Meet Amy


Amy (3)Award-winning freelance travel writer, author and photographer, Amy Eckert has visited destinations throughout the world, from the islands of Malta to the Motor City, from Korea to Key West and hundreds of places in between. Amy has made a career of seeing the world and bringing the best to readers at home. Her specialties include travel in the American Midwest and Central Europe; outdoor recreation and adventure travel; cultural travel; and food and wine destinations.

Amy has authored Fodor’s Cuba guide as well as contributing to Michelin’s Germany guide and Harley-Davidson’s Ride Atlas of North America. Her book, “100 Things to Do in Detroit before You Die,” was published in May, 2016. Amy’s work has appeared in numerous newspapers, magazines and websites, including the Minneapolis Star Tribune, Westways, Alaska Airlines’ Beyond magazine, Cooking Light, Midwest Living, numerous AAA titles, Hemispheres, Shape, American Style and Wine Enthusiast.

What’s the question she’s most often asked? What’s her favorite travel destination. Her answer? The next one.

Amy is Past President of the Midwest Travel Writer’s Association and
a member of the Society of American Travel Writers.