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Fiona explores the globe year round researching and writing about the best (and worst) of travel.
Fiona Harper is a freelance travel writer/photographer, copywriter, blogger and web editor based in Cairns, Australia. A freelance writer for close to ten years, she has a passion for travel, boating, the outdoors and soft adventure (think mountain biking, trail running, hiking, skiing, bluewater sailing).
Widely travelled, highly acclaimed and much published, Fiona's articles and images appear in newspapers, magazines and websites across the globe. She's well known for producing extraordinary stories and images that engage, entertain and delight readers.
Prior to moving into travel writing, she has 10 years experience in the travel industry in both leisure and corporate travel, which gives her a solid understanding of the idiosyncrasies of the travel industry.
She is also the creator and editor of online magazine Travel Boating LifeStyle - www.travelboatinglifestyle.com
Member: Aust Society of Travel Writers (ASTW committee member/webmaster) & Professional Travel Bloggers Association... Read more.
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Hi I'am looking at going on a trip of of a life time around the same year my wife turns 50 .What would be the best time of the year to visit London, Paris, Venice, Rome, Maybe Spain and finishing with...
Hi Fiona, Keswick Island just 12 mins Flight and 45 mins by Boat from Mackay. it is a Nature Island with a small community Cottage Accommodation feel . Thing to do there include many Nature activitie...
By Fiona Harper • On 27 May
Saltwater crocodiles are one of Australia's most fearsome creatures. Travel Writer Fiona Harper slips into the Cage of Death with an apex predator.
By Fiona Harper • On 23 Apr
There’s a gazillion reasons to visit Australia’s largest island so it was no easy task to limit ourselves to just six. Travel writer Fiona Harper dons her hiking boots (along with a little black dress) to explore Tasmania’s east coast.
By Fiona Harper • On 23 Mar
The Whitsunday Islands have been on holiday-makers itineraries for eons. Once a backpacker mecca, with recent infrastructure improvements, downtown Airlie is reinventing itself. Backpackers are still flocking there while others are enjoying a level of sophistication. Travel writer Fiona Harper checks it out.
By Fiona Harper • On 24 Feb
The great Australian poet Henry Lawson wrote in the 1890’s ‘if you know Bourke, you know Australia’. What he failed to mention is that Bourke is a heck of a long way from anywhere. Travel Writer Fiona Harper explores the great Aussie outback of NSW. So where exactly is Bourke? And what is to be found out the back of the place once you’ve found it? Wide open spaces and endless blue skies, as it turns out.
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