Rick Steves is an American travel writer, author, activist, and television personality. He has hosted Rick Steves' Europe, a travel series on public television and currently hosts a public radio travel show called Travel with Rick Steves.
Recent episodes featuring Rick Steves

        506a World of Atlas Obscura; Scottish Hebrides; Saudade in Portugal
The folks from Atlas Obscura tell us about many of the remarkable traditions they've encountered, including a few of the creepiest. We'll also discover the timeless character of Scotland's Hebrides islands — where you're more likely to overhear conversations in Scots Gaelic than English — and learn how to turn the blues into songs that make you feel better with the fado music of Portugal. For more information on Travel with Rick Steves - including episode descriptions, program archives and related details - visit www.ricksteves.com.
Ironbridge Gorge, England: Blists Hill Victorian Town
Step back into the 1890s at Blists Hill Victorian Town, an open-air museum in Ironbridge Gorge that re-creates the area as it was during its Industrial Revolution heyday. More info about travel to England: https://www.ricksteves.com/europe/england

        591 Polynesian Explorers; Northern Greece; Greek To Me
Tour guides from Athens and Thessaloniki recommend attractions to visit in Northern Greece, and "Comma Queen" Mary Norris explains what a love of Greek language and mythology can add to your own Greece odyssey. We'll also admire the seafaring skills of the Polynesians and hear how a cultural faux pas led to Captain James Cook's fateful encounter with the Hawaiians. For more information on Travel with Rick Steves - including episode descriptions, program archives and related details - visit www.ricksteves.com.

        590 Heart of Haiti; Arctic Refuge
On the 10th anniversary of the earthquake that devastated Haiti, journalist Catherine Porter tells Rick how the rescue of a 2-year-old girl brought hope to a desperate country — and changed her life, too. Plus, adventure traveler Christopher Solomon tells us what a recent trip to the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge showed him about the forces battling over the largest wilderness refuge in the US. For more information on Travel with Rick Steves - including episode descriptions, program archives and related details - visit www.ricksteves.com.
Tuscany, Italy: Staying at an Agriturismo
An agriturismo — a working farm that offers BnB-type accommodations — is an ideal home base for exploring the Tuscan countryside. At these cozy lodgings, you'll find rustic furnishings, warm hospitality, and the chance to slow down and taste rural life in Italy. More info about travel to Italy: https://www.ricksteves.com/europe/italy
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Stats
Birthdate
May 10th, 1955
Location
Edmonds, WA, USA
Episode Count
1741
Podcast Count
28
Total Airtime
1 month, 2 days