Blog Profile / Amateur Traveler


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Ahoy Chinatown and Little Italy Food Tour – New York City

If you know me, then you know I am. a fan of history. One look at me and any stranger could probably deduce that I am also a fan of food. This […] The post Ahoy Chinatown and Little Italy Food Tour – New York City appeared first on Amateur...Show More Summary

Travel to Albania – Episode 575

Hear about travel to Albania as the Amateur Traveler talks to Dina Rabiner about her visit to the country where she originally went as a Peace Corps volunteer. Dina says, “My first […] The post Travel to Albania – Episode 575 appeared...Show More Summary

5 Spots Tourists Miss In Kyoto

(where should tourists go that they don’t) The ancient capital of Japan, Kyoto, has a stunning number of sites to visit. There are 2,000 temple and shrines alone. Sadly most visitors miss […] The post 5 Spots Tourists Miss In Kyoto appeared...Show More Summary

Visiting Ostia Antica, Rome’s Ancient Seaport with Context Travel – Italy

While the Roman ruins in the heart of Rome like the Colosseum and the Forum may be packed with tourists, a ride out of the city can lead you to some of […] The post Visiting Ostia Antica, Rome’s Ancient Seaport with Context Travel –Show More Summary

10 Places to Visit While You’re in Atlantic City, New Jersey

Atlantic City has remained a popular tourist destination for decades, and with countless new attractions and things to see, it’s likely to stay popular for decades to come. The resort city makes […] The post 10 Places to Visit WhileShow More Summary

Cruise to the Western Mediterranean (Spain, Gibraltar, France, Monaco, Italy) on Holland America’s Westerdam – Episode 574

Hear about a western Mediterranean cruise to Spain, Gibraltar, France, Monaco and Italy on Holland America’s Westerdam where I just attended a press trip. This episode has two parts. In the first […] The post Cruise to the Western Mediterranean...Show More Summary

Cruise Ship Review – Holland America Westerdam

My home away from home over the last couple of weeks has been the Holland America cruise ship Westerdam. The Westerdam is not a large ship by today’s standards, but it […] The post Cruise Ship Review – Holland America Westerdam appeared...Show More Summary

A VIP tour of the Roman Colosseum, Palatine Hill and Forum with LivItaly

On my recent trip to Rome, I wanted to get back to some of the popular sites that I had previously seen like the Roman Colosseum and Forum, but since I had […] The post A VIP tour of the Roman Colosseum, Palatine Hill and Forum withShow More Summary

Travel to the Yukon Territory – Episode 573

Hear about travel to the Yukon Territory in Canada as the Amateur Traveler talks to Stephen Reynolds from Tourism Yukon about a recent trip that I did to his home. Stephen says […] The post Travel to the Yukon Territory – Episode 573...Show More Summary

Brisbane To Birdsville – Queensland Australia Road Trip Itinerary 

Are you ready for an exciting road trip adventure? One of the best ways to see Queensland is on a road trip along the famous Warrego Way from the magnificent capital of […] The post Brisbane To Birdsville – Queensland Australia RoadShow More Summary

“Eclipses and Elephants” – This Week in Travel #227

This Week in Travel – Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Gary Arndt, Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by this week’s guest: Bhaskar Krishnamurthy, photographer and documentary filmmaker of  “Elephants in […] The post “Eclipses...Show More Summary

Street Food Tour – Guanajuato, Mexico

When Tim Leffel, the author of The World’s Cheapest Destinations, moved abroad he bought a house in the historic and beautiful city of Guanajuato Mexico. When the man who wrote the book […] The post Street Food Tour – Guanajuato, Mexico...Show More Summary

What to Pack for Europe

Before you book your trip to see the Roman Colosseum, Notre Dame or Big Ben, here are some things you should put in your bag to make your trip easier. European SIM […] The post What to Pack for Europe appeared first on Amateur Traveler...Show More Summary

Travel to the Lofoten Islands of Norway – Episode 572

Hear about travel to the Lofoten Islands of Norway as the Amateur Traveler talks to David Nikel, author of the Moon guide to Norway, about one of his favorite regions in that […] The post Travel to the Lofoten Islands of Norway – Episode...Show More Summary

The Walt Disney Family Museum – San Francisco, California

The Walt Disney Family Museum: A Place Dedicated To Walt Disney’s Life and Accomplishments My earliest recollection of Walt Disney was watching him introduce “Walt Disney’s Wonderful World of Color” on TV […] The post The Walt Disney...Show More Summary

Travel to Uzbekistan – Episode 571

Hear about travel to Uzbekistan as the Amateur Traveler talks to Latish Sharma about his travels on the Silk Road to ancient cities including Samarkand. Of his travels to Uzbekistan, Latish says, […] The post Travel to Uzbekistan – Episode...Show More Summary

Cruise Departure Day – What to Expect on Your First Cruise

Assuming you’re on a pretty typical cruise, the day you departure day should look something like this: Parking If you’re planning on driving yourself to the cruise port double check that you […] The post Cruise Departure Day – What to...Show More Summary

Travel to Sofia, Bulgaria – Episode 570

Hear about travel to Sofia, Bulgaria as the Amateur Traveler talks to Stephanie Craig from historyfangirl.com about her time in that country. Stephanie says, “I feel like Sofia is magical. The first […] The post Travel to Sofia, Bulgaria...Show More Summary

The Yukon is Cool, Even in the Summer

I expected the landing of the plane to be rough for some reason, probably because we were landing on a river of ice 2,000 feet thick. But instead, when the skis touched […] The post The Yukon is Cool, Even in the Summer appeared first...Show More Summary

Taste of Terroir – A Celebration of Livermore’s Wine Region

Did you know that only 13% of California’s wine is grown in the well-known wine region Napa and Sonoma? California has more than one wine region and one of them, Livermore Valley, […] The post Taste of Terroir – A Celebration of Livermore’s...Show More Summary

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