Travel with Rick StevesAuthor: Rick Steves
24 Jan 2017

Travel with Rick Steves

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A weekly one-hour conversation with guest experts and callers about travel, cultures, people, and the things we find around the world that give life its extra sparkle. Rick Steves is America's leading authority on travel to Europe and beyond. Host and writer of over a hundred public television travel shows and author of 30 best-selling guidebooks, Rick now brings his passion for exploring and understanding our world to public radio. Related travel information and message boards on www.ricksteves.com

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    Saigon; David Suchet; Open Phones: Travel Plans

    Travel writer Dave Fox discusses everyday life as an American in Saigon, then British actor David Suchet explains why this year's 500-year anniversary of the Protestant Reformation is so important — and why London is the world's best city for theater. Plus, listeners get Rick's advice for making the most of their European travel plans for 2017.

    For more information on Travel with Rick Steves - including episode descriptions, program archives and related details - visit www.ricksteves.com.

  • Posted on 21 Jan 2017

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    Cuba on the Line; Trespassing Across America

    Two Americans who've made their living in Cuba shed light on the influence Americans have there, then author Ken Ilgunas describes the 1700-mile trek he made on foot from Alberta to Texas in hopes of getting a local perspective on the proposed Keystone XL pipeline.

    For more information on Travel with Rick Steves - including episode descriptions, program archives and related details - visit www.ricksteves.com.

  • Posted on 14 Jan 2017

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    Greek Food; World's Smartest Travelers; 1,000 Places USA and Canada

    Learn how eating like a Greek could be an ideal way to improve your diet in the new year. Then listen in as consumer-travel advocate Christopher Elliott explains why travel insurance isn't always a good deal, and author Patricia Schultz recommends a thousand places you should plan to see in the US, plus her top picks for places to celebrate Canada's 150th birthday.

    For more information on Travel with Rick Steves - including episode descriptions, program archives and related details - visit www.ricksteves.com.

  • Posted on 07 Jan 2017

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    Fresh Starts: Schultz and Sedaris; Outdoor Adventures; Unseen City

    Authors David Sedaris and Patricia Schultz encourage making travel plans in the new year. Chris Santella recommends getting outdoors for an adrenaline kick heli-skiing in Alaska or a civilized game of golf on the coast of Ireland. Plus, Nate Johnson stirs up our curiosity about urban wildlife from the birds we take for granted to the plants we never noticed.

    For more information on Travel with Rick Steves - including episode descriptions, program archives and related details - visit www.ricksteves.com.

  • Posted on 31 Dec 2016

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    European Christmas

    Friends from Madrid, Rome, London, and Lisbon tell us how they celebrate the yuletide holidays. We'll also hear about small-town festivities in Holland, Austria, Northern Ireland, and Bulgaria.

    For more information on Travel with Rick Steves - including episode descriptions, program archives and related details - visit www.ricksteves.com.

  • Posted on 24 Dec 2016

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