Emily Luxton is an award-winning travel blogger and writer with a special love for South America - her favourite continent and second home. A lover of slow, deep travel and really interacting with new cultures, she travels as often as possible on the hunt for new adventures.

5 Mountains in South America to Climb Before You Die

mountains in south america to climb

You’ve probably heard of Patagonia’s famed trails, and chances are you’ve heard enough about Machu Picchu to make your ears ring. But South America has more mountain trails for you to explore than you probably even know. Here are five mountains in South America you need to know about… 1.…

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Four Main Attractions and Activities in Medellin, Colombia

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We love Medellín! 15 years ago this wonderful city in South America was one of the most dangerous in the world. Today it is probably one of the most fascinating cities we have ever visited. Old crime scenes have now been redeveloped with libraries and parks, and innovative public transit…

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Uruguay Gaucho Stay

Everything you need to know about gaucho homestays in Uruguay – how to do it, what to expect, and how much it costs!

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4 Must Visit Places in South America

Must Visit Places in South America

Home to some of the most beautiful and exotic places on the entire planet, the South American countries contain some of the places that will be on everyone’s bucket list. Here, we will be showing you some of the things you have to experience when travelling in this area.  The…

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Paraguay…What’s Hot and Not

This little-visited steamy landlocked country is a quirky country to add to your passport stamps. Nestled between Bolivia, Argentina and Brazil, but feeling more like an island, Paraguayans often remark that they feel isolated, far from the rest of the world. With no direct flights, a serious financial commitment on…

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Hiking for Adventure

Hiking is becoming extremely popular. People are increasingly turning to this pastime to get away from the pressures of life and stay fit. Many people start off slowly, perhaps by walking to and from the shops instead of taking the car. They then progress to hiking on the weekends as…

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