• • 16 years as editor at Travel + Leisure magazine, including 8 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 2 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. AFAR magazine: Edited content for Holland America travel guides. She produced print-edition articles for ThisOldHouse.com, 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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