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TRAVEL TO BATH, ENGLAND - EPISODE 657

Hear about travel to Bath, England as the Amateur Traveler talks to Karen Warren about her new hometown. Karen says, “I am actually...

STRANGE TALES OF WORLD TRAVEL - THIS WEEK IN TRAVEL 249

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Gary Arndt, Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guest:...

 
 
 

UNCRUISE ALASKA - SMALL BOAT ADVENTURE CRUISING

It was obvious that something interesting had just happened. All the people on the bow suddenly moved to the right side of the boat...

LEAVING LAS VEGAS - EXCURSIONS FROM SIN CITY

Photo by Photo Tours Vegas Whether Las Vegas is your favorite destination or just a place with casinos, overpriced drinks and annoying...

 
 
 

THINGS TO DO IN MANILA IN A FEW DAYS

When you come to the Philippines, you will most likely land in what locals call Metro Manila. Metro Manila is a group of 16 municipalities...

TRAVEL TO SLOVENIA - EPISODE 656

Hear about travel to Slovenia as Chris Christensen talks about his recent solo road trip through western Slovenia as a guest of the...

 
 
 

THINGS TO DO IN MANILLA IN A FEW DAYS

When you come to the Philippines, you will most likely land in what locals call Metro Manila. Metro Manila is a group of 16 municipalities...

AT 655 - CANAL CRUISING IN FRANCE

Hear about travel to The Canal du Midi and Carcassonne in southern France as Chris from the Amateur Traveler talks about his recent...

 
 
 

WHAT TO DO IN SLOVENIA

There are moments when you are exploring a new destination that you think, “why didn't anyone tell me about this place before?” For...

AT 564 - TRAVEL TO CURAÇAO

Hear about travel to Curaçao as the Amateur Traveler talks to Wendy Blumenstein-Elliott from adventurousretirement.com about her favorite...

 
 
 

AT 653 - TRAVEL TO THAILAND

Hear about travel to Thailand as the Amateur Traveler talks to Taiss and Rob from togethertowherever.com about the country where they...

AT 652 - ALASKA NATIONAL PARKS

Hear about travel to Alaska's National Parks as the Amateur Traveler talks once again to Gary Arndt about his visits to each of the...

 
 
 

KNOTT'S BERRY FARM AND THE BOYSENBERRY FESTIVAL

A Southern California berry is celebrated at Knott's Berry Farm with a sweet annual festival. The boysenberry is one of a kind which...

CRUISING ON THE CANAL DU MIDI - A LUXURY BARGE CRUISE IN SOUTHERN FRANCE INCLUDING CARCASSONNE

When Pierre-Paul Riquet made plans for a canal in France between the Mediterranean and the Atlantic in the 1600s, it is likely that...

 
 
 

AT 651 - TRAVEL TO SICILY IN ITALY

Hear about travel to the Island of Sicily in Italy as the Amateur Traveler talks to Barbara Riedel from barbaralicious.com about the...

MARTINE INN - PACIFIC GROVE INN, A SPECIAL TREAT FOR RACING FANS

As I wrote about recently, there are surprisingly few hotels on the water on the Monterey Peninsula, and only 3 Inns. We had a chance...

 
 
 

25 THINGS TO DO IN MACEDONIA

Despite its tourism growing at a rapid clip, Macedonia is a relatively unknown and under-appreciated traveling destination. Where is...

TRAVEL TO RAJASTHAN, INDIA - EPISODE 650

Hear about travel to the northern India state of Rajasthan as the Amateur Traveler talks to Dr Pankaj Jain about his native region....

 
 
 

HISTORIC PLACES IN DELHI

Delhi, the vibrant capital of India, is a city steeped in history and culture, yet overflowing with modernity and the never-ceasing...

PLANNING A TRIP TO IRELAND - THIS WEEK IN TRAVEL 248

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Gary Arndt, Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guest:...

 
 
 



Welcome to Georgia

Welcome to Georgia

Georgia – Tbilisi has been the capital city since the fifth century, the country of one of the most ancient histories and cultures in the world. Its special geographical... Read more ...

25 Delicious Places to Eat in NYC

25 Delicious Places to Eat in NYC

Updated : 05/18/2019 | May 18th, 2019 New York City has been my home for close to three years, though I've been coming to the city since I was 16. (Little known nerd fact: My... Read more ...

Sunday's Best Deals: Instant Pot, GreenWorks Gold Box, an Air Fryer, and More

Sunday's Best Deals: Instant Pot, GreenWorks Gold Box, an Air Fryer, and More

A $55 Instant Pot , GreenWorks Gold Box , and an air fryer lead off Sunday's best deals from around the web. Read more ...

The tourism industry of Game of Thrones will exist on far past the series' end

The tourism industry of Game of Thrones will exist on far past the series' end

“All men must die,” as the show's mantra goes, however the tourism industry of Game of Thrones will exist on far past the series' end. The popular show over its eight-season... Read more ...

The Best Tour Companies in Europe in 2019

The Best Tour Companies in Europe in 2019

Posted : 05/18/2019 | May 18th, 2019 Europe is one of the most popular destinations in the world. While I love solo travel as much as the next person - and think Europe is one... Read more ...

Jamaica to host 65th UNWTO Regional Commission for the Americas meeting

Jamaica to host 65th UNWTO Regional Commission for the Americas meeting

The 65th UNWTO Regional Commission for the Americas meeting will be held in Jamaica. This was revealed during the recently held 64th meeting held in Guatemala from 15 to 16... Read more ...

Vietnam's Bamboo Airways plans to operate Taiwan-Ha Long Bay direct flight

Vietnam's Bamboo Airways plans to operate Taiwan-Ha Long Bay direct flight

It was announced by the country's fifth airline that it has plans of boosting tourists from from Taoyuan International Airport in Taiwan to the UNESCO heritage site of Ha Long Bay. Read more ...

The 7 Priciest Tourist Attractions Around the World

The 7 Priciest Tourist Attractions Around the World

Travel attraction ticket provider TicketLens recently conducted a study to uncover the most expensive attractions around the world. The data includes the average entry prices... Read more ...

France welcomed 89.4 million tourists in 2018; tourist spending was €56.2...

France welcomed 89.4 million tourists in 2018; tourist spending was €56.2 billion

France welcomed a total of 89.4 million visitors which is a rise of three per cent from that of 2017. It is now targeting 100 million foreign tourists for 2020. Government's... Read more ...

REI's biggest sale of the year just started - here are 20 of the best deals...

REI's biggest sale of the year just started - here are 20 of the best deals you can find

Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through... Read more ...

Google suspended some business with Huawei after Trump blacklisted the company

Google suspended some business with Huawei after Trump blacklisted the company

Eric Gaillard/File Photo via Reuters Alphabet Inc's Google has suspended business with Huawei that requires the transfer of hardware and software products except those covered... Read more ...