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Amy B

Illinois
Mom of children ages 13 and 5

Amy is an avid traveler and enjoys exploring the world with her two travelin' kids, ages 5 and 13. 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.

An experienced teacher with an M.Ed. in Teaching and Learning, Amy offers a unique perspective on educational travel. When she's not traveling, Amy enjoys curling up with a good book, baking, or bicycling along Lake Michigan.

  • Best vacation ever: Mali, West Africa, where I helped to build a first-ever schoolhouse in a small village.
  • Ski bum or beach bum: Beach bum.
  • Plane, train, or automobile: All three!
  • I’d be in trouble if I forgot to pack: Patience!
  • Best thing to order from room service: Earl Grey tea and freshly baked croissants.
  • Best souvenir: My son - he was born in London!


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