05/04/2015 04:12 pm ET Updated May 04, 2016

Rick Steves Audio Europe: An Ancient Seduction in Athens

Warning: This video includes ancient nudity and general horniness! Along with updating my guidebooks when I travel, I enjoy giving my audio tours a "road test". My audio tour co-author Gene Openshaw and I are always looking for ways to make the 45 tours in our Rick Steves Audio Europe™ app smoother and easier than ever. In Athens this past week, I've listened to myself whispering in my ear for four tours, and they all work great. As much as I love guidebooks, a museum or sight is much easier to enjoy when you can listen while gazing at what you came to see, instead of looking down and reading from a book. Here's a two-minute sample (recorded on my iPhone) starring Aphrodite, Pan and Eros.

In April, we improved and expanded our free Rick Steves Audio Europe app. If you've got the old one, be sure to update it with the latest version (2.2 Apple; 2.0 Android) before your next trip! You can find the app here: