Walking is the platform for life.
Chris Englert, the Walking Traveler, has visited over 51 countries and all 50 states. Usually traveling with her teen daughter and husband, she uncovers what the Guide Books don't tell through 3 blog series and one book:
5 Unusual Things, highlighting unusual ways to enjoy common destinations
Engaging Walks, highlighting great walks around the world
Clever Travel Tips, highlighting tips and tricks to traveling
Travel Magic Postcards, Vignettes from the Walking Traveler
Chris is also Denver's Urban Hiker, and appears in social media under @urbanhikingDEN. Under this moniker, she posts about trails and walks strictly in Denver within the C470 loop. From 71 mile trails to 1-mile neighborhood walks, find the urban hiking content in two places:
Accolades and Publications
Whether speaking, advocating, or leading, Chris eloquently motivates walkers to engage in walking as the platform for life.
"Finding Walking Advocates" | National Walking Summit |Washington, DC.
"Walking Is Every Day" | Kiwanis | Denver, CO
"Promoting Walking thru Social Media" | Walk2Connect | Denver, CO
"Round the World in 30 Days, You Can Too" | Pearson Education WILL Event | Centennial, CO
"Walking with Denver's Bison" | Watchboom.com | Denver, CO
"Where to Hike with Bison" | TravelDudes.org | Denver, CO
"Making Friends while Walking" | Walk2Connect.com | Denver, CO
"Return to the Roaring 20's: Saenger Theatres Then and Now" | Coast Magazine | New Orleans, LA
"Saenger Theatre Comes to Life Again" | Pensacola Magazine | Pensacola, FL
"Take a Hike!" | Pensacola Magazine | Pensacola, FL
"Power Writing for Executive Women" | Ghost Writer | Patricia Westheimer, Scott Foresman and Company
Travel Magic Postcards | Amazon | Denver, CO
Good Neighbor Award | Denver Department of Environmental Health | Denver, CO
Winner: PhotoVoices Photo Contest | Denver Environmental Health | Denver, CO
Faces of Stapleton | Stapleton Forest City | Denver, CO