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Chris Christensen
Works at BloggerBridge.com
Attended Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)
Lives in San Jose, CA
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Hear about travel to Barcelona as we talk about what to do, see and eat in Spain's second largest city. Neighborhoods, tapas, festivals and Gaudi.
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What you can expect when you travel to the Maldives and what to do in this tropical paradise. Travel to the Maldives - Amateur Traveler Episode 500.
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Good day Mr. Christensen, I would like some information in regards to travelling and destinations. Please email me at alexanderkenjupp@gmail.com
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What to do, see and eat when you travel to San Diego. A transcript of an interview about this beautiful Southern California city.
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This Hangout On Air is hosted by Chris Christensen. The live video broadcast will begin soon.
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Cincinnati, Ohio Our final stop on our Great American Road Trip was in Cincinnati, Ohio. Cincinnati was our final destination so that we could attend a friend’s wedding. In fact, for listeners …
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http://asia.amateurtraveler.com/travel-to-guizhou-china/

Hear about travel to Guizhou China as the Amateur Traveler talks to travel writer Gina Czupka from thistimetomorrow.net about her trip to this off the beaten path destination.

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Travel to Guizhou China is less popular than Beijing or Shanghai but will connect you with a more authentic and beautiful view of China. Hear about it here.
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transcript of Travel to the Dominican Republic – Episode 495 Chris: Amateur Traveler episode 495. Today the Amateur Traveler talks about beaches and Christopher Columbus, merengue and bachata as we go to …
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Hear about travel to the Maldives Islands as the Amateur Traveler talks to Jennifer Dombrowski of luxeadventuretraveler.com about her visit to this tropical paradise.


What you can expect when you travel to the Maldives and what to do in this tropical paradise. Travel to the Maldives - Amateur Traveler Episode 500.
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To look for the best noise canceling headphones, we review models from different brands.
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Louisville, Kentucky Our fifth stop on our Great American Road Trip was in Louisville, Kentucky. This was our most ambitious day of the trip. In one day we visited Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage, …
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Nashville, Tennessee Our fourth stop on our Great American Road Trip was in Nashville Tennessee. On every road trip you have to make certain choices. Our trip to Nashville on the Great …
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transcript of Travel to the Aeolian Islands – Episode 493 Chris: Amateur Traveler, Episode 493. Today the Amateur Traveler talks about quaint fishing villages and smoldering volcanoes as we travel in the …
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Work
Occupation
Software Executive / Programmer
Employment
  • BloggerBridge.com
    CEO, 2013 - present
    BloggerBridge.com is a web site that helps companies and content creators find each other.
  • Amateur Traveler
    CEO, 2005 - present
  • PayNearMe.com
    Software Engineer, 2012 - 2013
  • TripAdvisor
    Director of Engineering for New Initiatives, 2010 - 2012
  • LiveWorld
    EVP Engineering and Operations, 1996 - 2010
  • Apple Inc.
    Software Manager, 1992 - 1996
  • Momenta
    Software Manager, 1989 - 1992
  • Hewlett-Packard
    Software Manager, 1984 - 1989
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Currently
San Jose, CA
Previously
Salinas, CA - Troy, NY
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Introduction
Chris Christensen is the host of the Amateur Traveler. The Amateur Traveler is an online travel show that focuses primarily on travel destinations and what are the best places to travel to. It includes both a weekly audio podcast, a video podcast, and a blog.  

By day Chris works in high tech, and is currently at the startup PayNearMe.com.

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The Amateur Traveler:
    •    1.5+ million travel podcast downloads in 2010
    •    The Chicago Sun Times included the show in their list of 10 “Best travel sites”.
    •    Oxford University uses the Amateur Traveler to teach English as a second language.
    •    Men’s Journal says: “One of the 4 best adventure travel podcasts”
    •    Best Life Magazine named the Amateur Traveler one of the 10 best podcasts on the internet.
    •    Nominated for a People's Choice Podcast Award in 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012.
    •    Popular Vote Winner for a Lonely Planet Blog Award 2009 in the Podcasting category.
    •    Named in a study as one of the "50 Most Influential Independent Travel Blogs"
 
Bragging rights
2 kids, 31 years of marriage, popular travel podcast
Education
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)
  • Salinas High School
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Male