Cape Town, South Africa – Episode 64

October 28th, 2006 2 Comments »

The Amateur Traveler talks with Glen from the ZA Show podcast about visiting Cape Town and South Africa: hiking, gondolas, beaches, township tour, wineries, local music and visiting Robben Island the prison […]

Tanzania, Africa as a guest – Episode 52

August 5th, 2006 3 Comments »

The Amateur Traveler podcast goes to Tanzania. This is the second episode on my recent trip to Tanzania and focuses on visiting Tanzania as a guest instead of a tourist. I will […]

Tanzania, Africa as a Tourist – Episode 51

July 31st, 2006 5 Comments »

The Amateur Traveler goes to Tanzania. This first of two episodes on Tanzania looks at Tanzania as a tourist and focuses on three national parks: Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro, and Tarangire. It also […]

Intrepid Travel’s North Morocco Adventure Tour

May 19th, 2024 No Comments »

Each year I asked the listeners of Amateur Traveler to vote on a destination for a small group trip. Let’s ignore for a moment how crazy it is to let strangers or […]

Guide to France

April 11th, 2024 Comments Off on Guide to France

France captivates visitors with its unparalleled blend of culture, history, and natural beauty, making it one of the world’s most beloved destinations. People are drawn to France for its iconic landmarks like […]

Travel to Reunion Island – Episode 889

March 23rd, 2024 No Comments »

Hear about travel to Reunion Island, an outpost of France in the Indian Ocean as the Amateur Traveler talks to Collin McFadden about his recent trip to this adventure travel paradise. Why […]

Top Free Things For Families To Do In Ottawa

February 18th, 2024 No Comments »

Canada’s heritage capital, Ottawa, is a fantastic place to visit as a family. In fact, it was recently ranked as the 2nd most family-friendly city in Canada. Why the high ranking for […]

Is Detroit is Worth Visiting?

February 13th, 2024 No Comments »

Voted by TIME Magazine as one of the World’s Greatest Places, there is a growing global recognition that Detroit, with its rebirth, is a great getaway for travelers looking for something new. […]

Malta Landmarks and the History Behind Them

December 17th, 2023 No Comments »

Malta, a small island nation located in the Mediterranean, has a rich and fascinating history that dates back to prehistoric times. From the Neolithic era to the present day, Malta has been […]

Solo Female Backpacking Adventure in Central and Southern Belize

December 17th, 2023 No Comments »

As I set foot on the lush land of Belize, I could feel the vibrant pulse of this Central American gem. My solo backpacking trip through Belize was exciting, with diverse landscapes, […]

Patagonia Trip Planning for Seniors

November 9th, 2023 No Comments »

Let’s get something out in the open—travel is not just a young person’s game. It’s quite possible that the most rewarding and inspiring travel adventures you ever have will take place in […]

Tribes of Tanzania – Meeting the Masai, Bushmen, and Wacha

September 24th, 2023 No Comments »

Tanzania, a land of stunning landscapes and diverse cultures, has always been on my travel bucket list. In 2022, I embarked on an adventure that exposed me to the country’s breathtaking natural […]

Things to do in the Virgin Islands

July 3rd, 2023 No Comments »

I have been attempting to visit most of the Caribbean islands for several years.  This portion of my travel covered the United States and the British Virgin Islands, with special emphasis on […]

Experience Svalbard Wildlife: An Adventurer’s Guide

June 19th, 2023 No Comments »

Prepare yourself to embark on an adventure like no other – the exploration of the unique and diverse Svalbard wildlife. Situated midway between mainland Norway and the North Pole, this breathtaking location […]

The Best Day Trips From Sacramento

June 10th, 2023 No Comments »

Are you ready for an adventure? Look no further than Sacramento. This city is bursting with excitement and offers an array of activities for every type of traveler. With its alternate names such […]