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West Bank Necropolis

Rick Steves | Posted 06.29.2013 | Travel
Rick Steves

Across the Nile from Luxor is a valley with more ancient treasures than any place I've seen. I spent a long day visiting tombs and temples to find the best places for my upcoming TV episodes on Egypt.

Open Letter to Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi

Rick Steves | Posted 06.19.2013 | Travel
Rick Steves

I am a Protestant Christian, and a burden I bear all my life is what's called the "Protestant work ethic." I was just in your wonderful capital city, and my work ethic drives me to make a suggestion.

Party Poolside Back at the Hotel

Rick Steves | Posted 06.16.2013 | Travel
Rick Steves

The typical American traveler to Cairo will need a refuge. While I like to think I'm a rugged traveler, to be honest, I'm able to thoroughly enjoy Cairo only because I have the refuge of a towering international-class hotel.

A Dozen Seaside Bars In Europe

Rick Steves | Posted 12.07.2012 | Travel
Rick Steves

With all the intensity in our domestic and political worlds lately, it's a fine time for an escape -- sunset glinting through the drink in your hand. Let's fantasize about the best seaside bars in Europe.

Go, Greeners, Go

Rick Steves | Posted 08.25.2012 | College
Rick Steves

After a thousand handshakes, hugs, and high fives, I realized I was having the time of my life. The president said no speaker had ever stayed to shake hands like this, and I could sit down and relax.

My Plan To Visit 20 Cities In 20 Days This March

Rick Steves | Posted 04.08.2012 | Travel
Rick Steves

I've long enjoyed middle-America gigs more than my regular stops in bigger cities.