Amy is a comedian, adventurer and gonzo journalist. She has been a journalist and copywriter for seven years, working for a range of titles including The Huffington Post, Easyjet Traveller, STA Travel, and TNT Magazine. She has also worked with Ink Publishing, the UK's leading producer of inflight magazines and as the deputy editor for the Overseas Guides Company, an online advice resource for emigrants.Her freelance work has ranged from showbiz journalism to writing copy for the British Association of Anger Management. She has travelled widely around South America, South East Asia, Australia and Europe, and when she isn't adventuring she resides with her flatmate in South West London.
Amy's first book, MISS ADVENTURES: BACKPACKING AROUND SOUTH AMERICA, is a humorous and candid account of the lessons she learnt while travelling on her own in South America. It was published by Summersdale in March 2017.
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‘Watch out for men with too much wooden jewellery, Amy. I know what you’re like... you’ll let them sucker you in with their yoga chat but essentially, they’re unwashed... and you don’t want to put your face anywhere near an unwashed penis, let me tell you.’ Carol, Receptionist
Praise for Amy Baker
'Amy's experiences aren't funny... they're hilarious! Her insights are poignant and honest, yet utterly relatable. You'll love her by page 3.' Rosy Edwards, Author of Confessions of a Tinderella
‘The book is scattered with genuine laugh out loud moments… If you like books written by Tony Hawks, then this is right up your street.' Nudge Book Blog
'For laugh-out-loud relatable anecdotes, journalist Amy Baker’s account of travelling around South America is an easy winner.’ Suitcase Magazine