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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Kansas City, Missouri – Great American Road Trip

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Kansas City, Missouri We spent a weekend in Kansas City with the excuse of seeing the San Francisco Giants play the Kansas City Royals in what we now know was a preview […]

Alligators and Airboats – Amateur Traveler Video #76

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Visit the bayou outside Lake Charles Louisiana with the Amateur Traveler. This video shows a trip with Grosse Savanne Eco-Tours as well as a visit to Airboats Rides and Alligators. Both are […]

Travel to Iran – Episode 435 Transcript

Transcript of Travel to Iran – Episode 435 Chris: Amateur Traveler, Episode 435. It was called by George W. Bush part of the Axis of Evil; yet, we have talked to travelers […]

Travel to Vermont – Episode 440

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Hear about travel to Vermont as the Amateur Traveler talks to Dana Freeman of about her adopted home state. Dana has lived in Vermont for 14 years and someday her children’s […]

My Introduction to Geocaching

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Bragi said, “it should be right around here”. He looked again at the app on his phone that showed the distance counting down. He started uncovering rocks looking for one that showed […]

Rainbow at Skogafoss – Iceland – Photo

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On the south coast of Iceland is the beautiful waterfall Skogafoss. Yes, that is redundant because foss means waterfall. At around noon on a summer day, the waterfall catches the sun to […]

Travel to Luxembourg – Episode 434 Transcript

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Transcript of Travel to Luxembourg – Episode 434 Chris Christensen: Amateur Traveler episode 434, today the Amateur Traveler talks about the one of the smallest but beautiful countries in Europe that used […]

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 Priceline Hotels – Select your Exact Hotel or […]