Amy is a freelance travel writer focused on family, food and fun, with a special interest in family adventure travel, vintage/retro travel and green/eco-friendly destinations, both in the US and abroad. Her latest travel-focused book, The Best Hits on Route 66, to be published December 2018 by Globe Pequot, is now available for pre-order.
Amy has a special interest in Chicago history and is the author of three Chicago history focused books: Discovering Vintage Chicago (Rowman, 2015), Chicago's Iconic Dishes, Drinks and Desserts (American Palate Series / The History Press, 2016) and 111 Places (emons Verlag, 2017).
Amy speaks several languages, and with two travelling kids, ages 8 and 17, 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 with an M.A. in Italian, Amy has a special place in her heart for il bel paese and considers herself an expert on Italian travel, food and wine.
An experienced teacher with an M.Ed. in Teaching and Learning, Amy offers a unique perspective on educational travel.
Amy has hosted television and radio segments covering everything from solar eclipses to Al Capone's favorite nightclub.
To view Amy's online portfolio, visit http://amybizzarri.pressfolios.com/ Follow along on her travels at instagram.com/amybizzarri