Stuart Barrie


Stuart is a director of Academy Travel, bringing 25 years’ experience in the travel industry to his role. In addition to studying social history for a Bachelor of Arts at Macquarie University and communications for a Master’s at UNSW, Stuart has on-the-ground experience with a major coach tour company, for whom he worked as a tour leader. This took him through the United Kingdom, all of continental Europe, the USA and Australia. A founding director of Academy Travel in 2004, Stuart now leads tours with a focus on modern history and architecture. These include tours focusing on the 20th-century history of Berlin, Leipzig and Dresden and, in the USA, on Frank Lloyd Wright’s architecture. Stuart follows American political history with a keen interest.

Academy Travel

Academy Travel

Academy Travel is an Australian-owned travel company, dedicated to providing tailored small group journeys for individuals and associations. Academy Travel is a qualified travel agency. As well as managing your tour booking, our experienced consultants are happy to assist with all aspects of your travel, including international flights, pre and post-tour accommodation and travel insurance.


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