Emily Luxton

Emily Luxton is the award winning travel blogger and writer behind emilyluxton.co.uk and backpacksouthamerica.com. A digital nomad, she travels as much as she can and funds it with freelance work and blogging.

Pick up the pace with an active holiday

group travel holiday beach sea

Article by Samantha Waites The typical holiday involves sun loungers, poolside drinks and a good book to bury yourself in for a week or two. But new research by travel agencies suggests that UK holidaymakers are keener than ever to maintain their increasingly active lifestyle on the continent – and…

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Cruising Alone: Tips for a Solo Cruise Holiday

Cruise ship at sunset

Article by Sai Karthik Reddy Mekala Solo cruising has grown so rapidly in popularity that some cruise lines are overhauling their ships to increase the number of single cabins. This move alongside the wide range of facilities and activities aimed at solo travellers has made cruising one of the most…

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Rest and relaxation at Uptown Spa

Uptown Spa Toronto

My name is Nick Stokes and I am keen on sports and ways to relax and strengthen your body. I am a spa instructor at Uptown Spa with over 5 years of professional experience and I am always open to making new friendships. I love introducing spa therapy to people…

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Seven of the Coolest Plane Paint Jobs

ICELANDAIR Hekla Aurora plane

Who says aeroplanes have to be boring? Or white, for that matter? These seven amazing planes prove that they don’t. With fun, colourful or downright epic paint jobs – known in the business as livery – as well as some seriously cool themed interiors, these awesome aircrafts are all active at the…

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January Instagram Round-up

View of Brussels

First of all, a quick shout-out to Dave Cole of Cook Sip Go – whose monthly Instagram round-up inspired me to start sharing my own. I’ve started using Instagram (@emluxton) a lot more these days, and it’s probably the best way to follow me in my travels as I post photos frequently…

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Six Interesting Things to See in Clearwater Beach

Clearwater Beach, Florida, is known for its spectacular white sands and beautiful turquoise water. While many tourists would be happy to spend an entire vacation under an umbrella on the sand, Clearwater has many other ocean-themed attractions (both indoor and outdoor) that are worth a visit. Clearwater Marine Aquarium This aquarium…

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How Much do Travel Vaccinations Cost?

Needles on a map, travel vaccinations

According to a recent survey carried out by Post Office Travel Insurance, a whopping 47% of gap year travellers have left home without the correct vaccinations required for their destination. I was genuinely surprised that the number was so high, especially when most vaccines are relatively cheap – or even…

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