Wendy Altschuler


Wendy Altschuler is a seasoned travel writer, focusing on adventure and the outdoors, with words published in print and web publications—Forbes, TripSavvy, Fodor’s Travel, Modern Luxury, Parents, Matador Network, Real Simple, Yoga Magazine, SheKnows, The Daily Meal, Chicago Sun-Times, and more. Her love of travel began with a year of volunteer service with Americorps, followed by study abroad in India and a position as an itinerary writer for a luxury travel company. Follow on her on Instagram @wendyaltschuler.


A Chicago-based seasoned professional travel and adventure writer, Wendy Altschuler has covered destinations across the globe for several high-profile publications.

From restaurants to world-class museums, Chicago has a plethora of places to explore. Wendy Altschuler, author of Perfect Day Chicago: Grab-and-Go Itineraries for Everyone Joins John Howell to discuss hometown hidden gems.

Wendy Altschuler graduated at the top of her class from DePaul University and has been in the travel industry, writing and exploring the globe, ever since. Her articles have appeared in the Sun-Times, Chicago Tribune, Fodor’s Travel, Chicago Magazine and


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