Travel to Seattle, Washington – Episode 502

February 13th, 2016 10 Comments »

Hear about travel to Seattle, Washington as the Amateur Traveler talks to Mary Jo Manzanares from travelingwithmj.com about her hometown. Transcript Mary Jo says, “despite what you hear about it raining all […]

A Tour Review: The Chicago Architecture Foundation River Cruise Aboard Chicago’s First Lady Cruises

November 8th, 2015 1 Comment »

A few months ago, I had the opportunity to visit Chicago.  It had been over twenty-five years since my last visit, and I began to wonder if I would still recognize the […]

Travel to Baton Rouge, Louisiana – Episode 391

October 19th, 2013 3 Comments »

Hear about travel to Baton Rouge as the Amateur Traveler talks to Lindsay Thomas from TheTraveluster.com about her hometown. Baton Rouge is the capital of Louisiana although it may be less well […]

Ski Dubai: Hitting the Slopes in the Desert

August 26th, 2013 1 Comment »

When I first heard about Ski Dubai after it opened in 2005, I was totally intrigued.  How could someone build an indoor snow skiing resort in the desert?  Over the years, I […]

Travel to Berlin and Prague in December – Episode 213

January 3rd, 2010 1 Comment »

I talk about my recent trip to Berlin and Prague in December. Transcript This trip was just after the 20 year anniversary of the fall of the Berlin wall and 20 years […]

Travel to Seattle, Washington – Episode 65

November 4th, 2006 No Comments »

The Amateur Traveler goes to Seattle: weather, geography, history, “skid row”, the Fremont troll and rocket, Gas Works Park, Space Needle, Seattle Center, The Experience Music Project, Soundseeing tour of the Pike […]