Christopher Klein is an author and freelance writer specializing in history, travel, and sports. His lively stories seek to sweep away the cobwebs from the dusty corners of our collective history and explore fascinating locales a little off the beaten path. Christopher is a frequent contributor to the travel pages of The Boston Globe and the Globe-trotting blog on Boston.com. His articles have also appeared in National Geographic Traveler, The Boston Globe Magazine, The Boston Phoenix, Red Sox Magazine, GO (AirTran's in-flight magazine), AAA Horizons, The Patriot Ledger, St. Petersburg Times, New England Travel, AmericanHeritage.com, and ESPN.com. His blog, HubTrotter (http://hubtrotter.blogspot.com), covers travel and history topics in Boston and beyond.