Editor at Travel + Leisure Magazine, Contributing Writer for Remodelista and Gardenista. Editor for Princeton University Press


McGill University


  • Sixteen years as an editor at Travel + Leisure magazine, including eight years as executive editor. Helped launch the first family travel magazine, T+L Family
  • 7+ years as editor-in-chief of Endless Vacation, the custom travel magazine distributed to over two million members of RCI, the vacation exchange group
  • Currently writing and editing travel content, contributing for Remodelista and Gardenista, and editing for Princeton University Press


Barbara is a creative, versatile editor and writer with a talent for converting dense, inaccessible prose into readable and entertaining content. She is known for developing and packaging compelling content on a wide range of subjects for print, web, and mobile platforms.

Her recent and ongoing freelance projects include writing articles on smart technology, gardening, home remodeling, and design for Gardenista and Remodelista. She edited content for AFAR magazine's Holland America travel guides. She also produced print-edition articles for and created original content. For Great Places to Work, she researched and wrote content to communicate workplace culture and employee recognition for Fortune’s 100 Best Places to Work. For Total Brain Health, Barbara edited the training manual for brain health workshops and created marketing content.


Barbara received her Bachelor of Arts in English literature from McGill University.

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