Marina Nazario

Marina Nazario

Lives In

Melbourne, Australia

  • Marina is a freelance writer who began contributing to TripSavvy in 2019.
  • She set off with a one-way ticket to Asia in 2017 and has been living and traveling abroad ever since.
  • She’s explored 38 countries and counting. Her favorite adventure was renting a van and driving down the west coast of Chile.


Marina is a freelance writer from America, currently living in Melbourne, Australia. She’s been on the road and freelancing full time since 2017. Before that, she worked as a retail reporter for Business Insider and a Food Editor at Spoon University. While she has expertise in covering various topics, her true passion lies in travel writing, as she enjoys encouraging readers to explore the world through travel stories and tips. Her writing has been featured in Fodor’s, TripAdvisor, INSIDER, Thrillist, and Junkee Media.


Originally from Florida, Marina was recruited to the University of Michigan for springboard and platform diving. Here she earned a Bachelor’s degree in Communications and Political Science. During her time at Michigan, Marina wrote for the sports section of the Michigan Daily and was the managing editor of the student-athlete newsletter. She graduated in May 2015 and immediately moved to New York City to pursue a career in journalism.

About TripSavvy and Dotdash

TripSavvy writers are on-the-ground experts — they speak the local language, know how to catch their city’s tram, train or bus, and definitely have tabs on the best of everything in town, from cocktail to kids’ menu. And since the world changes every day, your travel guide should, too. Our dedicated team of editors is regularly reviewing our library to perform updates on thousands of articles per month. If you see something that doesn’t seem up to date, please let us know by emailing us at

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