Asia
By Kim Durbridge

Flying Solo: How safe is it to travel in Sri Lanka as a female on their own?

It’s official. Sri Lanka is one of our favourite travel destinations of 2017, and if you make the pilgrimage, it’ll no doubt be one of…

Asia
By Catherine Atton

Why Bali for NYE is a great idea!

Welcome in 2019 with a bang, Bali style! With year round sunshine, epic waves, cultural festivities and some of the most incredible parties in the…

Asia
By Georgie May Birch

10 Japanese bizarre but delicious foodie experiences

If, like many modern travelers, your ideal trip is discovering the area with your mouth and stomach, we think the culinary hot spot Japan might…

Asia
By Rachael Porter

8 days in mainland Thailand

I’m Rachael, one of the website guru’s at STA Travel. Certified Netflix binger, and beer pong fan. I recently got back from an Asia trip…

Asia
By STA Travel

How to eat your way through Thailand

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),…

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

The reality of #PhilippinesUnplugged

By Tor White. Global Creative Director STA Travel. Last year, STA Travel and Tourism Philippines embarked upon a pioneering new project. Philippines Unplugged would document…

Asia
By STA Travel

The band behind #PhilippinesUnplugged

By Tor White. Global Creative Director STA Travel Last year, STA Travel and Tourism Philippines embarked upon a pioneering new project. Philippines Unplugged would document…

Asia
By STA Travel

The creativity behind #PhilippinesUnplugged

Tor White. Global Creative Director STA Travel Last year, STA Travel and Tourism Philippines embarked upon a pioneering new project. Philippines Unplugged would document the…

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…