Emily Luxton

An award-winning writer and travel blogger on a mission to explore the world through deeper, more intelligent travel. Seeking out adventure, cultural exchanges, food experiences and more as she attempts to get to know the world. Lover of the great outdoors, sunsets, good food, and the odd bit of luxury!

Discover Barcelona Off the Beaten Path While you Study

View of Barcelona from Parc Guell

Barcelona is my favourite European city. Its quirky, individual, and packed with fascinating things to explore – from Gaudi to beaches! Since my sister is off there in a few weeks, I thought I’d put together a little guide to my favourite discoveries. Beyond the standard tourist attractions lies the…

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5 Reasons to Visit Borneo

Still relatively off the beaten path by South East Asian standards, Borneo has been on my travel wish-list for years. Shared by Indonesia, Malaysia, and the tiny nation of Brunei, this island has a unique culture fed by a mish-mash of influences. Known for its ancient rainforest and fabulous beaches,…

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Five Reasons to Visit Italy in 2017

Italy is an ever popular destination for holidaymakers. The perfect mix of wonderful events, rich culture, incredible cuisine, and stunning landscapes keep people coming back year after year. Whether you’re looking for a city atmosphere with a hotel in Florence, Rome or Milan, or getting off the beaten path in some…

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Best Places to Visit in the North of France

Year after year, France ranks among the most popular countries to visit in the world. But while famous spots like Paris or the sunny south coast draw the majority of the crowds, the northern regions often go overlooked. As a result, the north of France can be much less crowded…

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