Amy Tara Koch Title: Journalist Location: Chicago, Illinois Expertise: Travel, food, and lifestyle Amy Tara Koch is an author and journalist who reports on travel, food, and lifestyle for The New York Times, The Telegraph, The Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Architectural Digest, Travel + Leisure, Vogue, T Magazine, Bon Appétit, Food & Wine, Conde Nast Traveler, and Ski Magazine. She has written one book, Bump it up: Transform Your Pregnancy Into the Ultimate Style Statement (Random House, 2010), and teaches a journalism course at The University of Michigan. Koch lives in Chicago with her husband and two daughters. About Parents Parents, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning online resource for trustworthy, empathetic, and supportive information and inspiration for your families. We reach 9 million readers a month. Our content is written by experienced journalists, fact checked, and reviewed by our Expert Review Board for accuracy. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.