Life is in the detail

Make sure to get a window seat when you fly into the Maldives. I thought all of the images you see of the Maldives were edited… turns out they aren’t.

Katie - Original Diver

Katie Terrington

Original Travel Expert

My travels

Travel Things I Want To Do Before I Die

  • Climb a mountain, Everest is a bit extreme for my little legs, so let's go with Kilimanjaro
  • Go on an safari in Africa
  • Dive in Indonesia, it is meant to be the best diving spot in the world/learn to dive
  • Snorkel with a whale shark in Mexico
  • Road trip through California

Best Moments

  • Skydiving in New Zealand - unbelievable!
  • Stargazing at Lake Wanaka, the Milky Way was so clear and there was zero light pollution
  • Seeing Halong Bay
  • My favourite place: watching the sun go down over the plains of Mara North in the Masai Mara (mutually.scarring.stomachs in the What3Words world)

Toughest Travel Moment

  • Long tail boat from Bali to the Gili Islands, via Lombok with food poisoning… not recommended

Weirdest Travel Moment

  • Taking a donkey-drawn sleigh on wheels from Gili Trawangan port to my hotel, complete with disco ball, flashing lights and blaring music.

Meet the rest of the team

We’re seasoned travellers who combine our personal insights and exceptional knowledge to create memorable trips and experiences.

Nick Newbury

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Alastair Poulain

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Tom Barber

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Neill Ghosh

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Dave Lorch

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Tim Simond

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Louisa Fisher

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Jacqui Brooks

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Jessica Higgs

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Alex Marchais

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Amy Cooper

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Helen Mulhern

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India Tyndall

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Charlie Peck

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Charlie Everitt

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Sue Wheatley

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Overall a fabulous trip and you did a fabulous job pulling it together. It was our third time traveling with Original Travel and we will again


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