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Blog Profile / Amateur Traveler


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Filed Under:Lifestyle / Travel
Posts on Regator:2284
Posts / Week:8.9
Archived Since:May 28, 2009

Blog Post Archive

First Time Travel to Tunisia

I wanted to visit Tunisia, a place I’ve never been before, because I wanted to experience their culture and vast historical heritage. I wanted to stay in small towns not too populated […] The post First Time Travel to Tunisia appeared first on Amateur Traveler Travel Podcast.

Keeping Guard at the Citadel – Halifax, Nova Scotia – Daily Photo

The Citadel in Halifax is one of the main attractions in the capital city of Nova Scotia Canada. It is a living history museum where actors play the role of military personnel […] The post Keeping Guard at the Citadel – Halifax, Nova Scotia – Daily Photo appeared first on Amateur Traveler Travel Podcast.

National Park Week – U.S. National Parks by the Numbers

National Park Week is April 19th – 27th this year. To encourage you to take advantage of free admission the National Park Foundation wonders if you know these facts about America’s National […] The post National Park Week – U.S. National Parks by the Numbers appeared first on Amateur Traveler Travel Podcast.

Minutemen – Lexington, Massachusetts – Daily Photo

On April 19th 1775 a small group of minutemen stood here at Lexington, Massachusetts in the way of the British regulars. They were beaten badly which would have been the end of […] The post Minutemen – Lexington, Massachusetts – Daily Photo appeared first on Amateur Traveler Travel Podcast.

Travel to Southwest England – Episode 416

Hear about travel to Southwest England as the Amateur Traveler talks to Edith about her adopted home. This episode will look at the area southwest of Bristol, two hours west of London. […] The post Travel to Southwest England – Episode 416 appeared first on Amateur Traveler Travel Podcast.

High Cathedral of Saint Peter – Trier, Germany – Daily Photo

The High Cathedral of Saint Peter in Trier, Germany is the oldest cathedral in Germany. The stones of it’s oldest section were laid under the supervision of Saint Helena, the mother of […] The post High Cathedral of Saint Peter – Trier, Germany – Daily Photo appeared first on Amateur Traveler Travel Podcast.

What Makes Good Travel Writing?

The Lede  “Don’t worry said the turbaned man, that snake around your daughters neck is not venomous.” That was the example sentence my instructor used to teach us the value of a […] The post What Makes Good Travel Writing? appeared first on Amateur Traveler Travel Podcast.

Alzette River Valley – Luxembourg City, Luxembourg – Daily Photo

Luxembourg City lies in a bend in the Alzette River, high on a bluff above the river. The river helped in defense of the city in previous days. Now it just gives […] The post Alzette River Valley – Luxembourg City, Luxembourg – Daily Photo appeared first on Amateur Traveler Travel Podcast.

Remembering 100 Years Since WWI in Flanders Field

Seeing my last name, Christensen, on one of the smooth white marble headstones gave me pause. Walking through the American Cemetery at Flanders Field, I was not expecting to discover some long […] The post Remembering 100 Years Since WWI in Flanders Field appeared first on Amateur Traveler Travel Podcast.

Artists on Montmartre – Paris, France – Daily Photo

Montmartre is one of my favorite neighborhoods in Paris and it is street scenes like this that make it so. The post Artists on Montmartre – Paris, France – Daily Photo appeared first on Amateur Traveler Travel Podcast.

Travel to Riga, Latvia – Episode 415

Hear about travel to Riga, Latvia as the Amateur Traveler talks again to Spud Hilton, the travel editor for the San Francisco Chronicle, about his recent trip there. Latvia is one of […] The post Travel to Riga, Latvia – Episode 415 appeared first on Amateur Traveler Travel Podcast.

“Blue Lady” Kensington Market Street Mural – Toronto, Ontario – Daily Photo

Kensington Market is a colorful and bohemian neighborhood in Toronto which has many large street murals like this one. While you are there stop at Wanda’s Pie in the Sky for lunch. […] The post “Blue Lady” Kensington Market Street Mural – Toronto, Ontario – Daily Photo appeared first on Amateur Traveler Travel Podcast.

8 Unique Summer Camps for Kids

Summer is right around the corner which means the search for an interesting and fun summer camp is well underway.  If you think all that’s available involves dodging mosquitos and making macaroni […] The post 8 Unique Summer Camps for Kids appeared first on Amateur Traveler Travel Podcast.

Chapel at the U.S. Naval Academy – Annapolis, Maryland – Daily Photo

The Chapel at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland is a popular place for midshipmen to get married. It is also a National Historic Landmark and the final resting place for […] The post Chapel at the U.S. Naval Academy – Annapolis, Maryland – Daily Photo appeared first on Amateur Traveler Travel Podcast.

Book Review: “Under Magnolia” by Frances Mayes

Going home or returning to the place where one grows up evokes particular memories. In Under Magnolia: A Southern Memoir, Frances Mayes takes her readers on a journey through her childhood in […] The post Book Review: “Under Magnolia” by Frances Mayes appeared first on Amateur Traveler Travel Podcast.

Preparing for a Conference as a Travel Blogger

I have a number of travel conferences that I am scheduled to attend this year: Canada Media Marketplace, TBEX, VEMEX, Adventure and Travel, TMX, NMX,SATW, etc.Each conference has it’s own style but […] The post Preparing for a Conference as a Travel Blogger appeared first on Amateur Traveler Travel Podcast.

Air Aircraft Gun on the USS Red Oak Victory Ship – Richmond, California – Daily Photo

The USS Red Oak Victory Ship is one of only 3 ships of this type left over from WWII. The Liberty Ships and Victory ships where built in the hundreds in record […] The post Air Aircraft Gun on the USS Red Oak Victory Ship – Richmond, California – Daily Photo appeared first on Amateur Traveler Travel Podcast.

Travel to Nova Scotia – Episode 414

Hear about travel to Nova Scotia as the Amateur Traveler talks to Sherry Ott about her recent trip to this province in Eastern Canada. Sherry returns to to the show to talk […] The post Travel to Nova Scotia – Episode 414 appeared first on Amateur Traveler Travel Podcast.

Taking a Break from Climbing a Pyramid – Coba, Mexico – Daily Photo

These two intrepid travelers take a break from climbing a pyramid in Coba, Mexico. No handrails, one rope to help you and uneven steps. I don’t blame them. Also this pyramid is […] The post Taking a Break from Climbing a Pyramid – Coba, Mexico – Daily Photo appeared first on Amateur Traveler Travel Podcast.

5 Great Road Trips

I asked some of my travel blogger colleagues for their suggestions on great road trips and received these excellent ideas:  Christina Saull (@MiddleSeatView) from myviewfromthemiddleseat.com  Coastal Maine U.S. Route 1 stretches the […] The post 5 Great Road Trips appeared first on Amateur Traveler Travel Podcast.

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