Amateur Traveler Travel Podcast

Chris Christensen

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Since 2005 Amateur Traveler has been talking about a different destination every week. It covers destinations all of the world with an emphasis on culturally rich travel. Learn more about your world.

Amateur Traveler won its creator Chris Christensen a Travel+Leisure award as the "best independent travel journalist".

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814 episodes

AT#813 - Travel to London, England

Hear about travel to London, England, as the Amateur Traveler talks to Julie from ALadyInLondon.com about her adopted hometown.

52m
Aug 13
AT#812 - Travel to the South Tyrol, Italy

Hear about travel to South Tyrol, Italy as the Amateur Traveler talks to Lynne Nieman about this beautiful region in northern Italy. 

36m
Aug 06
AT#811 - Hiking the Alta Via 1 in the Dolomites in Italy

Hear about hiking the Alta Via 1 in the Dolomites in northern Italy as the Amateur Traveler talks to Morgan Fielder from CraveThePlanet.com about a multi-day hike she has taken more than once.

48m
Jul 30
AT#810 - Driving the Natchez Trace Parkway

Hear about driving the Natchez Trace Parkway in Tennessee, Alabama, and Mississippi as the Amateur Traveler talks to journalist and southerner Kristin Luna.

43m
Jul 23
Travel to Iraq Kurdistan - Episode 809

Hear about travel to Kurdistan in northern Iraq as the Amateur Traveler talks to Mansoureh Farahani from travelwithmansoureh.com about her travels in this off-the-beaten-path destination.

44m
Jul 16
AT#808 - Travel to Silicon Valley, California

Hear about travel to the Silicon Valley (Santa Clara Valley) of California and San Jose as the Amateur Traveler talks about his hometown of 38 years.

44m
Jul 09
AT#807 - Travel to the Jaén province of Andalucia, Spain

Hear about travel to the Jaén province of Andalucia Spain as the Amateur Traveler talks to Molly Sears-Piccavey who lives in Andalucia.

50m
Jul 02
AT#806 - Travel to Havana, Cuba

Hear about travel to Havana Cuba as the Amateur Traveler talks to Talek Nates, a Cuban-American, about the capital of the country of her ancestors.

50m
Jun 25
AT#713 - Travel to Brittany France

Hear about things to do when you travel to the Brittany region of France as the Amateur Traveler talks to Kristin Montgomery from GrowingGlobalCitizens.com about this less-touristed corner of the country.

49m
Jun 18
AT#805 - Travel to Queretaro, Mexico

Hear about things to do when you travel to Queretaro, Mexico as the Amateur Traveler talks to Ray Blakney about his adopted Mexican home.

46m
Jun 11
AT#804 - Travel to Hanoi and Northern Vietnam

Hear about travel to northern Vietnam as the Amateur Traveler talks to Paul B. Kennedy from VietnamTravelWithUs.com about the country he has adopted as home.

57m
Jun 04
AT#803 - Travel to Death Valley National Park

Hear about travel to Death Valley National Park in California as the Amateur Traveler talks to former park ranger Jeff Ohlfs about the largest of the national parks in the continental United States.

56m
May 28
AT#802 - Travel to the South of Iceland

Hear about travel to the South of Iceland as the Amateur Traveler talks to hotelier Friðrik Pálsson about his native land.

53m
May 21
Everything-Everywhere - King Tutankhamun

A sample episode of my friend Gary Arndt's Everything-Everywhere podcast

11m
May 19
AT#801 - Tennessee Road Trip

Hear about a Tennessee Road Trip as the Amateur Traveler talks to Stephanie Craig from HistoryFanGirl.com about a recent family trip across the Volunteer State.

57m
May 14
Travel to Alaska in Winter - Episode 800

Hear about travel to Alaska in winter as the Amateur Traveler talks to Sherry Ott from OttsWorld.com about the state that has captured her heart.

1h 1m
May 07
AT#711 - Travel to Bosnia (Repeat)

Hear about travel to Bosnia and Herzegovina as the Amateur Traveler talks to Kenan from Highlander Adventures about his country.

1h 1m
Apr 30
AT#799 - Travel to Yosemite National Park

Hear about travel to Yosemite National Park and the region as the Amateur Traveler talks to travel writer and California native Jill Robinson about her experiences in the park.

50m
Apr 23
AT#798 - Travel to Cyprus

Hear about travel to Cyprus as the Amateur Traveler talks to Audrey Scott and Daniel Noll of UncorneredMarket.com about their active Cyprus itinerary.

55m
Apr 16
AT#797 - Travel to Wellington, New Zealand

Hear about things to do in Wellington, New Zealand  as the Amateur Traveler talks to Kate from KateAbroad.com about her former home.

51m
Apr 09
AT#796 - Travel to Antigua and Barbuda

Hear about travel to the island nation of Antigua and Barbuda as the Amateur Traveler talks to former park ranger Jeff Ohlfs about his recent trip. 

47m
Apr 02
AT#795 - Travel to Guatemala

Hear about traveling to Guatemala as the Amateur Traveler talks to Susan Metenosky from brooklyntropicali.com about this Central American country that keeps drawing her back.

39m
Mar 26
AT#794 - Texas Hill Country Road Trip

Hear about a Texas Hill Country Road Trip as the Amateur Traveler talks to Michael Desrosiers from the Attempt Adventure Podcast about his home state.

42m
Mar 19
AT#793 - Travel to the Coast of Morocco

Hear about travel to the Atlantic coast of Morocco from Casablanca, thru Essaouira, to Agadir as the Amateur Traveler talks to Amanda Ponzio-Mouttaki  from marocmama.com about this country she calls home.

50m
Mar 12
AT#792 - Travel to Tenerife

Hear about a one-week itinerary for Tenerife as the Amateur Traveler talks to Justin Barnes from justinandcrystal.com about the Spanish island he called home.

50m
Mar 05
AT#791 - Travel to Abruzzo, Italy

Hear about travel to the region of Abruzzo in Italy as the Amateur Traveler talks to Jackie Parsons about an area where she leads hiking and culinary tours.

43m
Feb 26
AT#790 - Travel to the Quebec Maritime

Hear about travel to Quebec Maritime as the Amateur Traveler talks to Margarita Ibbott from DownShiftingPro.com about her recent trips to Quebec's maritime "thumb".

54m
Feb 19
AT#789 - Travel to Estonia

Hear about travel to Estonia as the Amateur Traveler talks to Betty Reed from BettyReedWrites.com about her recent trip to this Baltic country.

41m
Feb 12
AT#788 - Travel to Amsterdam

Hear about travel to Amsterdam in the Netherlands as the Amateur Traveler talks to Jessica from AWanderlustForLife.com about her adopted home.

49m
Feb 05
AT#787 - Travel to Saint Croix

Hear about travel to St Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands as the Amateur Traveler talks to Kat Roy and Phil Shantz from stayingafloatblog.com about their trip to this tropical island.

1h 5m
Jan 29