Freelance profile

Marie Barbieri

Marie Barbieri is an award-winning travel writer and photographer, and a member of the Australian Society of Travel Writers (ASTW). She left her native England ten years ago for the otherworldly landscapes of Australia, where she now, as an Australian citizen, bases her freelance business. She continues to hemisphere-hop, writing for British, European, North American, pan-Arab and Australasian publications. Marie was a winner at the 2016 ASTW Travel Journalism Awards for Excellence. She was also a finalist at the 2014 ASTW Travel Journalism Awards for Excellence, and a finalist at the SA Media Awards (2016, 2014 and 2013).

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Contact details:

Country: Australia
Website: http://mariebarbieri.weebly.com
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Skills:

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Feature writerRates: Print media
PhotographerRates: Photography
Online journalismRates: Online/writing
ColumnistRates: Print media
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Subjects:

  • Travel/tourism
  • Health and fitness
  • Marine and maritime
  • Marine and maritime
  • Lifestyle
  • Leisure and hobbies
  • Charity/voluntary sector

Major clients:

  • Australia & New Zealand magazine
  • Flight Centre
  • Australian Yoga Journal
  • Our Planet Travel
  • Food and Travel magazine

Profile last updated: 2018-06-28 10:34:25


Extra information:

Marie Barbieri is an award-winning travel writer and photographer, and is a member of the Australian Society of Travel Writers. She has been country, desert, national park, village, and island-hopping for more than 25 years, during which time, she turned her itchy-footed passion into a career.

With several hundred published travel articles under her belt, Marie writes for newsstand travel and health magazines, inflight publications, newspapers and award-winning websites. She left her native England ten years ago for the otherworldly landscapes of Australia, where she now, as an Australian citizen, bases her freelance business. She continues to hemisphere-hop, writing for British, European, North American, pan-Arab and Australasian publications.

Marie was a winner at the 2016 ASTW Travel Journalism Awards for Excellence. She was also a finalist at the 2014 ASTW Travel Journalism Awards for Excellence, and a finalist at the SA Media Awards (2016, 2014 and 2013).

Marie has contributed to a diverse range of titles. Australasian clients include: Holidays for Couples; The CEO Magazine; Vacations and travel; Slow Living; Luxury Travel; Our Planet Travel; Asian Geographic; Out & About with Kids; Great Walks; Let's Travel; Food & Travel; and Bespoke. UK titles include: Australia & New Zealand; Destination Weddings & Honeymoons Abroad; Good Things; Italia!; Wild Travel and Wanderlust (SA Supplement). Inflight magazines include: Jetstar; Tiger Tales; Going Places; Islands; Paradise; Baltic Outlook; and Yeahbaby. Newspapers include: Dallas Morning News and Vancouver Sun. Marie's work has also featured on websites such as: World Travel Guide; Flight Centre; Travel Associates; travel2next and MyDiscoveries.

Marie has extensive photography archives (samples can be viewed in the photo gallery of her website (www.mariebarbieri.weebly.com). She can provide professional, high-resolution images, and is available to discuss feature or photography assignments, including words/pictures packages.

SPECIAL INTERESTS

Marie enjoys bushwalking and cycling. She is often commissioned to write outdoor and nature-based activity features, and she has a particular passion for wildlife conservation, holistic health, wellbeing and yoga.

Marie is also a fully qualified complementary therapist. Alongside her freelance writing business, she ran her own mobile therapy business in the UK for six years prior to her move to Australia. Her work has featured in the following health publications: Australian Yoga Journal; Australian Natural Health; Nature & Health; Fitness First; Yoga Magazine; and Massage Magazine. Marie was also a guest complementary health columnist for Bicycling Australia.

Photographs

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Absorbing WA.
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A Greek caique.
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The traditional Cook Islands.