Andrea Guthmann is a Midwest Emmy Award-winning journalist. She spent 20 years as a producer with Chicago’s PBS TV station and has been a freelance journalist since 2010. Since then, she’s written travel and lifestyle stories for the Chicago Tribune, Chicago Daily Herald, Midwest Living, Afar, FamilyVacationCritic.com, CruiseCritic.com, Chicago Parent, and more. She’s a certified master gardener and blogs about eco-friendly adventures and products at Garden Trippin'. You can find her on Instagram and Twitter @AndreaGuthmann.