Amy Bizzari

Amy Bizzari is a teacher, a writer, and best of all, a mom to two kids, ages 11 and 2.She lives in Chicago, but loves to escape the city for hiking, camping, and biking. Amy considers herself an expert on Italian travel. She lived in Italy for five years and attended the University of Florence, Italy, obtaining an Master of Arts in Italian language and culture. 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 is a Contributing Writer for Long Weekends magazine, CBS Local, Wyndham Worldwide and Chicago Parent. Her stories tend to focus on family adventure travel and green/eco-friendly destinations, both in the US and abroad.Amy also writes a personal blog, Tiramisu Mom.She and her family strive to eat healthy and maintain a mostly vegetarian diet.They love all of the Oikos Organic yogurts – they eat one every morning at breakfast either in smoothies or with cereal!You can also follow Amy on Twitter and Pinterest.