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.

Europe
By Emma Neely

11 Reasons why Iceland needs to be on your bucket list

There’s a magical place that’s been spamming your Instagram feed with gorgeous waterfalls, lush valleys, and spectacular glaciers for the last few years. And that place is Iceland. Reema, our student ambassador, has been there done that, and got the bucketlist to prove it.

North America
By Sam Dickson

Things to do in Atlanta (when you’re not watching football)

Whether you’re there for the Big Game, or you’re not in to football at all – Atlanta, a gem in the American South has loads of things going for it. Hunger Games was filmed here, for one.

Worldwide
By Rachael Porter

Solo female travel packing list

The worst part about traveling is the packing, right? Reema has given a female solo travel twist on her packing list – but it works for everyone (maybe not the tampon section though)…

Europe
By Rachael Porter

Food you have to try in Italy

There’s no better place to stuff your face full of food than in Italy. STA Travel Student Ambassador Mia lists all of her favorite foods in all of her favorite Italian places.

Europe
By Emma Neely

Must-try European Christmas Market Food

Today’s blog post is brought to you by our US Marketing Executive, Emma Neely, who’s fresh off a Contiki Christmas market tour of Europe! She’s…

Worldwide
By Emma Neely

Best places to travel solo: a female guide

Who better to get solo travel advice from than a solo traveler?! Reema Moussa has put together a list of places that she thinks should be top of the agenda for other solo travelers!

North America
By Emma Neely

5 Reasons why you need to visit Nashville’s Grand Ole Opry

A country music festival every night? Yes, please! If you haven’t heard of this iconic home of country music, girl where have you been?! Avery…

Europe
By Emma Neely

Put Bucharest on your List

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 what…