San Francisco, California - Amateur Traveler Episode 159
The Amateur Traveler talks to Richard Miller of the SparkleTack podcast (about San Francisco history) about San Francisco. Richard guides us in a driving/walking tour from west to east. We start at lands end and end up near fisherman's wharf while talking about the sites and history of many of the places in between. This is a great companion episode with the 2 part soundseeing walking tour of San Francisco.
Zimbabwe - Amateur Traveler Episode 158
The Amateur Traveler talks to Alex Lindsay about his adventures in Zimbabwe. Alex has been traveling to Zimbabwe twice a year for a number of years where he has built friendships with the people there including some notable artists and musicians. Alex talks about the struggles of life in Zimbabwe and the beauty of the country and the people.
Seoul, South Korea - Amateur Traveler Episode 157
The Amateur Traveler talks to Rachel about Seoul, South Korea. Rachel is a college student from Hong Kong who studied in Seoul for the Summer. She talks about historic palaces, museums, customs and shopping in this city that she describes as a "kaleidoscope."
Colorado - Amateur Traveler Episode 155
The Amateur Traveler talks to Brad Hugg soon to be the host of the Colorado Podcast about his state. He talks about the citieson teh frontal range and gives us a great circle route that takes in 14ers (peaks over 14 thousand feet), huge sand dunes, buttes, Mesa Verde, and the ski resorts near the continental divide.
Immersive Travel in the USA - Amateur Traveler Episode 154
The Amateur Traveler talks to author Sheryl Kayne about her new book Immersion Travel USA. She talks about volunteer travel, educational travel and other immersive experiences from experiencing zero G to quilting, from climbing frozen waterfalls to counting right whales.
Faroe Islands - Amateur Traveler Episode 153
The Amateur Traveler talkes to Russell about the Faroe islands. The Faroes were named by the National Geographic Traveler as one of the best island destination. Learn about this small rugged green island in the North Atlantic.
Georgia - Amateur Traveler Episode 152
The Amateur Traveler talks to Kim Hatcher from Georgiaâ€™s State Park System about places to see in her home state. Learn about the Blue Ridge mountains, the Okefenokee swamp, rural Georgia and some of the lesser known state parks and historic sites.
Bahamas - Amateur Traveler Episode 150
The Amateur Traveler talks to Lori about traveling to the Bahamas. With 700 islands to chose from there are experiences that range from the big end resorts like Atlantis to private islands to villas (not just for the rich).