Location: Chicago, IL, United States
Member Since: 17 October 2011
Amy is an avid traveler, speaks several languages, and with two travelin' kids, ages 3 and 11, she's an expert on family travel. Based in Chicago, Amy has voyaged as far away as Mali, West Africa and the Galapagos Islands. She lived in London for two years, Italy for five. A fluent Italian speaker, Amy has a special place in her heart for il bel paese. Amy also blogs at www.tiramisumom.com
Experience & Expertise
Amy considers herself an expert on Italian travel. She lived in Italy for five years and attended Middlebury College/University of Florence, Italy. An experienced teacher with an M.Ed. in Teaching and Learning, Amy offers a unique perspective on educational travel.
A travel journalist with over 100 published clips, Amy calls Chicago's ORD her home airport. She is a Contributing Writer for Long Weekends magazine, CBS Local, Wyndham Worldwide and Chicago Parent, as well as the "Family Friendly Chicago" expert for the Chicago CVB. Her stories tend to focus on family adventure travel and green/eco-friendly destinations, both in the US and abroad. Amy is also active on twitter and has hosted travel-themed twitter chats. She recently was a panelist on a Travel and Leisure magazine twitter chat with a reach of over 26,974,637 impressions.
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