Amateur Traveler is an award winning audio travel show that focuses primarily on the question: "where should you go next and what should you see, do and eat there?". Amateur Traveler won its creator Chris Christensen a Travel+Leisure SMITTY award as the best independent travel journalist and a Society of American Travel Writers Lowell Thomas Award. It is also used to teach English at Oxford University.
Tom Wilmer’s six-time Lowell Thomas award-winning podcast — recorded live on location across America and around the world — showcases the arts, culture, music, nature, history, science, wine and spirits, brewpubs, the culinary arts and more. He covers nouns and verbs: people, places, things, and action — everything from baseball to exploring South Pacific atolls, and interviewing the "real" Santa Claus in the Arctic. Tom's feature, recorded live at Harland & Wolfe Shipyards in Belfast Northe ...
Hear about a Maine Windjammer as the Amateur Traveler talks to travel writer Sharon Kurtz about her recent experience sailing the coast of Maine on the Lewis R. French.
California Gold Country vintner shares passion for infusing locally sourced botanicalsTom Wilmer による
Cleveland, Tennessee abounds with an array of culinary offerings, and outdoor activities, from hiking and biking and world-class white water rafting.Tom Wilmer による
Ranger Erin Medley offers an overview of Red Clay State Park—honoring the Cherokee Nation.Tom Wilmer による
Hear about travel to The Kimberley region of Western Australia, Broome, and the Gibb River Road as the Amateur Traveler talks to James Schomburgk about this unique destination.
Cambria clock shop owner offers insights about every kind of timepiece, from railroad watches to ancient clocks that previously adorned clock towers in Europe.Tom Wilmer による
Tales of past and present at the popular Chattanooga tourist destination.Tom Wilmer による
From cheese to mead—exploring Marin County's boutique farmers producing artisanal cheese and mead.Tom Wilmer による
Hear about travel to Munich, Germany as the Amateur Traveler talks to Dan from the Zipping Around the World podcast about his recent trips to the capital of Bavaria.
Discover the Tennessee Aquarium and Chattanooga’s experimental whiskey distilleryTom Wilmer による
U.S. Naval commander recalls the war of hearts and Minds in VietnamTom Wilmer による
Hear about travel to Ghana as the Amateur Traveler talks to Jacky Habib from JackyHabib.com about this African country that she fell in love with.
Exploring Chattanooga's Bluff View Art District overlooking the Tennessee River.Tom Wilmer による
an exploration of cool things to do and see in Chattanooga, Tennessee.Tom Wilmer による
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Visually chronicling the XXXII Olympiad and aftermath of the Tōhoku tsunamiTom Wilmer による
Hear about travel to the island of Bermuda as the Amateur Traveler talks to Victoria Heinz about a place where she has spent many special vacations.
Discover how the International Storytelling Center in Tennessee enriches peoples lives close to home and around the worldTom Wilmer による
Historian shares insights about Jonesborough, Tennessee’s oldest town established in 1779.Tom Wilmer による
Discover why Knoxville locals cherish their outdoor activities and thriving culinary sceneTom Wilmer による
Hear about travel to the Island of Mallorca in Spain as the Amateur Traveler talks to Erin Carey from Roam Generation PR about Mallorca and the time she spent anchored off this beautiful island.
Micro-chip shortage has created a thirty percent spike in both new and used car prices.Tom Wilmer による
Hear about travel to Montreux and the Swiss Riviera as the Amateur Traveler talks to Chantal Patton from GrowingUpWithoutBorders.com about her adopted home country.
When George Dennis retired from his career as an American Airlines pilot, he wanted to do something more than just retire. His next mission came along when he noticed an old DC-3 airplane sitting in a field.Tom Wilmer による
Hear about travel to Berlin as the Amateur Traveler talks to Dan Noll and Audrey Scott from uncorneredmarket.com about the city they now call home.
Central Coast non-profit empowers Ugandan school and community.Tom Wilmer による
Correspondent Tom Wilmer visits with Dr. Catherine Person, director of education at the University of Michigan’s Kelsey Museum of Archeology in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The Kelsey specializes in Classical, Egyptian, and Near Eastern archeology and sponsors ongoing field research.Tom Wilmer による
Hear about the best things to do in Oahu as the Amateur Traveler talks to Denny and Nikki from dennyandnikki.com about this Hawaiian Island they recently called home.
Sault Ste Marie, Michigan is situated just about as far north as you can go before bumping in to the Canadian province of Ontario. Actually if you’re paddling your canoe and the wind blows you off course you’ll make landfall in the sister city of Sault Ste Marie, Canada.Tom Wilmer による
Hear about travel to places of interest in Sabah as the Amateur Traveler talks to Howard Stanton from the Tampat Do Aman eco-adventure lodge about his adopted country.
Hear about travel to Adelaide as the Amateur Traveler talks to James Schomburgk about places to visit in South Australia, his home.
Hear about travel to Western Ireland as the Amateur Traveler talks to Adam Ryan about his beautiful country.
Hear about travel to New Hampshire as the Amateur Traveler talks to Cathy Merrifield from NothingButNewEngland.com about her home state.
Hear about travel to Sri Lanka as the Amateur Traveler talks to Mike Powers of SmallOfTheRoad.blogspot.ca about his recent trip to the island nation.
Hear about travel to the Northland in New Zealand as the Amateur Traveler talks to Heather Markel from HeatherBegins.com about the country where she spent the pandemic.
Hear about Rafting the Grand Canyon as the Amateur Traveler talks to patrons of the show Robin Perry and Randy Rohrer about this bucket list trip.
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Hear about travel to the Caribbean on the Windstar Sea Breeze as the Amateur Traveler talks about small ships cruising to St Maarten, Barbados, St Lucia, and Antigua.
Hear about travel to Croatia as the Amateur Traveler talks to Kate McCulley from AdventurousKate.com who recently won an award from Croatia for her writing about the country.
Hear about things to do when you travel to Buenos Aires, Argentina as the Amateur Traveler talks to digital nomad Rax Suen from NomadsUnveiled.com.
Hear about travel to Slovenia as Chris Christensen (the Amateur Traveler) talks about his solo road trip through western Slovenia as a guest of the Slovenia Tourism board.
Hear about things to do when you travel to Cleveland as the Amateur Traveler talks to Daniel Carcioppolo who was born and raised in the city.
Hear about travel to the Pyrenees Mountains in France as the Amateur Traveler talks to Penny Walker from conciergepyrenees.com about the area she now calls home.
Hear about travel to the western part of the Republic of Georgia as the Amateur Traveler talks to Emily Lush from wander-lush.org about the country she now calls home.
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.
Hear about travel to western Tanzania to Katavi National Park and Mahale Mountains National Park as the Amateur Traveler talks to Jen Curran from globeandtribe.com about these less visited destinations.
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.
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.
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.
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.