Staff Reporter and Advice Columnist
Natalie Compton is a staff reporter and advice columnist for the Washington Post's travel destination, By The Way. Raised in Fresno, California, Natalie began her journalism career in 2015 while living in Southeast Asia. She's since filed stories on every continent, covering everything from how airplane food gets made in Bangkok to the magic of Finnish sauna culture for national and international outlets, including GQ, VICE, Los Angeles Times, WIRED, Bon Appétit, among others. You can follow her work and travels on social media @natbco.