Travel with Rick StevesAuthor: Rick Steves
07 Jul 2022

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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    680 The Last Cowboys; Perfect Day California; American Bald Eagle

    New York Times reporter John Branch tells us how one family in southern Utah keeps a cowboy tradition alive at rodeos across the West. Chris Baker recommends itineraries for scenic road trips and sites to explore across California. Plus, Jack Davis pays tribute to the American bald eagle, whose recovery from the brink of extinction is an environmental success story that can inspire everyone.

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

  • Posted on 02 Jul 2022

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    529a Newfoundland Tour; Canada Day; Drink Dat New Orleans

    Explore what Canada has to offer! Newfoundland's Alan Doyle recommends sights to enjoy the rugged beauty of his Atlantic island home. Comedian and author Rick Mercer shares some of his favorite places to enjoy across Canada. Plus, raise a glass to New Orleans as Elizabeth Pearce unveils how to appreciate the history of America's most "spirited city" through the kinds of cocktails it serves.

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

  • Posted on 25 Jun 2022

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    679 Nordic Roots; Dutch Towns; Bridge to Nicaragua

    Hear how the characters of Nordic mythology can help you better understand the past, and how they influence the epic tales that entertain us today. Discover Dutch towns to explore beyond Amsterdam where you can view technological marvels as well as medieval charm. Also, find out how tourism in Nicaragua is trying to rebound from multiple setbacks, one rural homestay at a time.

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

  • Posted on 18 Jun 2022

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    567a Hokkaido; Arctic Solitaire; Bloomsday in Dublin

    Get tips from an American-Japanese author for experiencing the rugged allure of Japan's northern island of Hokkaido. Then hear from a nature photographer what it's like to spend a summer boating up Hudson Bay in search of polar bears. And learn all about how Dubliners celebrate Bloomsday — good fun even if you still haven't finished Ulysses.

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

  • Posted on 11 Jun 2022

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    678 Hiking in England; British Footnotes; High Tea in London

    Two English tour guides discuss a time-honored way to enjoy the British countryside: "rambling" along Britain's well-marked system of hiking trails. Then author Peter Fiennes describes his cross-country journeys in the footsteps of great British writers, and what his travels revealed about how much the UK has changed in recent years. And Rick learns about the rightfully revered tradition of afternoon tea — and the best places to make it an occasion in London.

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  • Posted on 04 Jun 2022

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