Amateur Traveler Travel Podcast

by Chris Christensen

The Amateur Traveler is an online travel show that focuses primarily on travel destinations and the best places to travel to. It covers everything from knowing what to put on your Chicago dog when you go to the Windy City to swimming with whales in Tonga.


Latest Episodes

AT#758 - Travel to Benin

Hear about travel to the West African country of Benin as the Amateur Traveler talks to Rachel Decoste who traveled there as part of a journey to discover her roots.

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Posted on 12 June 2021 | 2:00 pm

AT#757 - Travel to Western Tanzania

Hear about travel to western Tanzania to Katavi National Park and Mahale Mountains National Park as the Amateur Traveler talks to Jen Curran from about these less visited destinations.

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Posted on 5 June 2021 | 2:00 pm

AT#756 - Travel to Florida's Space Coast

Hear about travel to Florida's Space Coast as the Amateur Traveler talks to Stacey Marmolejo about the area of the coast near Cape Canaveral.

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Posted on 29 May 2021 | 2:00 pm

AT#755 - Travel to the Galapagos Islands, Ecuador

Hear about travel to the Galapagos Islands as Chris Christensen, the Amateur Traveler himself, talks about a live-aboard cruise of the Galapagos Islands on Quasar Expeditions M/V Evolution.

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Posted on 22 May 2021 | 2:00 pm

AT#754 - Travel to the Great Bear Rainforest, British Columbia

Hear about travel to the Great Bear Rainforest in British Columbia as the Amateur Traveler talks to award-winning photographer Susan Portnoy about her visit to this remote and beautiful corner of Canada.

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Posted on 15 May 2021 | 2:00 pm

AT#655 - Canal Cruising in France (Repeat)

Here about a trip on the Canal du Midi in the south of France including the medieval city of Carcassonne. What cruising on a luxury hotel barge is like.

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Posted on 8 May 2021 | 2:00 pm

AT#753 - Travel to Big Bend National Park and Southwestern Texas

Things to do and see in Big Bend National Park, Big Bend Ranch State Park, Alpine, and Marfa, Texas. This is an area of open space, mountains, and desert along the U.S.'s southern border.

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Posted on 1 May 2021 | 2:00 pm

AT#752 - Travel to Jordan

Jordan is a country with crusader castles, canyoneering, the lost city of Petra, Roman ruins, Bedouin camps, deserts, and the Dead Sea. 

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Posted on 24 April 2021 | 2:00 pm

AT#751 - Travel to Rome, Italy

Hear about travel to Rome, Italy as the Amateur Traveler talks to Gary Arndt from about travel to the eternal city.

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Posted on 17 April 2021 | 2:00 pm