Travel with Rick StevesAuthor: Rick Steves
19 Jun 2021

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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    642 Turkish Market; Tour Industry; Inclusivity

    After learning why a midday stop at the public market is always a good idea in Turkey, get an insider's look at how the tour industry is rebuilding itself as Rick and the head of Perillo Tours compare notes on what the road to normalcy looks like for their companies. And New York Times travel writer Tariro Mzezewa examines what "inclusivity" really means for African-American travelers.

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

  • Posted on 19 Jun 2021

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    641 Finding Europe in America; Cruise Ship Nightmare; Iceland Backcountry

    Get ideas and tips from TV host Samantha Brown for finding little corners of Europe in the New World, then hear an author's dramatic firsthand account of a near catastrophe on a cruise ship caught powerless in a freak winter storm off the coast of Norway. And a tour guide takes us to the wild, windy, and wonder-inspiring backcountry of Iceland.

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

  • Posted on 12 Jun 2021

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    640 Invisible City; Under the Wave at Waimea

    There's an invisible layer to the city where you live. It's meant to make your life easier, but is easy to overlook. Roman Mars of the podcast "99% Invisible" helps us examine how our urban environments are designed. And author Paul Theroux tells us how he explores getting older and the surfing culture near his home on Oahu's North Shore in his latest novel, "Under the Wave at Waimea." 

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

  • Posted on 05 Jun 2021

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    554a Why I Love Rome; Garden Lust; Mountain Switzerland

    There's something about the city of Rome that lets you know you get to be part of its incredible history. On the next Travel with Rick Steves, we'll hear how the locals love their city, even with all its flaws. The author of "Garden Lust" tells us about his favorite contemporary botanical gardens around the world. And we get advice for hiking and touring in the Swiss Alps.

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

  • Posted on 29 May 2021

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    639 Mid-American Feast; All the Way to the Tigers; Feedback

    Enjoy a picnic of comfort foods from the American Midwest, as Matthew Gavin Frank describes a few of his favorites. Author Mary Morris tells us what she discovered on a challenging winter trip to central India, when she decided to travel "All the Way to the Tigers." And listeners share recommendations and feedback with Rick from what they've heard on recent episodes of the show.

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

  • Posted on 22 May 2021

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