Posts by chris2x

I am the host of the Amateur Traveler. The Amateur Traveler is an online travel show that focuses primarily on travel destinations and what are the best places to travel to. It includes both a weekly audio podcast, a video podcast, and a blog.

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My Visit to Washington D.C. in Pictures

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I was just in Washington D.C. for the White House Travel Bloggers Summit on Study Abroad and Global Citizenship. Here are some pictures from my trip from my daily Instagram feed. The […]

Travel to New York City with Pauline Frommer – Episode 443 Transcript

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transcript of Travel to New York City with Pauline Frommer – Episode 443 Chris: Amateur Traveler episode 443. Today the Amateur Traveler talks about the city that never sleeps; the Big Apple, […]

“Study Abroad and Sex Hotels” – This Week in Travel #179

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Subscribe on iTunes | Become a Fan on Facebook | Download the iPhone app | Download This Week in Travel – Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Gary Arndt, Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by this week’s […]

Travel to Lisbon, Portugal – Episode 448

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Hear about travel to Lisbon, Portugal as the Amateur Traveler talks to Nelson Carvalheiro about the capital of his native country. Nelson recommends we start in the old quarter where the people […]

The White House Wants You To Study Abroad

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Shannon Green, from the National Security Council, came and went from the briefing I was in at the White House yesterday. She and other senior members of the Obama administration took time […]

Travel to Slovakia – Episode 442 Transcript

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transcript of Travel to Slovakia – Episode 442 Chris: Amateur Traveler Episode 442. Today the Amateur Traveler talks about wine, and palaces, mountains, and mudbaths, as we go to Slovakia. Chris: Welcome to […]

Vietnam Memorial – Washington D.C. – Photo

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Rand Mcnally 2015 Road Atlas Large Scale Ralph Velasco On Travel Photography: 101 Tips eBook While some of the initial reaction to the Vietnam Memorial was negative, the memorial has become a […]

Travel to the Island of Madeira – Episode 447

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Hear about travel to the island of Madeira as the Amateur Traveler talks to Jörgen Abrahamsson who is a tour guide from Tue Nordic in this small Portuguese possession. Madeira is volcanic […]

Travel to Poland – Episode 441 Transcript

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transcript of Travel to Poland – Episode 441 Chris C: Amateur Traveler Episode 441. Today the Amateur Traveler talks about pierogis, klezmer music, cathedrals, synagogues, and unfortunately concentration camps as we go […]

Fishing Boat – Weather Islands, Sweden – Photo

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I loved the photo of this boat off the Weather Islands as much for the rugged rock of the islands which make the background of the photo. Danube River Cruises starting at […]