Emily Luxton

Emily is a writer, blogger and travel lover in her mid-twenties, currently based in Brixton, London. Armed with a photography degree from Southampton Solent University, and a passion for writing and storytelling, she blogs about her travels and London life at emilyluxton.co.uk. As well as travel, Emily enjoys exploring her new hometown of London, reading, hitting the beach, geeking out over movies and games, and eating out as much as possible. Currently planning and saving for a big trip around South America next year – Emily has suddenly realised she needs to re-learn all the Spanish she forgot since finishing school! Keep up to date with Emily's adventures on her blog or on Twitter .

Posts by: Emily Luxton

Back to Basics

Back to Basics

I’m miming driving and pointing in what I think is the direction of the bus station, but may be out into the middle of the desert, stammering the only driving related Spanish word I can remember at the blank faced hotel receptionist. He speaks Arabic, French, Dutch and Spanish fluently but – like most locals in Merzouga, Morocco – very little English.

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