• Top 6 Things to Do in Adelaide

    The South Australian capital isn’t immediately thought of when it comes to backpackers – it’s often a city that’s visited on a trip to the Red Centre, or on a road trip across the Great Ocean Road. We want Adelaide to feel the love as we believe the place is underrated, so here we are, sharing the top 6 things to do to get the most out of your trip to RADelaide (and why you should visit in the first place).

    Wine regions

    You can’t visit South Australia without heading to at least one of the wine regions – it’s

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  • Prague: The Ultimate Guide | STA Travel Blog

    Raylin Pellatt (@rayy_baybay), is a major travel enthusiast having visited over twenty four countries (and counting)!.

    Having recently graduated from Michigan State last year, she’s relocated to Prague and has put together a list of her must-sees for the Czech Republic’s capital city! It’s the ultimate Eastern European city break – what are you waiting for?!

     

    Getting around Prague | Travel highlightsNeighborhoods | Where to eat | Where to drink | Money & budget

     

    Getting Around

    The public transportation system makes it easy to get anywhere in the city quickly, all you need is a transport pass (available

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  • Round the World – Cape Town

    With the year coming to a close, you might be thinking New Year, new you. Or perhaps, more likely, new year, new adventures to embark on! Whether you’re wanting to tick off your ever-increasing bucket list, visit friends and family, or are just plain nosy and want to know where we would go on the ultimate ‘Big Trip’.

    We thought travel inspo couldn’t get much better than this, but we’ve been experimenting with a UK tech start up what3words.com, who are dividing the WHOLE word into 57 trillion 3m x 3m squares, and assigning each square a unique 3 word

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  • 10 things that surprised me the most about Thailand

    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 to surprise. Home to 1,430 islands, a giant water-throwing festival, and some of the world’s stinkiest fruit, this diverse country certainly offers variety. Even though a flip flop or two may get lost en route, plenty of hilarious memories will be yours to take home.

    Two of our amazing STA Travel staff, Jack and Rosie, flew to the land of national parks and opulent temples to experience it all first-hand. Here are ten things that

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  • A Student Guide to New Zealand: places to visit, places to eat and places to party

    If you’re considering studying abroad to expand your horizons and experience an unforgettable semester away, New Zealand needs to be at the top of your list.

    Why New Zealand you might ask? Is it their infamous wine country or world-class coffee? Their massive sheep population that boasts a sheep to human ratio of six sheep for every one person (holy sheep!)? Or maybe, New Zealand being the true “Middle Earth” from Lord of The Rings is what sparks your interest (guilty!).

    Just googling photos of New Zealand alone will make you want to pack your bags and book a one-way

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