An Englishwoman Abroad

Lindsay Hawdon’s travel column, An Englishwoman Abroad, began in The Sunday Telegraph in the year 2000 with the launch of its new travel section.  It ran for seven years and featured a series of weekly tales about the people she had come across in far-flung places [A Down-syndrome child in Kerela addicted to the smell of suntan lotion; a boy who died in his mother’s arms on a bus journey across Tanzania, a ride in South Africa with a man smuggling gold into the country.] They were small vignettes that gave insight into the life of a country through one small human moment.

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Have Kids Will Travel

Following a sixteen month long trip around the Far East and Australia, accompanied by her two young children, Dow (8) and Orly (5).   Her travel column, Have Kids Will Travel, ran in The Sunday Times.

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The Rainbow Hunters

Following a seven month trip around the world to seven different countries to find seven different colours, raising money for the charity War Child.   Featured in a monthly column for The Independent.

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Other Selected Work By Lindsay Hawdon

A Stay in the Clouds

The Sunday Telegraph | Read


The Australian | Read

Hoofing it through Myanmar’s Mountains

LA Times | Read

Our Year of Living Dangerously

The Australian | Read

Climbing Kilimanjaro

The Telegraph |