Christina Pfeiffer – Travel Journalist


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I’m an Australian travel writer, photographer and video blogger who lives in Queensland, Australia. I grew up in Pittsburgh, USA and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and have lived in three continents.

In the last 13 years, my career as a freelance travel journalist and photographer has taken me to 61 countries. My byline has appeared in major newspapers, magazines and websites around the world, such as The Australian, Sydney Morning Herald, Sun Herald, Sunday Telegraph, CNN Traveller, CNN Go, NineMSN, South China Morning Post and Tatler.

I started my writing career at the age of 13, writing essays and poems for the junior pages in the Malay Mail but somehow lost my way and ended up graduating from Sydney University with a degree in Economics.

Before becoming a travel writer I worked in various business development roles, including Senior Vice President Asia Pacific for a NASDAQ-listed internet company.

I’m passionate about finding creative ways of storytelling and I enjoy painting pictures with words, photographs and videos.

I also love dogs, coffee, red wine, gadgets and anything that makes life easier. When travelling, I ‘m armed to the teeth with gadgets. I carry an iPhone, Sony HDR 760, two GoPro Hero 3+, Canon 1DMkIV and a bag full of pro lenses.

I served as Vice President of the Australian Society of Travel Writers in 2014 and a committee member in 2015.

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Canada Coroboree 2015 – Best Digital Influencer

2014 Australian Society of Travel Writers award for Best Digital – Travel Writer

2013 Australian Society of Travel Writers award for Best Use of Digital -Travel Writer

2010 Australian Society of Travel Writers award for Best Industry Story

Speaking Engagements

May 2014 – Social Media Workshop, 101 Humans, Human Brochure project, Visit Canberra

Featured in What it’s really like to travel as your job

Hotels Combined – Adventures in Vlogging: a Q&A with YouTube travel star

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Countries visited

Argentina, Antarctica, Australia, Austria, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, China, Croatia, Czech Republic, Cook Islands, Cyprus, Ecuador, Egypt, England, Falkland Islands, Finland, Fiji, France, French Polynesia, Greece, Hungary, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Italy, Jordan, Kenya, Korea, Lebanon, Macau, Malaysia, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Norway, Peru, Philippines, Republic of Ireland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Scotland, South Africa, South Georgia, Spain, Switzerland, Syria, Tanzania, Thailand, Turkey, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, USA, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Zambia.


  1. Dear Christina,

    We would like to know if there is the possibility of cooperation to promote our Galapagos cruises, we operate both the Galapagos Sea Star Journey and the Galapagos Seaman Journey, each for 16 guests only – , we also have a small hotel in Quito – Do you think there is an opportunity to organize a small press trip or a similar type of cooperation?

    Please advise

    thanks for your kind response,

    Marcel Perkins
    Latin Trails


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