Helen Iatrou

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Lives In

Athens, Greece


  • University of Queensland

Helen Iatrou is a freelance journalist based in Athens, Greece. She has worked in media for more than 20 years, focusing mostly on travel, lifestyle, food, wellbeing, and yachting.


In addition to her travel writing for TripSavvy, she has previously worked as a news producer for Reuters and today contributes to CNN Travel, National Geographic Travel, National Geographic Traveller magazine (U.K.), and The Telegraph (U.K.), among others.


Born in Melbourne, Australia, Helen moved to Brisbane where she completed a B.A. in journalism, incorporating a sociology minor, at the University of Queensland. 

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