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Natalie - Original Traveller

Natalie Walford

Original Travel Expert

I have extensive travel experience throughout South America, Europe, Australasia and Africa.

My travels

Travel Things I Want To Do Before I Die

  • Pick tea leaves in Sri Lanka's hill country.
  • Spot orangutans in the jungles of Borneo.
  • Do a road trip across Canada in the middle of summer.
  • Watch hot air balloons fly over Bagan in Myanmar.
  • Explore the glaciers of Patagonia.

Best Moments

  • Looking out at the view of The Andes after reaching the top of a huge summit on The Lares Trek to Machu Picchu.
  • Skydiving over Lake Taupo in New Zealand on a beautiful sunny afternoon.
  • Staying in a tiny Zambian village for a weekend, playing with children who had never seen a white girl before and learning how to sing (badly!) in church.
  • Sipping lots of red wine in the beautiful Margaret River wineries after being reunited with my Australian best friend.
  • Mountain biking down Death Road in Bolivia having not ridden a bike since I was 12.

Toughest Travel Moment

  • Trying to get from Lusaka to South Luangwa National park in Zambia we booked the wrong bus, ended up in the middle of nowhere and had to barter with a local mini bus driver to take us the rest of the way. During the next eight hours the mini bus broke down ten times, we picked up several chickens and discovered a new found love(!) for distorted Christian FM.

Weirdest Travel Moment

  • Only finding out it was Songkran (Thai New Year) when we had a bucket of water thrown over us as we ate dinner in Hua Hin - we quickly joined in the fun and went back to our hotel drenched!

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Where to Spot What on an African Safari

We all have our favourite animals, some are dog-lovers, some prefer cats and some (i.e. our Africa team) like cats and dogs of the much wilder kind.


Five of our Favourite Travel Photographers

With London's Natural History Museum opening its 53rd Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition this month, we've been thinking about some of our favourite travel related photographers. Below are five wanderlust-inducing, conservation-championing, and eagle-eyed camera-wielding geniuses…

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