Julie's background is in the travel and tourism industry. She has worked for Qantas, Cathay Pacific, Ansett and Traveland. Julie started her own tourism sales and marketing company which she successfully operated for 27 years. During this time, Julie wrote many stories, articles and editorials for magazines and travel related publications. Julie has been featured in several Travel Industry publications as a business success story. There was always a story brewing for any marketing opportunities to be had.