Christine Barba

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New Jersey
University Of Delaware, North Carolina State University
Hospitality Food And Drink, Culinary Travel, International Cuisine
  • For nearly ten years, Christine has gone on food tours that include a rooftop restaurant in 25 countries. She plans to continue this mission until she has visited a rooftop restaurant in every country.
  • In addition to her international rooftop restaurant mission, Christine has visited a theme restaurant in 25 states so far, including spots like Jekyll and Hyde in New York, Medieval Times in New Jersey, and Dick's Last Resort in South Carolina. She plans on visiting a theme restaurant in every U.S. state.
  • Christine also enjoys writing about travel and food in her spare time, including as part of a bucket list blog she developed that eventually gained over 20,000 subscribers, along with a project that involved video interviewing 600 strangers around the world about their perspectives on happiness.


Christine N. Barba is a writer, editor, and researcher, published in print and online. Recently, she served as the managing editor for Being Patient Alzheimer's, an editorially independent news site that shares the latest research on brain health and was founded by a former executive producer of The Wall Street Journal. She also worked as a copy editor for Culture Trip and has edited nearly 3,000 travel articles. Additionally, her travel and science writing has appeared on Google Travel and VICE. Previously, she was an editor for Pearson, as well as for the women's rights organization UltraViolet. She has presented her work at national and regional conferences. She's interested in well-being, global cultures, and digital storytelling. Located in New Jersey, she enjoys travel and a good cup of coffee.


Christine earned her Bachelor of Arts at the University of Delaware, where she double-majored in English and interpersonal communication, and graduated as the valedictorian of both majors. She minored in history and journalism. She completed her Master of Arts in English: Rhetoric and Composition at North Carolina State University, where she won her program's "Thesis Award" and worked as a college English instructor.
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