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!

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.

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.

General
By Kim Durbridge

2019’s top destinations – as voted by you!

New year, new countries, new adventures! Back throughout December, we hosted a poll and got you wanderlusting lot to share with us where in the…

Europe
By Laura Caveney

10 European adventures you need to add to your bucket list

Avery is a senior at Vanderbilt University and a Student Ambassador here at STA Travel. She is passionate about all things travel – and dessert…

Europe
By Rachael Porter

48 hour fling in Budapest

If you’re looking for a European city getaway, look no further than lively little Budapest, the capital of Hungary. Why? Full of quirky ruin bars,…

Europe
By Kim Durbridge

48-hour fling in… Barcelona

Amazing galleries, mind-bending architecture, foodie havens, some of the best nightlife and music festivals in the world… and a beach? There­­­’s good reasons why Barcelona features on…

Europe
By Georgie May Birch

13 day trips out of London

Here’s our round up of the best day trips accessible from London to do exactly that…

Europe
By Georgie May Birch

Oxford vs Cambridge – A tale of two cities

So here’s the deal. They’re both great at punting (think Venetian gondolas without the stripy tees), they both have chess sets dedicated to them and they’re both around 60 miles from London. But which to choose…