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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Volunteer Travel with Peace Corp Director Carrie Hessler-Radelet – Episode 458

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Hear about volunteer travel with the Peace Corps as the Amateur Traveler talks to Peace Corps Director Carrie Hessler-Radelet. Director Hessler-Radelet not only served in the Peace Corps herself in Western Samoa […]

Travel to Little Rock, Arkansas – Episode 450 Transcript

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transcript of Travel to Little Rock, Arkansas – Episode 450 Chris: Amateur Traveler, episode 450 today. The Amateur Traveler talks about Razorbacks and hushpuppies and Central High School as we go to […]

Review – Hotel Vitrum – Buenos Aires, Argentina

When the Tourism Board for Buenos Aires offered me a stay at the Vitrum Hotel in the popular neighborhood of Palermo I though they were being very nice, but after the stay […]

Travel to the Island of Cebu in the Philippines – Episode 457

Hear about travel to the region around Island of Cebu as the Amateur Traveler talks to Tommo & Megsy from fivedollartraveller.com about their vacation in Visayas, the central group of islands in […]

Hiking the Kings Trail (Kungsleden) in Swedish Lapland – Episode 456

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Hear about hiking the Kings Trail (Kungsleden) in Swedish Lapland as the Amateur Traveler talks to Agata from nullnfull.com about this northern and rugged portion of Sweden. Agata says, “Lapland is all […]

Travel to the Mainland of Greece – Episode 449 Transcript

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transcript of Travel to the Mainland of Greece – Episode 449 Chris: Amateur Traveler, episode 449. Today, the Amateur Traveler talks about ancient oracles, medieval monasteries and, of course, the Acropolis, as […]

Greetings in 54 Places – From Aloha to Yassas

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Saying hello in a new country can be more complicated than just learning the word for hello. While it is very rude to stick out your tongue when greeting someone in most […]

Travel to Haiti – Episode 455

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Hear about travel to Haiti as the Amateur Traveler talks to Daniel Noll & Audrey Scott from uncorneredmarket.com about travel to this rather ignored Caribbean country. Dan says, “If you are looking […]

Travel to Lisbon, Portugal – Episode 448 Transcript

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transcript of Travel to Lisbon, Portugal – Episode 448 Amateur Traveler Episode #448. Today the Amateur traveler talks about seafood, earthquakes, explorers and Fado music as we go to Lisbon, Portugal. Chris: […]

1,000 Podcasts Later, My 7 Biggest Mistakes

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Without any big fanfare and even without me noticing it, sometime in early December I published my 1,000th podcast episode. I am willing to bet you didn’t notice either as my episodes […]