Chris Wilkinson is a resident of Wall, South Dakota where he is the Chief of Interpretation & Education at Minuteman Missile National Historic Site. It is the only National Park unit in the United States dedicated to telling the story of the Cold War as well as the Minuteman Missile's role in that international conflict over the last half of the 20th century. Chris holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Political Science with an emphasis in International Studies from Western Carolina University. His interest in Hungary grew after meeting his wife Krisztina. He has traveled widely in Hungary, visiting all but one county there. He has also done multiple trips to the Balkans, eastern Germany, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Austria, Poland and the Ukraine. He has also visited western Europe several times. His main historical interests include the Austro-Hungarian Empire, the First World War in Eastern Europe and Hungarian history. He is also the author of the blog Europe: Between East and West which focuses on history and travel in Eastern Europe. Keep an eye out in the coming years for more books and articles by Chris about Hungary and Eastern Europe.
Where to find Chris Wilkinson online
A Touch of Imagination: An Intelligent Traveler’s Guide to Hungary
Author Chris Wilkinson explores Hungary, the nation where East meets West in Europe. He takes readers on a journey through its incredible past in a series of enlightening historical and travel essays. Readers learn how Hungary has been built up, conquered and freed, torn apart and stitched together. Why it is constantly on the mend and busting open old wounds. Come along on a fascinating journey.
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