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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Ford Design Center – Amateur Traveler Video #75

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As part of the 2014 Ford Trends Conference, I was able to visit the  Ford Design Center in Dearborn Michigan. What what Ford does to test their track designs with robots and […]

Travel to the Democratic Republic of the Congo – Episode 433 Transcript

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Transcript of Travel to the Democratic Republic of the Congo – Episode 433 Chris Christensen: Amateur Traveler, Episode 433. Today the amateur traveler talks about night life and gorillas and a slow […]

Dylan Lowe, The Travelling Editor – This Week in Travel 175

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This Week in Travel – Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by this week’s guest: Dylan Lowe from Subscribe on iTunes | Become a Fan on Facebook | Download the […]

Travel to West Sweden – Episode 439

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Danube River Cruises starting at $1,099.00Eurail Sweden Pass Hear about travel to West Sweden as the Amateur Traveler talks to Bret Love from about both his recent trip and my recent […]

Eyjafjallajökull “The Iceland Volcano” – Photo

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Receive A $200 Air Credit Per Couple On 2014 Air Inclusive Europe ToursDanube River Cruises starting at $1,099.00 If you remember the Iceland Volcano that erupted in 2010 and grounded all the […]

Travel to Salzburg, Austria – Episode 432 Transcript

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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.

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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

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Hear about travel to Baltimore, Maryland as the Amateur Traveler talks to Nancy Parode from 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

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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

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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: Priceline Flights – Select your Exact […]