• Travel to Baltimore, Maryland - Episode 438
    Travel to Baltimore, Maryland - Episode 438
  • Canada's UNESCO World Heritage Sites - Episode 437
    Canada's UNESCO World Heritage Sites - Episode 437
  • Travel the Silk Road in China's Gansu Province - Episode 436
    Travel the Silk Road in China's Gansu Province - Episode 436
  • Travel to Iran - Episode 435
    Travel to Iran - Episode 435
  • Travel to Luxembourg - Episode 434
    Travel to Luxembourg - Episode 434
  • Travel to the Democratic Republic of the Congo - Episode 433
    Travel to the Democratic Republic of the Congo - Episode 433
 

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Travel to Salzburg, Austria – Episode 432 Transcript

Travel to Salzburg, Austria – Episode 432 Transcript

transcript of Travel to Salzburg, Austria – Episode 432 cover photo by Ignaz Wiradi Chris: Amateur Traveler Episode 432. Today the Amateur Traveler talks about palaces and salt mines, and the sound …
Book Review – The Unofficial Guide to Washington, D.C.

Book Review – The Unofficial Guide to Washington, D.C.

I have been to Washington D.C. many times since my first visit in 1977. I was most recently there just this summer. We have done episodes on Washington D.C. on Amateur Traveler …
Travel to Baltimore, Maryland – Episode 438

Travel to Baltimore, Maryland – Episode 438

Hear about travel to Baltimore, Maryland as the Amateur Traveler talks to Nancy Parode from about.com. Nancy has lived in the Baltimore area for a total of about 12 years and tells …
“Professionalism in Travel Blogging” – This Week in Travel 174

“Professionalism in Travel Blogging” – This Week in Travel 174

This special episode of This Week in Travel was the closing keynote at the TBEX (Travel Blog Exchange) conference in Cancun Mexico. It is a discussion on professionalism in travel blogging. This episode …
Amateur Traveler Podcast wins Lowell Thomas Travel Journalism Award

Amateur Traveler Podcast wins Lowell Thomas Travel Journalism Award

Chris Christensen is a winner in the 2014 Lowell Thomas Travel Journalism Competition, taking an Honorable Mention in the Travel Broadcast — Audio category for “Amateur Traveler: Travel to Flanders in Belgium” on …
Travel to Orlando, Florida – Episode 431 Transcript

Travel to Orlando, Florida – Episode 431 Transcript

transcript of Travel to Orlando, Florida – Episode 431 Chris: Amateur Traveler, episode 431. Today the Amateur Traveler talks about theme parks, young wizards, and a mouse, as we go to Orlando, …
Canada’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites – Episode 437

Canada’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites – Episode 437

Hear about all of Canada’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites as the Amateur Traveler talks again to Gary Arndt of Everything-Everywhere.com about traveling to all 17 sites. Some sites like Old Québec are …
The Thimble Islands: A Small Gem of an Archipelago in Connecticut

The Thimble Islands: A Small Gem of an Archipelago in Connecticut

Tucked along the southern edge of the Connecticut coast is a small gem of an archipelago called the Thimble Islands. Originally named by the local Mattabeseck Indians as Kuttomquosh, “the beautiful sea …
Snow Leopard at Norden’s Ark – Smügen, Sweden – Photo

Snow Leopard at Norden’s Ark – Smügen, Sweden – Photo

This snow leopard lives at Norden’s Ark in Western Sweden. Norden’s Ark, in Smügen, is a zoo that focuses on endangered animals from all over the world. The animal enclosures are amidst …
Travel to Charleston, South Carolina – Episode 430 Transcript

Travel to Charleston, South Carolina – Episode 430 Transcript

Transcript of Travel to Charleston, South Carolina – Episode 430 Chris: Amateur Traveler, episode 430. Today, the Amateur Traveler talks about Civil War history, a tea plantation, and lots and lots of …