About Kristina


Kristina Costalos is a TV journalist, voice-over artist,

videographer and travel YouTuber.

She's currently creating weekly vlogs on board 'Tucana' a 50ft yacht, while sailing up the East Coast of Australia with her boyfriend John Tilley, who's an airline pilot and landscape photographer.

She completed high school in Adelaide before moving to the Gold Coast to complete a Bachelor of Communications degree at Bond University. During her studies, she worked as a tour guide and radio presenter before relocating to Darwin in 2010 to pursue a career as a television news reporter with the Nine Network. After spending two years in the Top End, she moved to Brisbane to join Network 10. In 2018, she relocated to Melbourne with CBS's Ten News First, reporting on Harry & Meghan's Royal Visit, the Formula 1 Grand Prix, Australian Open and several covid outbreak lockdowns

In 2021, Kristina and John decided to take a 'gap-year' from their careers to sail around the country.


Kristina has travelled to more than 40 countries and launched Kristina's Travels & Global Travel Guides after a unique holiday experience in New Zealand in 2016. Since its inception, more than 3.3 million people have tuned in worldwide. ❤️ From sailing around the Cyclades Islands in Greece, to flying high in a hot air-balloon above Pigeon Valley in Cappadocia, Kristina aims to help holiday-makers plan their next travel itinerary.

Join our tribe by subscribing to Kristina's Travels and follow @kristina and @johnptilley for behind the scenes content.

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& SV Tucana