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 travelboatinglifestyle.com


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    Cassowary at Etty Bay | Queensland Australia


    uploaded 24 Jan 2021 9:19am

    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 …

    Motorhome dump point debut (emptying the toilet cassette)


    uploaded 24 Aug 2020 6:12pm

    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.

    Sailing to Vanua Baluvu (Bay of Islands) | Fiji


    uploaded 14 Jul 2019 5:51am

    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 …

    Coconut Plantation | Port Douglas


    uploaded 23 May 2019 8:45pm

    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!

    Atherton Tablelands runner


    uploaded 16 Apr 2019 8:51am

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

    Barron Falls, Kuranda | Queensland Australia


    uploaded 16 Apr 2019 8:49am

    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
    Stories
    03 Jun 2021

    The Larapinta Trail rocks the red carpet when it comes to 'Best of' lists. Hikers from all walks of life can't get enough of central Australia's famous trail. FIONA HARPER Harper laced up her boots...
    02 Jun 2021

    The Camino de Santiago pilgrim's walk is world famous, but did you know you can 'do the Camino' by bike? Serial cyclist Andrew Bain has ridden all over the world and rates the Camino as one of his...
    18 May 2021

    6 ways to escape winter on a guided pack-free multi-day hike

    Travel Play Live

    Northern Territory, Australia


    Explore Australia's best wilderness areas in Queensland, Northern Territory and northern NSW on pack-free guided multi-day walks with Life's an Adventure
    17 May 2021

    Carolyne Jasinski & Fiona Harper Go Outback in a motorhome for $5 a day

    Travel Writers Radio

    Mount Isa QLD, Australia


    Intrepid travel writing team, Carolyne Jasinski and Fiona Harper have gone off into outback Australia, relocating a Maui motorhome from Cairns to Darwin for $5 a day
    17 May 2021

    #Worth1000Words Playing with the Devil's Marbles

    Travel Writers Radio

    Devils Marbles, Warumungu NT, Australia


    This week's #Worth1000Words image comes to you from the Deviil's Marbles in Northern Territory as intrepid travel writers, Carolyne Jasinski & Fiona Harper are relocating a Maui motorhome from Cairns...
    17 May 2021

    11 fun things to do in Cairns with kids

    Out & About With Kids

    Cairns QLD, Australia


    Consider using the money you've saved on half-price flights to Cairns to splash out on one of these fun things to do in the region
    06 May 2021

    Escape to a Northern Territory bathed in winter sunshine

    Travel Play Live

    Northern Territory, Australia


    As southern Australia heads into winter, the best season in the Northern Territory is just kicking off. After wet season rains have left the landscape glistening, waterfalls are pumping, freshwater...
    06 May 2021

    10 new Colorado Adventures not to miss!

    Travel Play Live

    Colorado, USA


    Colorado has changed for the better during the tourism hiatus, with so many exciting adventures on offer, like a new Rocky Mountaineer route, a beer spa (yes you read that right!), a Dark Sky Park,...
    06 May 2021

    Aussie World is our kind of family fun!

    Out & About With Kids

    Queensland, Australia


    A family getaway to Queensland isn't complete without an Aussie World theme park experience filled with endless fun
    06 May 2021

    Review: Adina Apartment Hotel Brisbane

    Out & About With Kids

    Brisbane QLD, Australia


    FIONA HARPER checks out Adina Apartment Hotel Brisbane, a family-friendly inner-city hotel with the elegant charm of yesteryear
    01 May 2021

    Meet Jayne D'Arcy: long-distance cyclist

    Travel Play Live

    Victoria, Australia


    Jayne D'Arcy was a recreational cyclist who rode to work for her daily commute before developing a love for long-distance cycling. She recently completed an 'Everesting', the equivalent of riding...
    21 Apr 2021

    Celebrate Bathurst's history and hear the melodic Carillon bells during Heritage Week, which coincides with seasonal changes and magical Autumn colours
    13 Apr 2021

    How to take a wine lover's journey through the Hunter Valley

    Travel Play Live

    Hunter Valley, NSW, Australia


    Take a behind-the-scenes guided tasting tour at Brokenwood wines to gain first-hand insight into one of the Hunter Valley's premium wine labels
    13 Apr 2021

    Settle into the historic Ship Inn Stanley

    Travel Play Live

    Stanley TAS, Australia


    In Tasmania's north west coastal town of Stanley, the historic Ship Inn Stanley has been beautifully restored to reflect its maritime past resting gently in the foothills of The Nut
    07 Apr 2021

    Meet Amanda Tutton: Active Adventures Guide

    Travel Play Live

    New Zealand


    Amanda Tutton is an adventure guide who is equally at ease hiking to Everest Base Camp as she is snowboarding down a New Zealand mountain. We asked her about her adventurous life, what it takes to...
    06 Apr 2021

    As New Zealand ditches the restrictions on quarantine for arrivals from Australia, crossing 'the ditch' to holiday in New Zealand is once again an enticing possibility for Australians looking for...
    31 Mar 2021

    Ultimate guide to the Best of Queensland

    Travel Play Live

    Queensland, Australia


    Queensland has so much to offer travellers looking to experience the real Australia - from coast to islands, rainforest to the underwater world, we've curated your ultimate guide to the best of...
    24 Mar 2021

    Laura Waters has hiked the length of New Zealand, walked West Australia's Bibbulmum Track, mountain biked across England, sailed the Queensland coast and scuba dived all around the Pacific. She has...
    19 Mar 2021

    YHA's are a great accommodation choice for women looking to stay in some of Australia's best locations, offering friendship, camaraderie and safety with their eclectic mix of travellers of all...
    12 Mar 2021

    Thredbo holds 2 week-long Easter Adventure Carnival

    Out & About With Kids

    Thredbo NSW, Australia


    Thredbo Resort in NSW's high country is holding a two week-long Easter Adventure Carnival with a jam-packed calendar commencing on 2 April for a fun-filled family Easter holiday