transcript of Cruising to Cuba ? Episode 509 Chris: Amateur Traveler episode 509. Today the Amateur Traveler talks about beautiful beaches and historic plazas, musicians and artists, old cars and mojitos as […]
Visit the Watkins Glen International Raceway with the Amateur Traveler: This video shows driving this Grand Prix NASCAR track as part of the “Drive the Glen” activity. You can pay $25 to […]
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My first trip to the Finger Lakes and Western Central New York was eventful. On the way to a friend?s wedding on a rainy day in the 1980s, there was a missed […]
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Hear about travel to Far West China (Xinjiang) as theAmateur Traveler talks to Josh Summers from FarWestChina.com about his adopted home where China meets Central Asia. Josh says, “there’s a lot about […]
You?ve arrived in Amsterdam, checked into your hotel, and are hungry for some Dutch culinary delights. But where and how do the locals dine, and how do they do it on a budget? Amsterdam locals know the ins and outs of Amsterdam dining on the cheap. Here are some tips on how to save what » Read more
When visiting Berlin, you?ll no doubt want to get your shop on in one of Europe?s trendiest cities. Whether it?s a mainstream mall, posh shopping boulevard, a little mom and pop shop, trendy boutique, or a gigantic flea market, Berlin offers plenty of opportunities to shop ’til you drop. But how can you pick out » Read more
Heading to Amsterdam and looking for the best hotel for your budget? We’re about to make your hunt a lot easier. We’ve recently updated our listings of recommended cheap hotels in Amsterdam, and have singled out the following 10 as our top values in the city. It was no easy task — Amsterdam fortunately still » Read more
Our third stop in our budget-friendly tour of the Czech Republic outside Prague is Ceské Budejovice. Ceské Budejovice German name: Budweis First, let’s get one thing straight: It’d be a sin to confuse Ceské Budejovice’s famous beverage with American Bud ?beer.? This city is home to Budweiser Budvar, the globally exported lager. This is the one and only, and » Read more
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Our second stop in our budget-friendly tour of the Czech Republic outside Prague is Franti?kovy Lázne: Franti?kovy Lázne German Name: Franzensbad Much smaller than Pilsen, but known for its equal charm. Franti?kovy Lázne has been a wellness holiday destination for centuries. Goethe himself described it as ?heaven on earth,? and it was the setting for Milan Kundera?s novel, “The » Read more
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Nothing says summer like a great outdoor festival: sunshine, great company, and amazing food or entertainment. Whether you’re looking for a foodie extravaganza or a legendary music festival, check out our summer festival guide for the best summer ever. You will have a great time all across the US. Summer Festival Guide for the Best Summer […]
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In most suburban neighborhoods in developed countries, a common water pollution problem persists. The fresh rainwater from each storm runs from rain gutters, across lawns treated with pesticides, into dirty gutters, and finally down storm drains into rivers and lakes. Planting a rain garden offers an eco-friendly water solution and is a great compliment to […]
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If your child is at all interested in Pokemon cards, football cards, or others, encourage it. What kids learn from trading cards will surprise you. How to get started in playing cards Since the time my sons were 4 and 5 years old, they’ve collected Pokemon cards. Their cousins gave them some. My boys were hooked. Over […]
I was visiting my daughter at the University of Wisconsin in Milwaukee. It was a quick visit, and after lunch, I suggested we visit the Pabst Mansion in Milwaukee. Just weeks earlier, my elementary-aged children were asking how big a “mansion” is. This was a great chance to show them and learn some history too. Can you […]
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Falling icicles kill people all of the time -- especially in Chicago and Russia. In fact, death by icicle goes back to at least 1776. Here are 10 chilling tales of people killed and injured by falling icicles, ice dams, and roof snow.