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Dreaming of My 2014 Travels: Venice

Rick Steves | Posted 04.14.2014 | Travel
Rick Steves

In May I'll give myself a little vacation. This year, I'm booked on our Best of Europe in 21 Days Tour--the same route I drove in my minibus back in t...

Dreaming of My 2014 Travels: Germany

Rick Steves | Posted 04.14.2014 | Travel
Rick Steves

In May I'll give myself a little vacation. This year, I'm booked on our Best of Europe in 21 Days Tour--the same route I drove in my minibus back in t...

Dreaming of My 2014 Travels: Amsterdam

Rick Steves | Posted 04.11.2014 | Travel
Rick Steves

In May I'll give myself a little vacation. After 25 years of guiding our bus tours, I decided to retire from that 10 years ago and simply enjoy the am...

Dreaming of My 2014 Travels: Best of Europe Tour

Rick Steves | Posted 04.11.2014 | Travel
Rick Steves

I've been giddier than usual this week as I'm finalizing my travel plans for 2014. I've got an amazing itinerary promising four months of fun and lear...

Dreaming of My 2014 Travels: Verona, Padua, and Ravenna

Rick Steves | Posted 04.11.2014 | Travel
Rick Steves

I've been giddier than usual this week as I'm finalizing my travel plans for 2014. I've got an amazing itinerary promising four months of fun and lear...

Dreaming of My 2014 Travels: Cinque Terre

Rick Steves | Posted 04.10.2014 | Travel
Rick Steves

I've been giddier than usual this week as I'm finalizing my travel plans for 2014. I've got an amazing itinerary promising four months of fun and learning, and there'll be lots of great new information to share.

Dreaming of Barcelona

Rick Steves | Posted 04.10.2014 | Travel
Rick Steves

I've been giddier than usual this week as I'm finalizing my travel plans for 2014. I've got an amazing itinerary promising four months of fun and lear...

Dreaming of My 2014 Travels: Portugal

Rick Steves | Posted 04.09.2014 | Travel
Rick Steves

I've been giddier than usual this week as I'm finalizing my travel plans for 2014. I've got an amazing itinerary promising four months of fun and lear...

Dreaming of My 2014 Travels

Rick Steves | Posted 04.07.2014 | Travel
Rick Steves

I've been giddier than usual this week as I'm finalizing my travel plans for 2014. I've got an amazing itinerary promising four months of fun and lear...

Free Eurail Passes! (If You Donate to Bread for the World)

Rick Steves | Posted 04.04.2014 | Travel
Rick Steves

Here's an exciting chance to support a good cause as part of your upcoming travels. To recognize our rail-pass sales success last year, Rail Europe ha...

Rick Steves Can Yodel

Rick Steves | Posted 04.03.2014 | Travel
Rick Steves

This year I capped our annual tour alumni reunion and guide summit by sharing my "Irreverent History of Europe Through the Back Door" talk. (Watch fu...

Our Rick Steves Audio Europe App Just Got Much Much Better

Rick Steves | Posted 03.25.2014 | Travel
Rick Steves

I have a lot of fun and rewarding projects on my desk--and one that I am particularly passionate about is our free app, "Rick Steves Audio Europe" (sh...

Flash-Packing through Europe

Rick Steves | Posted 03.24.2014 | Travel
Rick Steves

Exactly one generation ago, I was giving talks all over town for free to let people dreaming about European travel know how to travel smart...and to t...

Talking Up Iran in Oklahoma City

Rick Steves | Posted 03.18.2014 | Travel
Rick Steves

In 2009, public television stations across the country aired a one-hour special I produced about Iran. My goal: to offer a candid and humanizing look ...

My New Travel Lectures: Streaming for Free LIVE on March 22

Rick Steves | Posted 03.13.2014 | Travel
Rick Steves

A big project for me this month has been sorting through my favorite travel photos from the last five years and radically updating my slideshows on m...

What's New in Germany for 2014

Rick Steves | Posted 03.10.2014 | Travel
Rick Steves

As part of our annual guidebook updating process, we assemble a series of "what's new" articles for each region in Europe. This is the last in a serie...

What's New in Great Britain in 2014

Rick Steves | Posted 03.07.2014 | Travel
Rick Steves

For travelers, Great Britain is a work in progress, richly rewarding those who visit with up-to-date information. Here are a few important changes to be aware of for 2014.

What's New in France in 2014

Rick Steves | Posted 03.05.2014 | Travel
Rick Steves

As part of our annual guidebook updating process, we assemble a series of "what's new" articles for each region in Europe. This is the second in a ser...

What's New in Italy in 2014

Rick Steves | Posted 03.03.2014 | Travel
Rick Steves

We get thousands of tips and feedback emails each year from our travelers. People who use our guidebooks know they are the most lovingly updated on th...

Dreaming of a Trip to Europe in 2014?

Rick Steves | Posted 02.27.2014 | Travel
Rick Steves

Join me and my top travel teachers on Saturday, March 22nd for my spring Travel Festival. This free, all-day, live European travel webcast includes t...

Traveling the USA -- and Enjoying In-Depth Interviews With the Local Media

Rick Steves | Posted 02.26.2014 | Travel
Rick Steves

While I've never tallied it up, I imagine I spend 30 or 40 days a year traveling throughout the USA, visiting public television stations and giving le...

A Storm of Images that Show how Great Work Makes Great Travel

Rick Steves | Posted 02.24.2014 | Travel
Rick Steves

Last week, all 90 of us at Rick Steves' Europe headquarters in Edmonds, Washington, gathered for our annual all-day, all-staff meeting. I kick the day...

Silly Emails

Rick Steves | Posted 02.18.2014 | Travel
Rick Steves

Over the course of a year, my staff answers thousands and thousands of emails. Our goal this year is to have our one-on-one travel consulting time mor...

Rick Steves Drinking Game

Rick Steves | Posted 02.17.2014 | Travel
Rick Steves

Yes, I know I have favorite words, verbal tics, and trademark clichés that those who read or watch lots of my work find popping up over and over. The...

A New Website in 39 Seconds

Rick Steves | Posted 02.17.2014 | Travel
Rick Steves

Thanks for all your kind and supportive comments about our new website. I'm glad it seems to be a hit. For my staff and me, it is one more powerful wa...