Singaporeans speak what has been dubbed ‘Singlish’ which borrows from the many different languages spoken in Singapore. Here’s a collection of ‘Singlish’ terms which you might find handy on your Singapore vacation.

Europe
By Rachael Porter

What to do in Ireland: a month by month itinerary

Gwen Jones, our creative brochure manager, studied in Ireland ; so who better to tell us where to shove our stereotypes and take a ‘proper’ trip to Ireland than someone who lived and breathed the fresh (and slightly chilly) Irish air?

Europe
By Rachael Porter

Top 10 cities in Europe to stay for under €40

We’re 40 this year, believe it or not (we use good anti-wrinkle cream) and to celebrate we’ve combed through all our hostel deals across Europe to piece together a list of cities that you can stay in for two nights for less than €40!

Latin America
By Emma Mitra

Rio Carnival Survival Guide

The streets are alive with the sounds of samba, the smells of caiprinhas and barbequed meat. Everywhere you look you see vibrant colours, feathers and quite a few sequins. It can only be the Rio Carnival, the world’s most famous celebration.

Europe
By Claire Louise Sheridan

Eating vegetarian or vegan while traveling Western Europe

Veganuary got you hook-line-and-sinkered? Well, eating vegan or veggie has gotten waaaay easier on the road, so you’re in luck.

Latin America
By Rachael Porter

Where to go in Colombia: 3 places to visit

Our student ambassador, Tristan, spent one week discovering the beauty and diversity of Colombia, visiting Cartagena, Bogota and Tayrona National Park. He’s here to tell you why you should take a short break and explore this easily-accessible destination.

North America
By Claire Louise Sheridan

Where to eat vegetarian or vegan in North America

Whether you were converted by Veganuary, or you’re a seasoned veggie/vegan, it’s always nice to know that there will be plenty of things to munch when you travel abroad. Claire Sheridan, veg-lover and worldly traveler is here to give you the low-down.