Born in Melbourne, Barbara has exhibited a free spirit and thirst for knowledge on food and travel from a very early age.
She travelled extensively with her parents during her formative years, then took herself to Europe and the UK on a working holiday after completing her school studies.
Barbara has worked for very many organizations in the travel sector (far too many to own up to!). This work experience has included airlines, travel agencies, hotels, tour operators and boutique accommodation providers.
Amongst the more notable awards that Barbara earned during her travel career was the opportunity to travel from Melbourne to London to attend a gala dinner, and then return on the next plane out!
Other achievements include running a global cruising tour for several years, developing her own travel agency, a number of managerial roles with leading global agencies and most importantly successfully raising two very special children.
Barbara also managed to spend several years with World Vision, enabling her to further expand on her travel opportunities while visiting and evaluating numerous field projects.
Where to find Barbara Walsh online
Where to buy in print
Get Packing Travel Guide - Book 1
by John Kumm & Barbara Walsh
“Get Packing – The Ultimate Travel Guide” is written especially to help those who love the idea of travelling, and who want to know how to make the most of their travels. It brings together a raft of hard to find, yet important and useful information for the traveller, providing tools to discover about your ideal destination. The book distils absolute gems from over 40 years travel experience.
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