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Rick Steves

Rick Steves

Rick Steves ( writes European travel guidebooks and hosts travel shows on public television and public radio. Email him at, or write to him c/o P.O. Box 2009, Edmonds, WA 98020.

Recent Articles By: Rick Steves

rick steves Rick Steves: Exploring Frankfurt, Germany's Hub
September 16, 2014

Clients who just pass through Frankfurt's airport on their way to another destination are missing out. Rick Steves talks what makes this modern German metropolis unique.

rick steves Rick Steves: Scotland's Independent Streak
September 9, 2014

With an independence vote rapidly approaching, Rick Steves takes a comprehensive look at what makes Scotland unique.

rick steves Rick Steves: Roamin' Through Roman Ruins in Provence
September 2, 2014

Many scholars claim the best-preserved Roman buildings are not in Italy, but in France. Here are some quick tips to get the best.

rick steves Rick Steves: Swiss Bliss -- Hiking the Swiss Alps
August 20, 2014

Fortunately, you don't have to be a mountain climber to see the Alps up close. Rick Steves offers some tips for getting around.

Rick Steves: Communicating in Italy
August 12, 2014

Rick Steves finds out that communicating in Italy is more about body language than actual words. Find out how your clients can avoid getting lost in translation.

rick steves Rick Steves: Evolving Lisbon - Trolleys, Fado and Old World Color
August 5, 2014

Portugal's capital city of Lisbon feels to me like Europe's San Francisco -- it has rattling trolleys, a famous suspension bridge, a heritage dominated by a horrific earthquake, and lots of fog. Get some quick tips on what to see and do to share with clients.

rick steves Rick Steves: Being Spontaneous in Your Travels
July 28, 2014

Europe's relatively small size and excellent rail network makes spur-of-the-moment decisions easy.

rick steves Rick Steves: Understanding French Culture
July 18, 2014

Have a client heading to France for the first time? They won't want to miss this primer.

rick steves Rick Steves: A Day Visiting New and Old in Salzburg
July 1, 2014

Recently Rick Steves revisited highlights and found new sights in Salzburg, a Baroque showpiece. Here are some quick tips to share with your clients.

aarhus, denmark Rick Steves: Aarhus, Denmark's Second City
June 17, 2014

A pleasant three-hour train ride from Copenhagen, Aarhus is well worth a stop, Rick Steves reports. Here are some top selling points to share with your clients.