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For the love of travel: The Amateur Traveler Story


Book: Poland by James Michner

Tool: Maps.Me

Community: Lonely Planet’s Thorntree Forum

Community: Trip Advisor Forum

Community: Gary’s Arndt’s Everything Everywhere Facebook group


Chris Christensen is the host of the Amateur Traveler, which is an award winning online travel show that focuses primarily on travel destinations. It includes a weekly audio podcast, a video podcast, and a blog.   In 2014, Chris won a Lowell Thomas Award for Travel Journalism from the Society of American Travel Writers and was called the “Best Independent Travel Journalist” by Travel & Leisure Magazine in their annual SMITTY Awards.   CONNECT WITH CHRIS   Website:

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