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Travel with Rick Steves

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Travel with Rick Steves
Travel with Rick Steves

Travel with Rick Steves

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

Latest Episodes

587 Cod in Portugal; Eating in Naples; Christmas Travels

Find out why cod is an important comfort food in Portugal, and get a taste of the treats found in Naples and the Campania region of Italy. We'll also hear from listeners on what they enjoy about traveling overseas during the Christmas season, and Rick checks in with an innkeeper in Dingle to learn how the west coast of Ireland gears up for the holidays.

51 MINjust now
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587 Cod in Portugal; Eating in Naples; Christmas Travels

586 Travel Writers Travels; Autumn Light in Japan; Swedish Values

Pico Iyer explains why autumn is the perfect season for understanding the soul of Japan, Robert Reid recommends how to amp up your next vacation by traveling like a travel writer, and tour guides from Sweden share tips on keeping expenses in check and enjoying Scandinavia like a local.

51 MIN6 d ago
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586 Travel Writers Travels; Autumn Light in Japan; Swedish Values

585 Pilgrim Trails of Italy; Wayfinding

What is relying on GPS doing to your brain? We'll explore our innate "Wayfinding" abilities with a science reporter who's investigated how some people are able to navigate with only natural features as their guide. Plus, enthusiasts of hiking Europe's medieval footpaths share what it's like to walk Italy's pilgrim trails to Rome.

51 MIN1 w ago
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585 Pilgrim Trails of Italy; Wayfinding

584 My Town; Lidia's Flavors of Italy; Wine Expert

The host of the TV show Lidia's Italy describes how the special of the day varies from region to region in the homes and restaurants of Italy. We'll also hear from a Madrid-based wine expert on tips to better enjoy what you're drinking, and listeners tell us what makes their hometowns feel special.

51 MIN2 w ago
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584 My Town; Lidia's Flavors of Italy; Wine Expert

503a The Nez Perce War; American Nomads

How much are we a product of our nation's history? Learn about the struggles between Chief Joseph of the Nez Perce and US General Oliver Otis Howard in the years following the Civil War. We'll also hear about the growing number of older, "houseless" Americans living full time in RVs and camper vans: For some, it's the ultimate freedom; for others, it's all they have left.

51 MIN3 w ago
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503a The Nez Perce War; American Nomads

583 Provence; Germany This Year; Gdańsk

We commemorate the big anniversaries in Germany for the fall of the Berlin Wall and the birth of the Bauhaus art movement. We'll also hear how Poland's port city of Gdańsk is an important historical center, and comes recommended as an up-and-coming visitor destination. And hear how the French like to relax in Provence, in the sunny south of France.

51 MINNOV 9
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583 Provence; Germany This Year; Gdańsk

582 Istria; Wee County Louth; Tides

Tour guides discuss two of Europe's scenic and less-crowded peninsulas: Croatia's Istrian Peninsula and Ireland's Cooley Peninsula. Then a marine conservationist shares what he's discovered about the power of tides around the world — and how they affect you, even if you don't live near the shore.

51 MINNOV 2
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582 Istria; Wee County Louth; Tides

581 Recoleta Cemetery; Spooky Atlas Obscura; Near the Exit

Just in time for Halloween and Day of the Dead, meet some of the famous residents of Buenos Aires' Recoleta Cemetery. Then take an armchair expedition to some of the spookiest places in the Atlas Obscura catalog. And hear what an Episcopal deacon has learned about how people around the world deal with death.

51 MINOCT 26
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581 Recoleta Cemetery; Spooky Atlas Obscura; Near the Exit

461a Dracula's Romania; Discriminating London Guide; Travel Kindnesses

Find out about the ruthless 15th-century prince behind the Dracula legend, still a major source of tourism for Romania. Then get introduced to some of London's more sophisticated establishments, where you can dine and dress like a real gentleman or lady. And enjoy a taste of Diwali, India's "festival of lights" — plus hear from other listeners about unforgettable people they've met in their travels.

51 MINOCT 19
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461a Dracula's Romania; Discriminating London Guide; Travel Kindnesses

580 Villages of Tuscany; Megafauna

American-born tour guides who've settled in Tuscany tell us why it's an ideal region for experiencing the essence of Italy. And the curator of mammalogy at the American Museum of Natural History tells us what scientists are learning about the fantastic beasts that used to roam the Earth — as they investigate why they went extinct.

51 MINOCT 12
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580 Villages of Tuscany; Megafauna

Latest Episodes

587 Cod in Portugal; Eating in Naples; Christmas Travels

Find out why cod is an important comfort food in Portugal, and get a taste of the treats found in Naples and the Campania region of Italy. We'll also hear from listeners on what they enjoy about traveling overseas during the Christmas season, and Rick checks in with an innkeeper in Dingle to learn how the west coast of Ireland gears up for the holidays.

51 MINjust now
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587 Cod in Portugal; Eating in Naples; Christmas Travels

586 Travel Writers Travels; Autumn Light in Japan; Swedish Values

Pico Iyer explains why autumn is the perfect season for understanding the soul of Japan, Robert Reid recommends how to amp up your next vacation by traveling like a travel writer, and tour guides from Sweden share tips on keeping expenses in check and enjoying Scandinavia like a local.

51 MIN6 d ago
Comments
586 Travel Writers Travels; Autumn Light in Japan; Swedish Values

585 Pilgrim Trails of Italy; Wayfinding

What is relying on GPS doing to your brain? We'll explore our innate "Wayfinding" abilities with a science reporter who's investigated how some people are able to navigate with only natural features as their guide. Plus, enthusiasts of hiking Europe's medieval footpaths share what it's like to walk Italy's pilgrim trails to Rome.

51 MIN1 w ago
Comments
585 Pilgrim Trails of Italy; Wayfinding

584 My Town; Lidia's Flavors of Italy; Wine Expert

The host of the TV show Lidia's Italy describes how the special of the day varies from region to region in the homes and restaurants of Italy. We'll also hear from a Madrid-based wine expert on tips to better enjoy what you're drinking, and listeners tell us what makes their hometowns feel special.

51 MIN2 w ago
Comments
584 My Town; Lidia's Flavors of Italy; Wine Expert

503a The Nez Perce War; American Nomads

How much are we a product of our nation's history? Learn about the struggles between Chief Joseph of the Nez Perce and US General Oliver Otis Howard in the years following the Civil War. We'll also hear about the growing number of older, "houseless" Americans living full time in RVs and camper vans: For some, it's the ultimate freedom; for others, it's all they have left.

51 MIN3 w ago
Comments
503a The Nez Perce War; American Nomads

583 Provence; Germany This Year; Gdańsk

We commemorate the big anniversaries in Germany for the fall of the Berlin Wall and the birth of the Bauhaus art movement. We'll also hear how Poland's port city of Gdańsk is an important historical center, and comes recommended as an up-and-coming visitor destination. And hear how the French like to relax in Provence, in the sunny south of France.

51 MINNOV 9
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583 Provence; Germany This Year; Gdańsk

582 Istria; Wee County Louth; Tides

Tour guides discuss two of Europe's scenic and less-crowded peninsulas: Croatia's Istrian Peninsula and Ireland's Cooley Peninsula. Then a marine conservationist shares what he's discovered about the power of tides around the world — and how they affect you, even if you don't live near the shore.

51 MINNOV 2
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582 Istria; Wee County Louth; Tides

581 Recoleta Cemetery; Spooky Atlas Obscura; Near the Exit

Just in time for Halloween and Day of the Dead, meet some of the famous residents of Buenos Aires' Recoleta Cemetery. Then take an armchair expedition to some of the spookiest places in the Atlas Obscura catalog. And hear what an Episcopal deacon has learned about how people around the world deal with death.

51 MINOCT 26
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581 Recoleta Cemetery; Spooky Atlas Obscura; Near the Exit

461a Dracula's Romania; Discriminating London Guide; Travel Kindnesses

Find out about the ruthless 15th-century prince behind the Dracula legend, still a major source of tourism for Romania. Then get introduced to some of London's more sophisticated establishments, where you can dine and dress like a real gentleman or lady. And enjoy a taste of Diwali, India's "festival of lights" — plus hear from other listeners about unforgettable people they've met in their travels.

51 MINOCT 19
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461a Dracula's Romania; Discriminating London Guide; Travel Kindnesses

580 Villages of Tuscany; Megafauna

American-born tour guides who've settled in Tuscany tell us why it's an ideal region for experiencing the essence of Italy. And the curator of mammalogy at the American Museum of Natural History tells us what scientists are learning about the fantastic beasts that used to roam the Earth — as they investigate why they went extinct.

51 MINOCT 12
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580 Villages of Tuscany; Megafauna
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