Fiona Harper
Digital editor | Travel writer | Photographer
Travel Play Live | Travel Boating Lifestyle | MiTribe Media

* Digital editor at Travel Play Live - Women's adventure, travel & lifestyle magazine (print & digital)
* Digital editor at Out & About With Kids - Australia's premier family travel magazine
* Managing editor at Travel Boating Lifestyle (digital)
* Creative director and photographer at MiTribe Media
* Contributing writer to print & digital travel publications globally
* Tourism & marine industry social media & digital content specialist
* Contributor to Getty Images & SkyStock

Based in Queensland, Fiona Harper is a freelance travel writer & photographer, content creator, social media manager & digital travel editor. She manages her clients and creative projects under her company MiTribe Media. Fiona specialises in travel, soft adventure (sail, hike, bike, run, camp & glamp), small ship cruising & outdoor lifestyles. She established Travel Boating Lifestyle in 2009, which was a finalist for Best Travel Blog in 2019 & 2020 ASTW Awards for Excellence. Fiona was a Photographer of the Year finalist in 2019.

Widely traveled, highly acclaimed & much published, Fiona's articles & images appear in print and digital publications across the globe. She's well known for producing extraordinary results. Social media-savvy, Fiona has a strong online profile as a well respected travel writer/blogger. She works with tourism brands creating content & on dedicated brand campaigns.

When not chasing a story or travelling the globe she's probably running a marathon, hiking a mountain or sailing into a tropical sunset blissfully disconnected from deadlines. She's rather partial to mountains & mojitos, islands and highlands. Follow Fiona at

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    Etty Bay in north Queensland is one of the few places where the Southern Cassowary exists in the wild. Listed as endangered, their main threats are vehicle strike, dog attacks and loss of habitat. Travel Boating Lifestyle is published by Fiona Harper …


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    Motorhoming is not all beaches & cocktails at sunset. Fiona goes behind the scenes to make her dump point debut on a road trip with Let's Go Motorhomes in Tropical North Queensland.


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    Fiji's stunning Bay of Islands at Vanua Balavu in the Lau Group is one of the world's best cruising destinations. Ship's Sound is an intimate anchorage surrounded by pinnacle-like islands and has space for a couple of yachts. Travel Boating Lifestyle is …


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    On the Great Barrier Reef coastal drive between Cairns & Port Douglas, the 700-odd tree coconut plantation at Thala Beach Nature Reserve confirms you've reached Paradise!


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    Early morning trail run on the Atherton Tablelands, Cairns, Queensland Australia. Filmed on DJI Mavic 2 Pro


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    Barron Falls are a dramatic waterfall near Cairns, north Queensland - the best viewpoint is from the train station platform at Kuranda. Shot on DJI Mavic 2 Pro

    02 Mar 2021

    The Discover Aboriginal Experiences collective welcomes four new members offering exceptional opportunities for travellers to discover more about Australia's cultural heritage
    02 Mar 2021

    Singapore's garden charms revealed

    Travel Play Live


    SingapoRevealed, is an exciting new three-part series following Singapore actress Fiona Xie – famous for her role as Kitty Pong in the Hollywood blockbuster Crazy Rich Asians – as she explores her...
    27 Feb 2021

    Where to see polar bears in Canada

    Travel Boating Lifestyle

    Manitoba, Canada

    Where to see polar bears in the wild in Canada, including Churchill and Nunavut, in celebration of International Polar Bear Day
    26 Feb 2021

    International Polar Bear celebrates these magnificent Arctic apex predators. As polar bear mums and their newborn cubs snuggle up in Arctic snow dens across the Arctic, 27 February is a day for...
    18 Feb 2021

    Venturing far off the beaten track into Papua New Guinea's heartland, a new expedition promises in-depth cultural immersion for adventure travellers following age-old trading routes of PNG's...
    11 Feb 2021

    We've highlighted some fabulous new experiences as well as trusted favourites from Gifu Prefecture, as we start to plan our next adventures in Japan
    10 Feb 2021

    Polar pioneer Karin Strand started working part-time with Hurtigruten in between university lectures. 23 years later, with more than 150 Antarctic expeditions notched on her sea boots, she was...
    06 Feb 2021

    Champagne cruising on Sydney Harbour

    Travel Play Live

    Sydney NSW, Australia

    Enjoy Sydney Harbour's best sunset view with the harbour city's ultimate bottomless bubbles and seafood experience at Mumm Harbour Bar
    01 Feb 2021

    Where to camp on Queensland's Sunshine Coast

    Travel Play Live

    Sunshine Coast QLD, Australia

    *Explore the nature-based vibes of the Sunshine Coast with these camping experiences and outdoor adventures in one of Queensland's favourite holiday destinations
    31 Jan 2021

    Yoga and Wellness in Thredbo's high country

    Travel Play Live

    Thredbo NSW, Australia

    Thredbo Resort's Yoga and Wellness Retreats offer high country yoga classes, mountain-top meditation and alpine cold-water therapy to recharge the mind, body and soul
    29 Jan 2021

    New Zealand's luxurious Huka Lodge has been acquired by Baillie Lodges, an Australian based luxury lodge operator
    29 Jan 2021

    Sleep underwater on the Great Barrier Reef at Lady Musgrave Island

    Travel Play Live

    Lady Musgrave Island, Queensland, Australia

    Lady Musgrave HQ is an all-new Great Barrier Reef experience where you can stay overnight on a floating pontoon in the lagoon at Lady Musgrave Island
    27 Jan 2021

    Traveller's favourite National Parks and emerging destinations are revealed in Tripadvisor's Readers Choice Awards - including Mudgee, Shoalhaven and Colorado - some of our favourite destinations!
    27 Jan 2021

    Bordering Alaska, Canada's Northwest Territories and the Arctic Ocean, The Yukon inspires intrepid outdoor adventures. This north American wilderness is just the sort of country that adventure...
    25 Jan 2021

    Where to spot Cassowaries - an endangered species in north Queensland

    Travel Boating Lifestyle

    Cairns QLD, Australia

    Cassowaries are one of Australia's most spectacular (flightless) birds - here's where to spot them in the forests of Tropical North Queensland
    24 Jan 2021

    8 family-friendly things to do in Ipswich

    Out & About With Kids

    Ipswich QLD, Australia

    Close enough to Brisbane and the Gold Coast to avoid tedious hours of driving, yet far enough removed to embody the charm of regional Queensland, here's 8 fun things for the family to do in Ipswich
    24 Jan 2021

    The best nature reserves and camping spots in Ipswich

    Out & About With Kids

    Ipswich QLD, Australia

    Less than one hour from Brisbane and the Gold Coast, the Ipswich region has over 550 public parks and conservation reserves, making it just the place for a nature-based family holiday
    19 Jan 2021

    What I learnt on a Road Trip to Hervey Bay

    Travel Boating Lifestyle

    Fraser Coast, QLD, Australia

    In pictures: Travelling on a solo road trip from north Queensland to Hervey Bay
    11 Jan 2021

    Fiji's cultural integrity and strong sense of community make it an ideal destination for families wanting to encounter a foreign culture based on enriching family experiences
    08 Jan 2021

    Spreading kindness in Fiji through community-oriented initiatives helps local people while boosting travellers' personal wellbeing