Rick Steeves

For anyone that thinks I love every aspect of traveling: you're wrong! Traveling can be difficult on so many levels--especially
Tour guiding has its mundane side...such as entering all the receipts into our guides' not-so-beloved accounting software
This little clip captures one of the great joys of travel: discovering a new drink, perfectly local, with just the right
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    Paris is relaxed in October. And -- even on the once-each-month free day, with heightened security and a sizable line
Every time I huddle with my guides, exploring ways to improve Rick Steves Europe Tours, our goal is the same: "How do we
(Follow along on my travel blog and on Facebook as I guide the Rick Steves Europe Tours Best of Europe in 21 Days Tour.) Here
Photo: thetravelphile.com / facebook.com/thetravelphile (Follow along on my travel blog and on Facebook as I guide the Rick
Photo: thetravelphile.com / facebook.com/thetravelphile As museums get more and more crowded, the value of the free audio
(Follow along on my travel blog and on Facebook as I guide the Rick Steves Europe Tours Best of Europe in 21 Days Tour.) I
While touring the newly renovated and wonderful Museo del Duomo in Florence, we stayed until the very last minute. The museum
Just after crossing from Switzerland into France we made a quick lunch stop at a modern mall next to the expressway. In this
I've been leading bus tours since the 1970s. Back then, my groups were nearly all women. (My theory: Guys were comfortable
We'll do just about anything to give our travelers memorable cultural experiences when they join us on a Rick Steves bus
Every guide dreams of having his or her group enjoy the happy moment when the farmers bring their cows down from the high
I love Switzerland's Lauterbrunnen Valley, which is named for its many "loud waterfalls." The loudest of these waterfalls
The Swiss, who are both great engineers and great lovers of nature, know how to make Alpine thrills accessible to almost
The Swiss love to cap their peaks with restaurants. One of the most popular is the Schilthorn's Piz Gloria, a revolving restaurant
This clip is the first of a five-day series of fun I had with my Rick Steves' Best of Europe Tour group high in the Swiss