Marie Barbieri is an award-winning travel writer and photographer who contributes to newsstand travel and health magazines, inflight publications, newspapers, blogs and award-winning websites. She has
Marie Barbieri is an award-winning travel writer and photographer who contributes to newsstand travel and health magazines, inflight publications, newspapers, blogs and award-winning websites. She has been hemisphere-hopping for more than 25 years, and 14 years ago, left her native England for the otherworldly landscapes of Australia.
Marie is a member of the ASTW (Australian Society of Travel Writers). She was a finalist at the 2020, 2016 and 2014 ASTW Travel Journalism Awards for Excellence, and a winner at the 2016 ASTW Travel Journalism Awards for Excellence for her feature on Australia's Red Centre.
Marie has also been a repeat finalist at the MEAA (Media, Entertainment and Arts Alliance) SA Media Awards (2019, 2016, 2014 and 2013). And in 2020, she won 3rd prize for her photo of Krabi in Southern Thailand in the Tourism Authority of Thailand's Hug Thailand photo competition.
Within Marie’s publishing portfolio, Australasian clients include: The CEO Magazine, Signature Luxury Travel & Style, Luxury Escapes, Vacations & travel, Travel Ideas, Inspirations, Holidays for Couples, Slow Living, RoyalAuto, Road Trip SA, Allure, Due South Australia, Great Walks, Avalon Inbound | Outbound, Out & About with Kids, TNT and The Hobart Magazine.
UK clients include: Australia & New Zealand magazine, Destination Weddings & Honeymoons Abroad, Good Things, Wild Travel, Wanderlust, Bespoke International and Devon Life.
Inflight magazines include: True Blue, Virgin Australia, Jetstar, Tiger Tales, Going Places, Islands, Paradise, Yeahbaby and Baltic Outlook. Newspapers and supplements include: The New Zealand Herald, The Advertiser, SA Weekend, Escape, The Vancouver Sun and The Dallas Morning News.
Marie's work has also featured on the websites: nzherald.co.nz, trulyaus.com, queensland.com, wheretraveler.com, tellmewhere2go.com, adelaidenow.com.au, futureadl.com.au, escape.com.au, travelassociates.com, flightcentre.com.au, worldtravelguide.net and ourplanettravel.com.au.
Photography is Marie’s other passion. Samples from her image library can be viewed in the Photo Gallery of her website: www.mariebarbieri.weebly.com). And she is available to discuss feature or photography assignments, including words and pictures packages.
Marie's passions include: wildlife conservation, bushwalking, cycling, snorkelling, dancing, rollerskating, yoga, and holistic health and wellbeing (and a fine cup of Earl Grey tea).
OTHER PROFESSIONAL SKILLS
Marie is also a qualified complementary therapist. Alongside her freelance writing business, she ran her own mobile therapy business in the UK for several years prior to her move to Australia. Her health and wellbeing features have appeared in: Australian Yoga Journal, Australian Natural Health, Nature & Health, Fitness First, Yoga Magazine (UK) and Massage Magazine (US). She was also a complementary health columnist for Bicycling Australia.
Bushwalking, hiking, cycling, Australia, South Australia, Adelaide, Sydney, Australia's Coral Coast, the Kimberley, Broome, Tasmania, New Zealand; Canada; Vancouver; Wellington; Christchurch; The Greek Islands, long-distance rail travel, island-hopping, eco-tourism; health, wellbeing, yoga and holistic travel.