Natasha von Geldern is a travel writer, editor and blogger who is passionate about making the pages of the atlas real, one step at a time. After years of travelling and writing for fun, she left her legal career to study for a journalism qualification in London. Since then she has been the editor of online travel magazine and now as a freelance travel writer contributes to Wild Junket Magazine, Yahoo! Total Travel and Travel Wire Asia. Upcoming projects include e-books and a digital travel magazine. She has now visited 49 countries, with a mixture of budget backpacking, ex-pat living, short breaks and press trips around the world. She blogs at and tweets about all things travel @NvGtravels.