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Travel with Rick Steves: Episodes

Cruise your way around Provence and Ireland: We'll look at your options for getting around the Emerald Isle, and for exploring the floral landscapes and villages of southern France. And a pair of professional tour-bus drivers offer tips on what you can expect when navigating the highways of Europe.
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Get a personal look at India: BBC reporter Nick Bryant tells us what he learned about Indian society while he was stationed in New Delhi, and actress Madhur Jaffrey shares childhood memories from the last days of British colonialism. Plus, friends from Italy tell Rick how they cope with the everyday ...
This show goes to great depths: A diving enthusiast highlights the underwater world, from the turquoise coasts of Central America to the cold jade waters of Puget Sound. Then NPR's Steve Inskeep explains what Karachi showed him about the world's mushrooming mega-cities. And author Scott Wallace ...
To mark the centenary of the start of World War I, we'll hear how the British are remembering the Great War, and what's afoot in London this year, where WWI sites, events, and memorials make good on the British promise to "never forget." Then we'll visit the areas of the former Yugoslavia, ...
Get tips for enjoying the scenic fjord country of Norway, currently celebrating its 200 years as a nation. Then listen in as we chat about what makes the tiny Riviera principality of Monaco sparkle, and listeners share tales of faux pas they committed while traveling abroad.
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Do a little vicarious traveling for Mother's Day: Listen in as American author Jennifer Wilson describes her experience of relocating her family to the same Croatian village that her great-grandparents had emigrated from. Then, an American who married a Frenchman explains what it's like to raise ...
Join us for a generous dose of convivial banter about Scotland: We'll hear all about this year's Scottish "Homecoming," then get insider tips for enjoying Edinburgh and Glasgow, and exploring the Scotland's borderlands, Highlands, and islands. Plus, folk singer Jim Malcolm shares some ...
Enjoy Mexico and the Netherlands like you're one of the family: The authors of "The People's Guide to Mexico" share tips for making your next trip south of the border extra-fun and culturally rewarding. Then we’ll look into family-friendly cultural treats in the Netherlands, including ...
Some of the world's most impressive art was designed to be part of the place where you see it.  On the next Travel with Rick Steves, we'll look at the many options you have for viewing site-specific art in the Americas.  We'll also learn about heritage sites in Latin America and Iberia that ...
Learn how Ireland is displaying its connections with the infamous Titanic — in Belfast, where it was built, and in County Cork, its final port of call. We'll also explore the historic synagogues and neighborhoods of Prague, once home to Europe's largest Jewish population. And we'll meet ...
British actress and global traveler Joanna Lumley tells Rick why her family is revered in Bhutan, then Spanish tour guides describe the highlights of their country's spiritual capital, Toledo. Plus, Rick shares tips for finding an affordable room and a good breakfast in Europe’s convents ...
International news gets personal as Rick's friends give us a peek into what current affairs are on Germans' minds, and a tour guide from Turkey explains what prompted her to join the thousands protesting in the streets of Istanbul last year. Plus, Rick shares travel notes with listeners about Egypt, ...
Author Ferenc Máté shares the rewards of relying on one another, instead of our gadgets, and filmmaker Dan Austin describes how a low-budget bike journey changed his view of the world — and spurred him to do the same for others. Plus, listeners share teachable moments they encountered ...
We'll hear how Americans can now legally visit Cuba, from a Cuba travel expert who leads motorcycle tours across the island. Also, author Graham Robb tells us about the accomplishments of the ancient Celts, and the sophisticated celestial-based geometry they used to organize their world, and a pair of ...
This week, we'll learn about the pre-Inca sites of the northern Peru cloud forest, where the tourist crowds of Cuzco are hundreds of miles away. Also, a radio journalist describes what it was like to be embedded with the U-S military in Iraq and Afghanistan, where he got to observe the day to day lives ...
Hear about the threats to iconic places in the United States that the World Monuments Fund has added to its latest "watch list" of endangered places. Guides from Wales and Ireland share their favorite highlights of the Irish Sea that unites the Celtic lands of Britain and Ireland.  Also, ...
Meet an urban explorer who tells us why his favorite part of Paris is underground, and how he gets to enjoy a view of the Manhattan skyline from the top of the Brooklyn Bridge. We'll also hear how a street artist brings color and panache to people around the world. Also, soon-to-be travelers ask Rick ...
Guides from Greece and Egypt share tips for sightseeing the historical highlights of the eastern Mediterranean. Plus, guides from southern Italy and Morocco take listener calls with ideas for exploring the local color of the "instep" of southeast Italy, and for going deep into Morocco.
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Learn about a few of the many traditional cheeses that go with the seasons in France. Two authors tell us about the culture shock that comes with marrying a Frenchman and living in Paris. Also, an American clothing designer tells us how he awakened a part of himself, by returning to West Africa, where ...
The heroic efforts of Allied troops known as The Monuments Men are about to be depicted in a major motion picture.  Hear how the film's co-author and producer was inspired to tell their story, and how the effort to recover important works of art stolen by the Nazis in World War Two continues today ...
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